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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  

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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 August - 02.  

1627  On August - 02 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 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  On August - 02 birth of mahmud I, Sultan of Ottoman (Turkey) (1730-54)/fought Austria & Russia  

1703  On this day in history birth of lorenzo Ricci, Italian Jesuit leader (d. 1775)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0257  On August - 02 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 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  John VIII Xiphilinus, theologian/patriarch of Constantinople, dies on August - 02.  

1100  On August - 02 death of william II, [Rufus], king of England, shot in New Forest at 44  

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

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