Historical Events In August - 04
Tuesday, 15 June 2021
1906 Marie-Jose von Saksen-Coburg, Belgian Princess on this day in history.
1908 Kurt Eichhorn, conductor on this day in history.
1909 Ump Tim Hurst instigates a riot by spitting at A's 2nd baseman Eddie Collins, who had questioned a call, this leads to Hurst's banishment on August - 04.
1909 On this day in history glenn Cunningham, US middle distance runner (1930's)
1910 On August - 04 a's Jack Coombs & White Sox Ed Walsh pitch a 16 inn scoreless tie
1910 William H Schuman, NYC, composer (Amer Festival Overture, Juilliard) on this day in history.
1912 David Raksin, Phila Penns, composer (Modern Times) on August - 04.
1913 On August - 04 wesley Addy, Omaha Neb, actor (Bostonians, Loving)
1914 On August - 04 australia pledges a force of 20,000 to be placed at Britain's disposal
1914 Britain declares war on Germany on this day in history.
1914 Germany declares war on Belgium on this day in history.
1914 German army shoots Belgian priests/burns down village of Battice on this day in history.
1914 Rik Slabbinck, Flemish painter on this day in history.
1915 Irving Fields, NYC, pianist (Ilona Massey Show) on August - 04.
1915 Richard Kiepert, German cartographer (Africa), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1916 On this day in history uS agrees to buy Virgin Islands from Denmark for $25 million
1916 On this day in history denmark cedes Danish West Indies, including the Virgin Islands, to the US for $25 million
1917 Pravda calls for killing all capitalists, priests & officers on this day in history.
1919 On this day in history d[ave] W Gregory, cricketer (brother of Ned, uncle of Syd), dies
1920 On August - 04 helen Thomas, UPI journalist (starts press conferences)
1920 On this day in history vladimir Ivanovich Rebikov, composer, dies at 54
1921 On August - 04 maurice "Rocket" Richard, Montreal Canadien (MVP-1947)
1922 On this day in history female 1st baseman Lizzie Murphy plays on AL all-star team
1922 Enver Pasa, Turkish politician, dies at 40 on August - 04.
1923 On this day in history arthur Butterworth, composer
1925 On this day in history uS marines leave Nicaragua after 13-year occupation
1925 1st Dutch Colijn govt forms on this day in history.
1925 Alfons Van de Perre, Flemish physician, dies on August - 04.
1927 On this day in history peace Bridge between US & Canada opened
1927 On August - 04 peace Bridge between US & Canada opens
1927 John Dillon, Irish nationalist/British Lower house leader, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1928 Udham Singh, India, field hockey player (Olympic-gold-1952, 56, 64) on this day in history.
1929 On August - 04 60,000 SA'ers/SS'ers march by Munich
1929 Yasser Arafat, leader (Palestine Liberation Organization) on this day in history.