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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.  

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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 this day in history.  

1627  On August - 02 birth of samuel Dircksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter  

1632  On August - 02 birth of kaspar von Stieler, German poet (Teutsche Wolredner)  

1672  On this day in history birth of johann Jakob Scheuchzer, Swiss scholar (d. 1733)  

1674  Philip II, Duke of Orléans, Regent of France (d. 1723) was born on this day in history.  

1696  Mahmud I, Sultan of Ottoman (Turkey) (1730-54)/fought Austria & Russia was born on this day in history.  

1703  Lorenzo Ricci, Italian Jesuit leader (d. 1775) was born on August - 02.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 02

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0257  On this day in history stefanus I, bishop of Rome (254-57)/heretic fighter, dies  

0640  Severinus, Italian Pope (640), dies on this day in history.  

0686  John V, 1st Greeks-Syrian Pope (685-86), dies on this day in history.  

0924  Death of Ælfweard of Wessex on this day in history.  

1002  Abu Amir Mohammed ibn Abd allah ibn Mohammed ibn Abi Amir, dies at 64 on August - 02.  

1075  On this day in history john VIII Xiphilinus, theologian/patriarch of Constantinople, dies  

1100  Death of William II, [Rufus], king of England, shot in New Forest at 44 on August - 02.  

1222  Death of Count Raymond VI of Toulouse (b. 1156) on August - 02.  

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