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Historical Events In August - 02

Friday, 18 September 2020

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

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

1906  Albert Goodwin, historian on August - 02.  

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

1908  On August - 02 george Kimble, geographer  

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

1909  The first Lincoln head pennies minted on August - 02.  

1909  On this day in history 1st Lincoln head pennies minted  

1909  Lord Benson, accountant on this day in history.  

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  On August - 02 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 August - 02 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  On August - 02 felix Leclerc, composer  

1914  Gabriel Edouard Xavier Dupont, composer, dies at 36 on August - 02.  

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

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

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

1916  On August - 02 hamish MacCunn, composer, dies at 48  

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

1919  John Pinkerton, compuer scientist on August - 02.  

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

1920  Louis Pauwels, writer/editor on August - 02.  

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

1921  On August - 02 chicago jury brings in not guilty verdict against the Black Sox  

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

1922  Carroll O'Connor, NYC, actor (All in the Family, Heat of the Night) on August - 02.  

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 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 August - 02 birth of kaspar von Stieler, German poet (Teutsche Wolredner)  

1672  On this day in history birth of johann Jakob Scheuchzer, Swiss scholar (d. 1733)  

1674  On this day in history birth of philip II, Duke of Orléans, Regent of France (d. 1723)  

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  Stefanus I, bishop of Rome (254-57)/heretic fighter, dies on August - 02.  

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

0686  John V, 1st Greeks-Syrian Pope (685-86), dies on August - 02.  

0924  On August - 02 death of Ælfweard of Wessex  

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  Death of William II, [Rufus], king of England, shot in New Forest at 44 on August - 02.  

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

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