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Historical Events In August - 01

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

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

1911  On this day in history omar N Bradley (18) begins education in West Point  

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  On this day in history jerome Moross, Brooklyn NY, composer (Frankie & Johnny)  

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

1916  On this day in history hawaii National Park established  

1916  Hawaii National Park forms on August - 01.  

1916  Viscount Hanworth, barrister on this day in history.  

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

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

1918  On this day in history british troops enter Vladivostok  

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  Stanley Middleton, novelist on this day in history.  

1920  Papendrecht soccer team forms on this day in history.  

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

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  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 this day in history.  

1923  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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  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  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433)  

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

1520  On August - 01 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  On this day in history birth of edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597)  

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

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  On August - 01 floris III, Count of Holland, dies  

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

1402  On this day in history 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 August - 01.  

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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