Historical Events In August - 01
Friday, 03 July 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 Syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian captain pre-WWI), dies on August - 01.
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 this day in history.
1933 On this day in history carl Hubbell sets record of consecutive scoreless innings (45 1/3)
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 William Franks twirls an indian club overhead 17,280 times in 1 hour on August - 01.
1934 On this day in history piotr Maszynski, composer, dies at 79
1936 Adolph Hitler opens Berlin Olympic Games on August - 01.
1936 The birth of Yves Saint-Laurent, Designer on August - 01.
1939 On August - 01 hatch Act prohibits political activity by federal workers
1940 First expulsion of Jews from Cracow on this day in history.
1940 HMS OSWALD,sunk 10 miles SE of Cape Spartivento, SW Italy in Ionian Sea - rammed by Italian destroyer 'Vivaldi' on August - 01.
1941 Jews are expelled from Hungarian Ruthenia on this day in history.
1943 PT-109 rammed & sunk, the future Pres. Kennedy suffers a back is injury on this day in history.
1943 On this day in history race riot in Harlem New York city
1943 On August - 01 ismar Elbogen, German/US learned/rabbi (Jewish Lexicon), dies at 68
1944 Poland - Warsaw Revolt Begins on August - 01.
1944 Manuel Luis Quezón y Molina, pres of Philippines (1935-42), dies at 65 on August - 01.
1946 On August - 01 pres Truman establishes Atomic Energy Commission (AEC)
1946 Andrei Vlasov, Russian general (Red Army, Wehrmacht) executed at 45 on August - 01.
1950 On this day in history king Leopold of Belgium abdicates, Baudouin becomes king
1950 Territory of Guam created on this day in history.
1953 On August - 01 northern Rhodesia becomes part of Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland
1954 On August - 01 charles-A Cingria, writer, dies
1957 On this day in history first commercial building heated by Sun - in Albuquerque New Mexico
1957 On August - 01 glen Gorbous throws a baseball a record 136 m (445'10")
1957 On this day in history harvey Glatmin, 1st bondage-photo victim, executed [or 8/18/59]
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 this day in history.
1960 Chubby Checker brings out "The Twist" on this day in history.