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.