Historical Events In August - 02
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
1923 Warren Harding, 29th Pres (1921-23), dies at Palace Hotel SF at 57 on August - 02.
1924 On August - 02 carroll O'Connor born (Archie Bunker in All in the Family)
1924 The birth of James Baldwin, American writer on this day in history.
1924 Joe Hauser sets record of 14 total bases in a game on this day in history.
1924 James Baldwin, NY, author (Go Tell it on Mountain, Another Country) on August - 02.
1925 On August - 02 alan Wicker, British broadcaster
1926 On this day in history betsy Bloomingdale, dept store mogul
1927 On August - 02 brian Neill, British Lord Justice of Appeal
1928 Mussolini signs peace treaty with Abyssinia (Ethiopia) on August - 02.
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 August - 02.
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 On this day in history gheorghe Cucu, composer, dies at 50
1934 On August - 02 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.
1934 On August - 02 william Franks twirls an indian club overhead 17,280 times in 1 hour
1934 1st airplane train, plane tows 3 mail gliders behind it on August - 02.
1934 On this day in history paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Hindenburg, soldier/statesman, dies at 86
1937 On August - 02 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 Hatch Act prohibits political activity by federal workers on this day in history.
1940 Clermont-Ferrand sentences Gen Charles de Gaulle to death on August - 02.
1941 Jews are expelled from Hungarian Ruthenia on August - 02.
1941 German 11st Army surrounds 20 Russian divisions at Oeman on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1942 Friedrich Aereboe, Dutch landlord, dies at 77 on August - 02.
1943 PT-109, under command of LTJG John F. Kennedy, cut in half by Japanese cruiser on August - 02.
1943 Revolt in Treblinka on this day in history.
1943 Armed revolt breaks out in Treblinka on August - 02.
1944 On this day in history amsterdam soccer team "The Volewijckers" plays in orange shirts
1945 Potsdam Conference ended, with Stalin, Truman & Churchill on August - 02.
1945 Emil Nikolaus von Reznicek, composer (Donna Diana), dies at 85 on August - 02.