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"