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Historical Events In August - 01

Thursday, 24 September 2020

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

1911  On August - 01 omar N Bradley (18) begins education in West Point  

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

1911  On this day in history konrad Duden, German linguist (Das, grosse Duden Lexicon), dies  

1912  On August - 01 brian Keith-Lucas, political scientist  

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

1914  On this day in history germany declares war on Russia in WW I  

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  Jack Delano, composer on this day in history.  

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

1916  On August - 01 hawaii National Park established  

1916  On August - 01 hawaii National Park forms  

1916  Viscount Hanworth, barrister on this day in history.  

1916  On August - 01 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 August - 01.  

1917  On August - 01 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  On this day in history queen Wilhelmina opens 1st Air Fair in Amsterdam  

1919  On this day in history stanley Middleton, novelist  

1920  Papendrecht soccer team forms on August - 01.  

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

1920  Bal Gangadhar Tilak, British-Indian hindu leader, dies on August - 01.  

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  Arthur Hill, Saskatchewan Canada, actor (Owen Marshall, Glitter) on August - 01.  

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

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

1925  On August - 01 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  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  Emperor Kogon of Japan (d. 1364) was born on August - 01.  

1322  Peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian was born on August - 01.  

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  On August - 01 birth of sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72)  

1545  On August - 01 birth of andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (d. 1622)  

1555  Edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597) was born on August - 01.  

1579  On August - 01 birth of luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644)  

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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  On this day in history louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37)  

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

1464  Death of Cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1386) on August - 01.  

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

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