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Historical Events In August - 01

Monday, 28 September 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  On this day in history syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian captain pre-WWI), dies  

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 August - 01.  

1933  Carl Hubbell sets record of consecutive scoreless innings (45 1/3) on August - 01.  

1934  On August - 01 paul Von Hindenburg dies at 86, Hitler takes over presidency  

1934  The first airplane train, plane tows 3 mail gliders behind it on this day in history.  

1934  William Franks twirls an indian club overhead 17,280 times in 1 hour on August - 01.  

1934  Piotr Maszynski, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

1936  On this day in history adolph Hitler opens Berlin Olympic Games  

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

1939  Hatch Act prohibits political activity by federal workers on August - 01.  

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 August - 01 jews are expelled from Hungarian Ruthenia  

1943  PT-109 rammed & sunk, the future Pres. Kennedy suffers a back is injury on this day in history.  

1943  On August - 01 race riot in Harlem New York city  

1943  Ismar Elbogen, German/US learned/rabbi (Jewish Lexicon), dies at 68 on August - 01.  

1944  On August - 01 poland - Warsaw Revolt Begins  

1944  On August - 01 manuel Luis Quezón y Molina, pres of Philippines (1935-42), dies at 65  

1946  Pres Truman establishes Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) on August - 01.  

1946  Andrei Vlasov, Russian general (Red Army, Wehrmacht) executed at 45 on this day in history.  

1950  King Leopold of Belgium abdicates, Baudouin becomes king on August - 01.  

1950  Territory of Guam created on August - 01.  

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  First commercial building heated by Sun - in Albuquerque New Mexico on this day in history.  

1957  On this day in history glen Gorbous throws a baseball a record 136 m (445'10")  

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 August - 01.  

1960  On this day in history chubby Checker brings out "The Twist"  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1313  Emperor Kogon of Japan (d. 1364) was born on August - 01.  

1322  On this day in history birth of peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian  

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

1495  On this day in history birth of jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect  

1520  Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72) was born on this day in history.  

1545  On August - 01 birth of andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (d. 1622)  

1555  On August - 01 birth of edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597)  

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  Justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies on August - 01.  

1137  Louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37) on this day in history.  

1190  On this day in history floris III, Count of Holland, dies  

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  Laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50 on this day in history.  

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 August - 01.  

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