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Historical Events In August - 02

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1906  Chicago White Sox begin record 19 game win streak on this day in history.  

1906  On August - 02 chicago White Sox begin AL record 19 game win streak  

1906  Albert Goodwin, historian on this day in history.  

1907  On this day in history walter Johnson, 19, debuts with Washington & loses 3-2 to Detroit  

1908  On August - 02 george Kimble, geographer  

1909  On this day in history army Air Corps formed as Army takes first delivery from Wright Brothers  

1909  On this day in history the first Lincoln head pennies minted  

1909  1st Lincoln head pennies minted on August - 02.  

1909  On August - 02 lord Benson, accountant  

1910  Gertruida EW "Truss" van Aalten, actress (Girl in Blue Hat) on this day in history.  

1911  On August - 02 haiti's dictator Simon flees on US warship near Jamaica  

1912  On this day in history 18th US Golf Open: John McDermott shoots a 294 at CC of Buffalo NY  

1912  Ann Dvorak, [McKim], NYC, actress (G Men, Life of Her Own, Scarface) on this day in history.  

1913  On this day in history lord Benson, accountant  

1914  On August - 02 sherlock Holmes Adventure "His Last Bow" takes place  

1914  On this day in history belgian govt receives German ultimatum  

1914  Felix Leclerc, composer on August - 02.  

1914  On this day in history gabriel Edouard Xavier Dupont, composer, dies at 36  

1915  On August - 02 johan Limpers, sculptor/resistance fighter  

1916  On this day in history world War I: Austrian sabotage causes the sinking of the Italian battleship Leonardo da Vinci in Taranto.  

1916  Beatrice Straight, Old Westbury NY, actress (Poltergeist, Nun's Story) on August - 02.  

1916  Hamish MacCunn, composer, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

1918  Japan announces that it is deploying troops to Siberia in the aftermath of World War I on August - 02.  

1919  On August - 02 john Pinkerton, compuer scientist  

1920  Marcus Garvey presents his "Back To Africa" program in NYC on August - 02.  

1920  On August - 02 louis Pauwels, writer/editor  

1921  Enrico Carus opera singer tenor, died on August - 02.  

1921  Chicago jury brings in not guilty verdict against the Black Sox on this day in history.  

1921  On this day in history enrico Caruso, Italian opera singer, dies at 48  

1921  Enrico Carus opera singer: tenor, died on August - 02.  

1922  On August - 02 china, hit by a typhoon; about 60,000 die  

1922  On this day in history carroll O'Connor, NYC, actor (All in the Family, Heat of the Night)  

1922  On this day in history alexander Graham Bell, Scottish/US physicist (telephone), dies  

1923  Brian Neill, Lord Justice of Appeal on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 02

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1455  On August - 02 birth of johan Cicero, elect of Brandenburg (1486-99)  

1533  On this day in history birth of theodor Zwinger, Swiss scholar (d. 1588)  

1627  Samuel Dircksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter was born on this day in history.  

1632  On this day in history birth of kaspar von Stieler, German poet (Teutsche Wolredner)  

1672  Johann Jakob Scheuchzer, Swiss scholar (d. 1733) was born on August - 02.  

1674  Philip II, Duke of Orléans, Regent of France (d. 1723) was born on August - 02.  

1696  On this day in history birth of mahmud I, Sultan of Ottoman (Turkey) (1730-54)/fought Austria & Russia  

1703  Lorenzo Ricci, Italian Jesuit leader (d. 1775) was born on August - 02.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0257  On August - 02 stefanus I, bishop of Rome (254-57)/heretic fighter, dies  

0640  On August - 02 severinus, Italian Pope (640), dies  

0686  On August - 02 john V, 1st Greeks-Syrian Pope (685-86), dies  

0924  Death of Ælfweard of Wessex on August - 02.  

1002  On August - 02 abu Amir Mohammed ibn Abd allah ibn Mohammed ibn Abi Amir, dies at 64  

1075  On August - 02 john VIII Xiphilinus, theologian/patriarch of Constantinople, dies  

1100  On this day in history death of william II, [Rufus], king of England, shot in New Forest at 44  

1222  On this day in history death of count Raymond VI of Toulouse (b. 1156)  

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