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Historical Events In August - 01

Monday, 25 January 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  On August - 01 kenneth Norman Joseph Loveless, priest folk musician  

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

1912  Brian Keith-Lucas, political scientist on August - 01.  

1913  Jerome Moross, Brooklyn NY, composer (Frankie & Johnny) on this day in history.  

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 August - 01.  

1914  On August - 01 british fleet reaches Scapa Flow  

1914  On this day in history jack Delano, composer  

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

1916  On this day in history hawaii National Park established  

1916  On August - 01 hawaii National Park forms  

1916  On August - 01 viscount Hanworth, barrister  

1916  Claude Newberry, S Afr cricket All-rounder (v England 1913-14), dies on August - 01.  

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 August - 01.  

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

1917  Benjamin Roberts, British industrial relations expert on this day in history.  

1918  British troops enter Vladivostok on August - 01.  

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

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

1919  Stanley Middleton, novelist on this day in history.  

1920  Papendrecht soccer team forms on August - 01.  

1920  On August - 01 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 this day in history.  

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

1922  Arthur Hill, Saskatchewan Canada, actor (Owen Marshall, Glitter) on August - 01.  

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

1923  On this day in history pres Harding dies at Palace Hotel, SF  

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

1925  On this day in history john Pieter Veth, painter/lithographer/etcher/writer, dies at 61  

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 August - 01.  

1495  On August - 01 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 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 August - 01.  

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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  On this day in history 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 August - 01.  

1402  Death of Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b. 1341) on this day in history.  

1457  Laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50 on August - 01.  

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.  

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