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Historical Events In August - 01

Monday, 19 April 2021

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

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 this day in history.  

1914  On August - 01 british fleet reaches Scapa Flow  

1914  On this day in history jack Delano, composer  

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

1916  On this day in history hawaii National Park established  

1916  Hawaii National Park forms on this day in history.  

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 August - 01 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  On this day in history frank Little, IWW organizer, lynched in Butte, MT  

1917  On August - 01 benjamin Roberts, British industrial relations expert  

1918  On August - 01 british troops enter Vladivostok  

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

1919  Queen Wilhelmina opens 1st Air Fair in Amsterdam on August - 01.  

1919  On this day in history stanley Middleton, novelist  

1920  On August - 01 papendrecht soccer team forms  

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

1920  On August - 01 bal Gangadhar Tilak, British-Indian hindu leader, dies  

1921  Benjamin Roberts, British industrial relations expert on August - 01.  

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

1922  On August - 01 arthur Hill, Saskatchewan Canada, actor (Owen Marshall, Glitter)  

1922  Vaclav Juda Novotny, composer, dies at 72 on August - 01.  

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

1925  Shortwave-radio link between Kootwijk & Netherland East-Indies on August - 01.  

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

1926  On August - 01 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 this day in history birth of emperor Kogon of Japan (d. 1364)  

1322  On this day in history birth of peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian  

1377  Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433) was born on August - 01.  

1495  On this day in history birth of jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect  

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 August - 01.  

1579  On this day in history 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 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  On August - 01 death of shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1179)  

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

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