Historical Events In August - 02
Thursday, 13 May 2021
1923 On August - 02 warren Harding, 29th Pres (1921-23), dies at Palace Hotel SF at 57
1924 On this day in history carroll O'Connor born (Archie Bunker in All in the Family)
1924 On August - 02 the birth of James Baldwin, American writer
1924 Joe Hauser sets record of 14 total bases in a game on August - 02.
1924 On this day in history james Baldwin, NY, author (Go Tell it on Mountain, Another Country)
1925 Alan Wicker, British broadcaster on this day in history.
1926 Betsy Bloomingdale, dept store mogul on this day in history.
1927 Brian Neill, British Lord Justice of Appeal on this day in history.
1928 Mussolini signs peace treaty with Abyssinia (Ethiopia) on this day in history.
1929 On August - 02 phillies Don Hurst sets NL record of 6 consecutive games with a HR
1931 Spanish Catalonia agrees (99+%) for autonomous status on this day in history.
1932 The birth of Peter O'Toole, British actor on this day in history.
1932 On August - 02 charlie Grimm replaces Roger Hornsby as manager of Chic Cubs
1932 Gheorghe Cucu, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.
1934 Death of Hindenberg. Hitler becomes head of state and commander-in-chief of the armed forces. Hitler proclaims himself "Fuehrer" and forces all military personnel to swear allegience to him on August - 02.
1934 On August - 02 william Franks twirls an indian club overhead 17,280 times in 1 hour
1934 On August - 02 1st airplane train, plane tows 3 mail gliders behind it
1934 On August - 02 paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Hindenburg, soldier/statesman, dies at 86
1937 On this day in history the Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 is passed in America, essentially rendering marijuana and all its by-products illegal.
1938 On this day in history 1st test of a yellow baseball (Dodgers vs Cardinals)
1938 On August - 02 bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer, dies at 76
1939 On this day in history hatch Act prohibits political activity by federal workers
1940 Clermont-Ferrand sentences Gen Charles de Gaulle to death on August - 02.
1941 On this day in history jews are expelled from Hungarian Ruthenia
1941 On August - 02 german 11st Army surrounds 20 Russian divisions at Oeman
1941 On August - 02 jose Juan Tablada, Mexican poet (La Feria), dies at 70
1942 250 Dutch Catholic Jews arrested, transported to Amersfoort camp on August - 02.
1942 Friedrich Aereboe, Dutch landlord, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1943 On August - 02 pT-109, under command of LTJG John F. Kennedy, cut in half by Japanese cruiser
1943 On August - 02 revolt in Treblinka.
1943 Armed revolt breaks out in Treblinka on August - 02.
1944 Amsterdam soccer team "The Volewijckers" plays in orange shirts on this day in history.
1945 Potsdam Conference ended, with Stalin, Truman & Churchill on this day in history.
1945 On August - 02 emil Nikolaus von Reznicek, composer (Donna Diana), dies at 85