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Historical Events In August - 04

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

1856  On this day in history johann Gottlieb Schneider, composer, dies at 59  

1858  On this day in history first trans-Atlantic cable completed  

1859  Knut Hamsun, Norway, writer/Nazi (Hunger-Nobel 1920) on this day in history.  

1862  US govt collects its 1st income tax on this day in history.  

1864  On this day in history land & naval action new Brazos Santiago, Texas  

1870  British Red Cross Society forms on this day in history.  

1870  Harry Lauder, Scotland, comedian/singer (Roamin' in the Gloamin) on this day in history.  

1873  On this day in history indian Wars: whilst protecting a railroad survey party in Montana, the United States 7th Cavalry, under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer, clashes for the first time with the Sioux (near the Tongue River; only one man on each side is killed).  

1873  Damasco Berenguer y Fuste, Spanish general/minister of War on this day in history.  

1875  On August - 04 hans Christian Andersen, Danish fairy tale writer, dies at 70  

1879  On August - 04 pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Aeterni Patris  

1881  On August - 04 122ø F (50ø C), Seville, Spain (European record)  

1881  122°F (50°C), Seville, Spain (European record) on this day in history.  

1886  On August - 04 colombia adopts constitution  

1888  Philip Greeley Clapp, composer on this day in history.  

1889  On August - 04 carl Ludwig Amand Mangold, composer, dies at 75  

1890  Erich Weinert, writer on this day in history.  

1891  On this day in history george Washington Williams dies at 41 in Blackpool England  

1891  George Washington Williams, historian (History of Negro), dies at 41 on August - 04.  

1892  On August - 04 sunday school teacher Lizzie Borden and axe murderess arrested in Fall River, Mass  

1892  Queen Wilhelmina & Emma open Merwede Canal between Amsterdam-Rhine on August - 04.  

1892  On August - 04 johanna Bordewijk-Roepman, composer  

1897  On August - 04 henry A Rucker appointed Collector of Internal Revenue for Georgia  

1897  On this day in history joseph Calleia, Malta, actor (Jungle Book, Gilda, Touch of Evil)  

1900  The birth of Queen Elizabeth, British Queen Mother2007 A UK-wide ban on movement of all livestock is in place after foot and mouth disease is found on the Surrey farm on this day in history.  

1900  Arturo Umberto Illia, pres of Argentina (1963-66) on this day in history.  

1900  The birth of Queen Elizabeth, British Queen Mother on this day in history.  

1901  Louie "Satchmo" Armstrong, New Orleans Louisiana, jazz trumpeter (Hello Dolly) on this day in history.  

1902  The Greenwich foot tunnel under the River Thames opens on this day in history.  

1903  Cardinal Giuseppe Sarto of Venice elected Pope Pius X on this day in history.  

1903  Helen Kane, [Schroeder], Bronx NY, actress (Heads Up, Pointed Heels) on this day in history.  

1904  On this day in history theodore Newton, NJ, actor (Ace of Aces, Voltaire)  

1904  Arnold Krug, composer, dies at 54 on August - 04.  

1905  Michael Scott Montague Fordham, Jungian analyst/educator on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 04

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1222  On August - 04 birth of richard de Clare, 6th Earl of Hertford, English soldier (d. 1262)  

1290  On this day in history birth of duke Leopold I of Austria (d. 1326)  

1502  On this day in history birth of pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter/carpet designer  

1521  Pope Urban VII (d. 1590) was born on August - 04.  

1604  François HĂ©delin, abbĂ© d'Aubignac, French writer (d. 1676) was born on this day in history.  

1664  On this day in history birth of louis Lully, composer  

1687  Johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/monarch of Nassau-Dietz [OS] was born on this day in history.  

1701  On August - 04 birth of thomas Blackwell, Scottish classical scholar (d. 1757)  

Famous Deaths In August - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1060  Henry I, King of France (1027..60), dies at 52 on August - 04.  

1113  Death of Gertrude of Saxony (b. 1030) on this day in history.  

1204  On this day in history death of boniface of Montferrat, margrave of Montferrat, murdered  

1265  Simon de Montfort, English earl of Leicester, dies in battle on August - 04.  

1306  On this day in history death of wenceslaus III of Bohemia (b. 1289)  

1338  Death of Thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk, son of Edward I of England (b. 1300) on this day in history.  

1430  Philip of Saint-Pol, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies at 26 on this day in history.  

1476  On August - 04 death of jacob van Armagnac-Pardiac, French duke of Nemours, beheaded  

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