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Historical Events Happened In August - 01

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

1911  Omar N Bradley (18) begins education in West Point on this day in history.  

1911  Kenneth Norman Joseph Loveless, priest folk musician on August - 01.  

1911  Konrad Duden, German linguist (Das, grosse Duden Lexicon), dies on August - 01.  

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

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  On August - 01 germany declares war on the Soviet Union, Italy declares itself neutral.  

1914  British fleet reaches Scapa Flow on this day in history.  

1914  Jack Delano, composer on August - 01.  

1915  Ronald MacDonald, British major-general on this day in history.  

1916  Hawaii National Park established on August - 01.  

1916  Hawaii National Park forms on this day in history.  

1916  On August - 01 viscount Hanworth, barrister  

1916  On August - 01 claude Newberry, S Afr cricket All-rounder (v England 1913-14), dies  

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

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

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

1917  Benjamin Roberts, British industrial relations expert on August - 01.  

1918  British troops enter Vladivostok on this day in history.  

1918  On this day in history wyndraeth Morris-Jones, British political scientist  

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

1919  Stanley Middleton, novelist on this day in history.  

1920  On this day in history papendrecht soccer team forms  

1920  On August - 01 jeffrey Segal, actor (Traitors)/playwright  

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

1921  On August - 01 benjamin Roberts, British industrial relations expert  

1922  On this day in history hendrikus Colijn becomes political editor-in-chief of The Standard  

1922  Arthur Hill, Saskatchewan Canada, actor (Owen Marshall, Glitter) on this day in history.  

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  On August - 01 shortwave-radio link between Kootwijk & Netherland East-Indies  

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

1926  On this day in history battles between Druzen & French in Damascus  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1313  On August - 01 birth of emperor Kogon of Japan (d. 1364)  

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

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

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  Luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644) was born on August - 01.  

Famous Deaths In August - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0527  Justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies on August - 01.  

1137  On August - 01 louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37)  

1190  Floris III, Count of Holland, dies on August - 01.  

1227  Death of Shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1179) on this day in history.  

1402  On August - 01 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  On this day in history death of cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1386)  

1541  On this day in history death of simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493)