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Historical Events For August - 01

Friday, 24 February 2017

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  On August - 01 konrad Duden, German linguist (Das, grosse Duden Lexicon), dies  

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 August - 01.  

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

1914  On August - 01 british fleet reaches Scapa Flow  

1914  On this day in history jack Delano, composer  

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1915  Ronald MacDonald, British major-general on August - 01.  

1916  Hawaii National Park established on August - 01.  

1916  Hawaii National Park forms on this day in history.  

1916  On this day in history viscount Hanworth, barrister  

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

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

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 this day in history frank Little, IWW organizer, lynched in Butte, MT  

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

1918  British troops enter Vladivostok on August - 01.  

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

1919  On August - 01 queen Wilhelmina opens 1st Air Fair in Amsterdam  

1919  On August - 01 stanley Middleton, novelist  

1920  Papendrecht soccer team forms on this day in history.  

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

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

1921  Benjamin Roberts, British industrial relations expert on this day in history.  

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 August - 01.  

1923  Pres Harding dies at Palace Hotel, SF on August - 01.  

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

1925  On August - 01 john Pieter Veth, painter/lithographer/etcher/writer, dies at 61  

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  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 August - 01.  

1495  On August - 01 birth of jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect  

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 August - 01.  

1579  Luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644) was born on August - 01.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0527  On August - 01 justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies  

1137  Louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37) on August - 01.  

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

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  On August - 01 laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50  

1464  On this day in history death of cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1386)  

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

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