Historical Events In August - 01
Sunday, 25 September 2022
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 August - 01.
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 On August - 01 arnold Fothergill, cricketer (8 wickets in 2 Tests for Eng 1889), dies
1933 On August - 01 the birth of Dom Deluise, American film actor
1933 Carl Hubbell sets record of consecutive scoreless innings (45 1/3) on August - 01.
1934 Paul Von Hindenburg dies at 86, Hitler takes over presidency on August - 01.
1934 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1934 On August - 01 piotr Maszynski, composer, dies at 79
1936 On August - 01 adolph Hitler opens Berlin Olympic Games
1936 The birth of Yves Saint-Laurent, Designer on this day in history.
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 On August - 01 hMS OSWALD,sunk 10 miles SE of Cape Spartivento, SW Italy in Ionian Sea - rammed by Italian destroyer 'Vivaldi'.
1941 On this day in history jews are expelled from Hungarian Ruthenia
1943 PT-109 rammed & sunk, the future Pres. Kennedy suffers a back is injury on August - 01.
1943 Race riot in Harlem New York city on August - 01.
1943 Ismar Elbogen, German/US learned/rabbi (Jewish Lexicon), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1944 Poland - Warsaw Revolt Begins on this day in history.
1944 On this day in history manuel Luis Quezón y Molina, pres of Philippines (1935-42), dies at 65
1946 On August - 01 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 Northern Rhodesia becomes part of Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland on this day in history.
1954 On this day in history charles-A Cingria, writer, dies
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 this day in history.
1957 Harvey Glatmin, 1st bondage-photo victim, executed [or 8/18/59] on this day in history.
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 Chubby Checker brings out "The Twist" on August - 01.