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Historical Events In August - 01

Tuesday, 11 May 2021

1926  On August - 01 israel Zangwill, British zionists writer (Ghetto tragedies), dies  

1927  Earliest date for a film to be considered for the Academy Awards on this day in history.  

1928  Babe Ruth hits HR # 42 & is 4 weeks ahead of his 1927 pace on this day in history.  

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

1932  On August - 01 arnold Fothergill, cricketer (8 wickets in 2 Tests for Eng 1889), dies  

1933  On this day in history the birth of Dom Deluise, American film actor  

1933  Carl Hubbell sets record of consecutive scoreless innings (45 1/3) on this day in history.  

1934  Paul Von Hindenburg dies at 86, Hitler takes over presidency on August - 01.  

1934  On August - 01 the first airplane train, plane tows 3 mail gliders behind it  

1934  On August - 01 william Franks twirls an indian club overhead 17,280 times in 1 hour  

1934  On August - 01 piotr Maszynski, composer, dies at 79  

1936  Adolph Hitler opens Berlin Olympic Games on August - 01.  

1936  On this day in history the birth of Yves Saint-Laurent, Designer  

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

1940  On August - 01 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  On August - 01 pT-109 rammed & sunk, the future Pres. Kennedy suffers a back is injury  

1943  On August - 01 race riot in Harlem New York city  

1943  On August - 01 ismar Elbogen, German/US learned/rabbi (Jewish Lexicon), dies at 68  

1944  On this day in history poland - Warsaw Revolt Begins  

1944  Manuel Luis Quezón y Molina, pres of Philippines (1935-42), dies at 65 on August - 01.  

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

1946  Andrei Vlasov, Russian general (Red Army, Wehrmacht) executed at 45 on August - 01.  

1950  King Leopold of Belgium abdicates, Baudouin becomes king on August - 01.  

1950  On August - 01 territory of Guam created  

1953  On this day in history northern Rhodesia becomes part of Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland  

1954  Charles-A Cingria, writer, dies on this day in history.  

1957  On August - 01 first commercial building heated by Sun - in Albuquerque New Mexico  

1957  Glen Gorbous throws a baseball a record 136 m (445'10") on August - 01.  

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 August - 01.  

1958  On August - 01 uS submarine USS Nautilus submerges under the Arctic ice cap  

1960  On August - 01 chubby Checker brings out "The Twist"  

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

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

1520  Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72) was born on this day in history.  

1545  Andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (d. 1622) was born on this day in history.  

1555  On this day in history birth of edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597)  

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

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  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  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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