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Historical Events Happened In August - 01

Monday, 24 November 2014

1910  Mahomed Nissar, cricketer (pioneer Indian opening bowler in Tests) on this day in history.  

1911  On this day in history omar N Bradley (18) begins education in West Point  

1911  On this day in history kenneth Norman Joseph Loveless, priest folk musician  

1911  Konrad Duden, German linguist (Das, grosse Duden Lexicon), dies on this day in history.  

1912  On this day in history brian Keith-Lucas, political scientist  

1913  Jerome Moross, Brooklyn NY, composer (Frankie & Johnny) on August - 01.  

1914  On August - 01 germany declares war on Russia in WW I  

1914  Germany declares war on the Soviet Union, Italy declares itself neutral on August - 01.  

1914  British fleet reaches Scapa Flow on August - 01.  

1914  Jack Delano, composer on August - 01.  

1915  On August - 01 ronald MacDonald, British major-general  

1916  On August - 01 hawaii National Park established  

1916  Hawaii National Park forms on August - 01.  

1916  On this day in history viscount Hanworth, barrister  

1916  Claude Newberry, S Afr cricket All-rounder (v England 1913-14), dies on August - 01.  

1917  Frank Little, IWW organizer is lynched in Butte, Montana on August - 01.  

1917  On August - 01 start of Third Battle of Ypres Australian soldiers in action at Menin Road, Glencorse Wood, Polygon Wood, Broodseinde Ridge and Passchendaele  

1917  On August - 01 frank Little, IWW organizer, lynched in Butte, MT  

1917  Benjamin Roberts, British industrial relations expert on this day in history.  

1918  On August - 01 british troops enter Vladivostok  

1918  Wyndraeth Morris-Jones, British political scientist on August - 01.  

1919  On this day in history queen Wilhelmina opens 1st Air Fair in Amsterdam  

1919  Stanley Middleton, novelist on this day in history.  

1920  On August - 01 papendrecht soccer team forms  

1920  On this day in history jeffrey Segal, actor (Traitors)/playwright  

1920  Bal Gangadhar Tilak, British-Indian hindu leader, dies on this day in history.  

1921  On this day in history benjamin Roberts, British industrial relations expert  

1922  On August - 01 hendrikus Colijn becomes political editor-in-chief of The Standard  

1922  On this day in history arthur Hill, Saskatchewan Canada, actor (Owen Marshall, Glitter)  

1922  Vaclav Juda Novotny, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1923  On August - 01 pres Harding dies at Palace Hotel, SF  

1925  Shortwave-radio link between Kootwijk & Netherland East-Indies on this day in history.  

1925  John Pieter Veth, painter/lithographer/etcher/writer, dies at 61 on August - 01.  

1926  Battles between Druzen & French in Damascus on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1313  Emperor Kogon of Japan (d. 1364) was born on August - 01.  

1322  On August - 01 birth of peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian  

1377  On August - 01 birth of emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433)  

1495  Jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect was born on August - 01.  

1520  On this day in history birth of sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72)  

1545  Andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (d. 1622) was born on August - 01.  

1555  Edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597) was born on this day in history.  

1579  On this day in history birth of luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644)  

Famous Deaths In August - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0527  Justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies on this day in history.  

1137  Louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37) on this day in history.  

1190  On this day in history floris III, Count of Holland, dies  

1227  Death of Shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1179) on August - 01.  

1402  Death of Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b. 1341) on this day in history.  

1457  On this day in history laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50  

1464  On August - 01 death of cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1386)  

1541  Death of Simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493) on August - 01.