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Historical Events In August - 02

Monday, 04 July 2022

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

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

1906  On this day in history albert Goodwin, historian  

1907  Walter Johnson, 19, debuts with Washington & loses 3-2 to Detroit on August - 02.  

1908  George Kimble, geographer on August - 02.  

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

1909  On August - 02 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  Haiti's dictator Simon flees on US warship near Jamaica on this day in history.  

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 August - 02.  

1913  On August - 02 lord Benson, accountant  

1914  Sherlock Holmes Adventure "His Last Bow" takes place on August - 02.  

1914  On August - 02 belgian govt receives German ultimatum  

1914  On August - 02 felix Leclerc, composer  

1914  On August - 02 gabriel Edouard Xavier Dupont, composer, dies at 36  

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 August - 02.  

1916  On this day in history beatrice Straight, Old Westbury NY, actress (Poltergeist, Nun's Story)  

1916  On this day in history hamish MacCunn, composer, dies at 48  

1918  Japan announces that it is deploying troops to Siberia in the aftermath of World War I on this day in history.  

1919  John Pinkerton, compuer scientist on this day in history.  

1920  On this day in history 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  On August - 02 chicago jury brings in not guilty verdict against the Black Sox  

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

1921  Enrico Carus opera singer: tenor, died on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1922  Alexander Graham Bell, Scottish/US physicist (telephone), dies on August - 02.  

1923  Brian Neill, Lord Justice of Appeal on August - 02.  

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

1627  On August - 02 birth of samuel Dircksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter  

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

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

1674  On August - 02 birth of philip II, Duke of Orléans, Regent of France (d. 1723)  

1696  On August - 02 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.  

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 this day in history.  

0686  On this day in history john V, 1st Greeks-Syrian Pope (685-86), dies  

0924  On this day in history death of Ælfweard of Wessex  

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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