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Historical Events Happened In August - 01

Monday, 21 April 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  Kenneth Norman Joseph Loveless, priest folk musician on this day in history.  

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

1912  Brian Keith-Lucas, political scientist on this day in history.  

1913  On this day in history jerome Moross, Brooklyn NY, composer (Frankie & Johnny)  

1914  Germany declares war on Russia in WW I on this day in history.  

1914  Germany declares war on the Soviet Union, Italy declares itself neutral on this day in history.  

1914  On this day in history british fleet reaches Scapa Flow  

1914  On this day in history jack Delano, composer  

1915  On this day in history ronald MacDonald, British major-general  

1916  On this day in history hawaii National Park established  

1916  On this day in history hawaii National Park forms  

1916  Viscount Hanworth, barrister on this day in history.  

1916  On this day in history claude Newberry, S Afr cricket All-rounder (v England 1913-14), dies  

1917  On this day in history frank Little, IWW organizer is lynched in Butte, Montana  

1917  Start of Third Battle of Ypres Australian soldiers in action at Menin Road, Glencorse Wood, Polygon Wood, Broodseinde Ridge and Passchendaele on this day in history.  

1917  Frank Little, IWW organizer, lynched in Butte, MT on this day in history.  

1917  On this day in history benjamin Roberts, British industrial relations expert  

1918  On this day in history british troops enter Vladivostok  

1918  Wyndraeth Morris-Jones, British political scientist on this day in history.  

1919  Queen Wilhelmina opens 1st Air Fair in Amsterdam on this day in history.  

1919  On this day in history stanley Middleton, novelist  

1920  On this day in history papendrecht soccer team forms  

1920  Jeffrey Segal, actor (Traitors)/playwright on this day in history.  

1920  On this day in history bal Gangadhar Tilak, British-Indian hindu leader, dies  

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

1922  Hendrikus Colijn becomes political editor-in-chief of The Standard on this day in history.  

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  Pres Harding dies at Palace Hotel, SF on this day in history.  

1925  On this day in history shortwave-radio link between Kootwijk & Netherland East-Indies  

1925  John Pieter Veth, painter/lithographer/etcher/writer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1322  Peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian was born on this day in history.  

1377  Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433) was born on this day in history.  

1495  Jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect was born on this day in history.  

1520  Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72) was born on this day in history.  

1545  Andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (d. 1622) was born on this day in history.  

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

1579  Luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In August - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0527  On this day in history justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies  

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

1190  Floris III, Count of Holland, dies on this day in history.  

1227  On this day in history death of shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1179)  

1402  On this day in history death of edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b. 1341)  

1457  Laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50 on this day in history.  

1464  Death of Cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1386) on this day in history.  

1541  Death of Simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493) on this day in history.