Historical Events In August - 02
Thursday, 02 July 2020
1923 On this day in history warren Harding, 29th Pres (1921-23), dies at Palace Hotel SF at 57
1924 Carroll O'Connor born (Archie Bunker in All in the Family) on this day in history.
1924 The birth of James Baldwin, American writer on August - 02.
1924 Joe Hauser sets record of 14 total bases in a game on August - 02.
1924 On August - 02 james Baldwin, NY, author (Go Tell it on Mountain, Another Country)
1925 On this day in history alan Wicker, British broadcaster
1926 On this day in history betsy Bloomingdale, dept store mogul
1927 Brian Neill, British Lord Justice of Appeal on August - 02.
1928 Mussolini signs peace treaty with Abyssinia (Ethiopia) on this day in history.
1929 On this day in history phillies Don Hurst sets NL record of 6 consecutive games with a HR
1931 On August - 02 spanish Catalonia agrees (99+%) for autonomous status
1932 On this day in history the birth of Peter O'Toole, British actor
1932 Charlie Grimm replaces Roger Hornsby as manager of Chic Cubs on August - 02.
1932 Gheorghe Cucu, composer, dies at 50 on August - 02.
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 On August - 02 1st airplane train, plane tows 3 mail gliders behind it
1934 Paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Hindenburg, soldier/statesman, dies at 86 on August - 02.
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 August - 02 1st test of a yellow baseball (Dodgers vs Cardinals)
1938 Bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1939 Hatch Act prohibits political activity by federal workers on August - 02.
1940 On this day in history clermont-Ferrand sentences Gen Charles de Gaulle to death
1941 Jews are expelled from Hungarian Ruthenia on this day in history.
1941 German 11st Army surrounds 20 Russian divisions at Oeman on August - 02.
1941 Jose Juan Tablada, Mexican poet (La Feria), dies at 70 on August - 02.
1942 On August - 02 250 Dutch Catholic Jews arrested, transported to Amersfoort camp
1942 On August - 02 friedrich Aereboe, Dutch landlord, dies at 77
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 On this day in history armed revolt breaks out in Treblinka
1944 On this day in history amsterdam soccer team "The Volewijckers" plays in orange shirts
1945 On this day in history potsdam Conference ended, with Stalin, Truman & Churchill
1945 On August - 02 emil Nikolaus von Reznicek, composer (Donna Diana), dies at 85