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Historical Events In August - 01

Saturday, 27 February 2021

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

1927  On this day in history earliest date for a film to be considered for the Academy Awards  

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

1929  On August - 01 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  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  The first airplane train, plane tows 3 mail gliders behind it on this day in history.  

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

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

1936  On August - 01 adolph Hitler opens Berlin Olympic Games  

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

1939  On this day in history 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  On August - 01 jews are expelled from Hungarian Ruthenia  

1943  PT-109 rammed & sunk, the future Pres. Kennedy suffers a back is injury on August - 01.  

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 this day in history.  

1944  Manuel Luis Quezón y Molina, pres of Philippines (1935-42), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1946  On this day in history pres Truman establishes Atomic Energy Commission (AEC)  

1946  On this day in history 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 August - 01 territory of Guam created  

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

1954  On this day in history charles-A Cingria, writer, dies  

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

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 August - 01.  

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 August - 01 birth of sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72)  

1545  On this day in history birth of andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (d. 1622)  

1555  Edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597) was born on August - 01.  

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  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 August - 01.  

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 this day in history.  

1541  Death of Simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493) on this day in history.  

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