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Historical Events In August - 02

Tuesday, 15 June 2021

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  On August - 02 albert Goodwin, historian  

1907  On August - 02 walter Johnson, 19, debuts with Washington & loses 3-2 to Detroit  

1908  George Kimble, geographer on this day in history.  

1909  On August - 02 army Air Corps formed as Army takes first delivery from Wright Brothers  

1909  The first Lincoln head pennies minted on this day in history.  

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

1909  On this day in history lord Benson, accountant  

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

1911  Haiti's dictator Simon flees on US warship near Jamaica on August - 02.  

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

1912  Ann Dvorak, [McKim], NYC, actress (G Men, Life of Her Own, Scarface) on August - 02.  

1913  On this day in history lord Benson, accountant  

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

1914  Belgian govt receives German ultimatum on this day in history.  

1914  On August - 02 felix Leclerc, composer  

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

1915  Johan Limpers, sculptor/resistance fighter on August - 02.  

1916  World War I: Austrian sabotage causes the sinking of the Italian battleship Leonardo da Vinci in Taranto on August - 02.  

1916  On August - 02 beatrice Straight, Old Westbury NY, actress (Poltergeist, Nun's Story)  

1916  Hamish MacCunn, composer, dies at 48 on August - 02.  

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

1919  On this day in history john Pinkerton, compuer scientist  

1920  On August - 02 marcus Garvey presents his "Back To Africa" program in NYC  

1920  Louis Pauwels, writer/editor on this day in history.  

1921  On August - 02 enrico Carus opera singer tenor, died  

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

1921  Enrico Caruso, Italian opera singer, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

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

1922  On this day in history china, hit by a typhoon; about 60,000 die  

1922  Carroll O'Connor, NYC, actor (All in the Family, Heat of the Night) on this day in history.  

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  Johan Cicero, elect of Brandenburg (1486-99) was born on this day in history.  

1533  On August - 02 birth of theodor Zwinger, Swiss scholar (d. 1588)  

1627  Samuel Dircksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter was born on August - 02.  

1632  Kaspar von Stieler, German poet (Teutsche Wolredner) was born on August - 02.  

1672  On August - 02 birth of johann Jakob Scheuchzer, Swiss scholar (d. 1733)  

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

1696  Mahmud I, Sultan of Ottoman (Turkey) (1730-54)/fought Austria & Russia was born on this day in history.  

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  Severinus, Italian Pope (640), dies on this day in history.  

0686  John V, 1st Greeks-Syrian Pope (685-86), dies on this day in history.  

0924  Death of Ælfweard of Wessex on August - 02.  

1002  On this day in history abu Amir Mohammed ibn Abd allah ibn Mohammed ibn Abi Amir, dies at 64  

1075  John VIII Xiphilinus, theologian/patriarch of Constantinople, dies on August - 02.  

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

1222  On August - 02 death of count Raymond VI of Toulouse (b. 1156)  

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