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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.  

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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  Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433) was born on this day in history.  

1495  On August - 01 birth of jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect  

1520  On this day in history birth of sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72)  

1545  On this day in history birth of andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (d. 1622)  

1555  Edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597) was born on this day in history.  

1579  On this day in history birth of luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644)  

Famous Deaths In August - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0527  Justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies on this day in history.  

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

1190  Floris III, Count of Holland, dies on this day in history.  

1227  On August - 01 death of shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1179)  

1402  On August - 01 death of edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b. 1341)  

1457  On August - 01 laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50  

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 this day in history.  

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