Historical Events In August - 04
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
1906 Marie-Jose von Saksen-Coburg, Belgian Princess on August - 04.
1908 Kurt Eichhorn, conductor on this day in history.
1909 On August - 04 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
1909 Glenn Cunningham, US middle distance runner (1930's) on August - 04.
1910 A's Jack Coombs & White Sox Ed Walsh pitch a 16 inn scoreless tie on August - 04.
1910 On this day in history william H Schuman, NYC, composer (Amer Festival Overture, Juilliard)
1912 On this day in history david Raksin, Phila Penns, composer (Modern Times)
1913 On this day in history wesley Addy, Omaha Neb, actor (Bostonians, Loving)
1914 Australia pledges a force of 20,000 to be placed at Britain's disposal on this day in history.
1914 On this day in history britain declares war on Germany
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 On this day in history rik Slabbinck, Flemish painter
1915 On this day in history irving Fields, NYC, pianist (Ilona Massey Show)
1915 On this day in history richard Kiepert, German cartographer (Africa), dies at 68
1916 On August - 04 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 On August - 04 pravda calls for killing all capitalists, priests & officers
1919 D[ave] W Gregory, cricketer (brother of Ned, uncle of Syd), dies on this day in history.
1920 Helen Thomas, UPI journalist (starts press conferences) on this day in history.
1920 On August - 04 vladimir Ivanovich Rebikov, composer, dies at 54
1921 Maurice "Rocket" Richard, Montreal Canadien (MVP-1947) on this day in history.
1922 On August - 04 female 1st baseman Lizzie Murphy plays on AL all-star team
1922 Enver Pasa, Turkish politician, dies at 40 on this day in history.
1923 Arthur Butterworth, composer on this day in history.
1925 US marines leave Nicaragua after 13-year occupation on August - 04.
1925 1st Dutch Colijn govt forms on August - 04.
1925 On August - 04 alfons Van de Perre, Flemish physician, dies
1927 On this day in history peace Bridge between US & Canada opened
1927 On August - 04 peace Bridge between US & Canada opens
1927 On this day in history john Dillon, Irish nationalist/British Lower house leader, dies at 75
1928 On this day in history udham Singh, India, field hockey player (Olympic-gold-1952, 56, 64)
1929 On this day in history 60,000 SA'ers/SS'ers march by Munich
1929 On August - 04 yasser Arafat, leader (Palestine Liberation Organization)