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Historical Events In August - 01

Friday, 03 July 2020

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 this day in history.  

1928  Babe Ruth hits HR # 42 & is 4 weeks ahead of his 1927 pace on August - 01.  

1929  Syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian captain pre-WWI), dies on August - 01.  

1932  Arnold Fothergill, cricketer (8 wickets in 2 Tests for Eng 1889), dies on this day in history.  

1933  The birth of Dom Deluise, American film actor on this day in history.  

1933  On this day in history carl Hubbell sets record of consecutive scoreless innings (45 1/3)  

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  William Franks twirls an indian club overhead 17,280 times in 1 hour on August - 01.  

1934  On this day in history piotr Maszynski, composer, dies at 79  

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

1936  The birth of Yves Saint-Laurent, Designer on August - 01.  

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

1940  First expulsion of Jews from Cracow on this day in history.  

1940  HMS OSWALD,sunk 10 miles SE of Cape Spartivento, SW Italy in Ionian Sea - rammed by Italian destroyer 'Vivaldi' on August - 01.  

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

1944  Poland - Warsaw Revolt Begins on August - 01.  

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

1946  On August - 01 pres Truman establishes Atomic Energy Commission (AEC)  

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

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

1950  Territory of Guam created on this day in history.  

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

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

1957  On this day in history first commercial building heated by Sun - in Albuquerque New Mexico  

1957  On August - 01 glen Gorbous throws a baseball a record 136 m (445'10")  

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

1958  On this day in history uS first class postage up to $0.04 - was $0.03 for 26 years  

1958  US submarine USS Nautilus submerges under the Arctic ice cap on this day in history.  

1960  Chubby Checker brings out "The Twist" 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  Peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian was born on this day in history.  

1377  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433)  

1495  Jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect was born on August - 01.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50  

1464  Death of Cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1386) on August - 01.  

1541  Death of Simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493) on August - 01.  

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