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Historical Events In August - 02

Friday, 05 March 2021

1906  Chicago White Sox begin record 19 game win streak on August - 02.  

1906  Chicago White Sox begin AL record 19 game win streak on August - 02.  

1906  Albert Goodwin, historian on August - 02.  

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

1908  George Kimble, geographer on August - 02.  

1909  Army Air Corps formed as Army takes first delivery from Wright Brothers on August - 02.  

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

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

1909  On August - 02 lord Benson, accountant  

1910  On this day in history gertruida EW "Truss" van Aalten, actress (Girl in Blue Hat)  

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

1912  On August - 02 18th US Golf Open: John McDermott shoots a 294 at CC of Buffalo NY  

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

1913  On this day in history lord Benson, accountant  

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

1914  On August - 02 belgian govt receives German ultimatum  

1914  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1916  Beatrice Straight, Old Westbury NY, actress (Poltergeist, Nun's Story) on this day in history.  

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

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

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  On this day in history enrico Carus opera singer tenor, died  

1921  Chicago jury brings in not guilty verdict against the Black Sox on August - 02.  

1921  Enrico Caruso, Italian opera singer, dies at 48 on August - 02.  

1921  On this day in history enrico Carus opera singer: tenor, died  

1922  China, hit by a typhoon; about 60,000 die on August - 02.  

1922  On August - 02 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  Johan Cicero, elect of Brandenburg (1486-99) was born on August - 02.  

1533  Theodor Zwinger, Swiss scholar (d. 1588) was born on this day in history.  

1627  On this day in history birth of samuel Dircksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter  

1632  Kaspar von Stieler, German poet (Teutsche Wolredner) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1696  Mahmud I, Sultan of Ottoman (Turkey) (1730-54)/fought Austria & Russia was born on August - 02.  

1703  Lorenzo Ricci, Italian Jesuit leader (d. 1775) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0257  On this day in history stefanus I, bishop of Rome (254-57)/heretic fighter, dies  

0640  Severinus, Italian Pope (640), dies on August - 02.  

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

0924  On August - 02 death of Ælfweard of Wessex  

1002  Abu Amir Mohammed ibn Abd allah ibn Mohammed ibn Abi Amir, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1075  On this day in history john VIII Xiphilinus, theologian/patriarch of Constantinople, dies  

1100  Death of William II, [Rufus], king of England, shot in New Forest at 44 on this day in history.  

1222  Death of Count Raymond VI of Toulouse (b. 1156) on this day in history.  

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