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.