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Historical Events In August - 01

Thursday, 09 December 2021

1926  Israel Zangwill, British zionists writer (Ghetto tragedies), dies on this day in history.  

1927  Earliest date for a film to be considered for the Academy Awards on August - 01.  

1928  On August - 01 babe Ruth hits HR # 42 & is 4 weeks ahead of his 1927 pace  

1929  On this day in history syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian captain pre-WWI), dies  

1932  On this day in history arnold Fothergill, cricketer (8 wickets in 2 Tests for Eng 1889), dies  

1933  On August - 01 the birth of Dom Deluise, American film actor  

1933  Carl Hubbell sets record of consecutive scoreless innings (45 1/3) on August - 01.  

1934  On August - 01 paul Von Hindenburg dies at 86, Hitler takes over presidency  

1934  On this day in history the first airplane train, plane tows 3 mail gliders behind it  

1934  On this day in history william Franks twirls an indian club overhead 17,280 times in 1 hour  

1934  Piotr Maszynski, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

1936  Adolph Hitler opens Berlin Olympic Games on this day in history.  

1936  On August - 01 the birth of Yves Saint-Laurent, Designer  

1939  On August - 01 hatch Act prohibits political activity by federal workers  

1940  On this day in history first expulsion of Jews from Cracow.  

1940  HMS OSWALD,sunk 10 miles SE of Cape Spartivento, SW Italy in Ionian Sea - rammed by Italian destroyer 'Vivaldi' on this day in history.  

1941  Jews are expelled from Hungarian Ruthenia on this day in history.  

1943  PT-109 rammed & sunk, the future Pres. Kennedy suffers a back is injury on this day in history.  

1943  On this day in history race riot in Harlem New York city  

1943  Ismar Elbogen, German/US learned/rabbi (Jewish Lexicon), dies at 68 on August - 01.  

1944  Poland - Warsaw Revolt Begins on this day in history.  

1944  On August - 01 manuel Luis Quezón y Molina, pres of Philippines (1935-42), dies at 65  

1946  Pres Truman establishes Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) on this day in history.  

1946  On August - 01 andrei Vlasov, Russian general (Red Army, Wehrmacht) executed at 45  

1950  On this day in history king Leopold of Belgium abdicates, Baudouin becomes king  

1950  On this day in history territory of Guam created  

1953  On August - 01 northern Rhodesia becomes part of Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland  

1954  On August - 01 charles-A Cingria, writer, dies  

1957  First commercial building heated by Sun - in Albuquerque New Mexico on August - 01.  

1957  Glen Gorbous throws a baseball a record 136 m (445'10") on this day in history.  

1957  On this day in history harvey Glatmin, 1st bondage-photo victim, executed [or 8/18/59]  

1958  US first class postage up to $0.04 - was $0.03 for 26 years on this day in history.  

1958  US submarine USS Nautilus submerges under the Arctic ice cap on August - 01.  

1960  Chubby Checker brings out "The Twist" on August - 01.  

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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  Peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian was born on this day in history.  

1377  On August - 01 birth of emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433)  

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

1520  Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72) was born on August - 01.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1190  On August - 01 floris III, Count of Holland, dies  

1227  Death of Shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1179) on August - 01.  

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  On August - 01 death of cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1386)  

1541  On August - 01 death of simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493)  

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