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"