Historical Events In August - 04
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
1906 On August - 04 marie-Jose von Saksen-Coburg, Belgian Princess
1908 Kurt Eichhorn, conductor on August - 04.
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 this day in history.
1909 Glenn Cunningham, US middle distance runner (1930's) on this day in history.
1910 On August - 04 a's Jack Coombs & White Sox Ed Walsh pitch a 16 inn scoreless tie
1910 On August - 04 william H Schuman, NYC, composer (Amer Festival Overture, Juilliard)
1912 On August - 04 david Raksin, Phila Penns, composer (Modern Times)
1913 Wesley Addy, Omaha Neb, actor (Bostonians, Loving) on August - 04.
1914 On August - 04 australia pledges a force of 20,000 to be placed at Britain's disposal
1914 On this day in history britain declares war on Germany
1914 On August - 04 germany declares war on Belgium
1914 On this day in history german army shoots Belgian priests/burns down village of Battice
1914 On August - 04 rik Slabbinck, Flemish painter
1915 Irving Fields, NYC, pianist (Ilona Massey Show) on this day in history.
1915 Richard Kiepert, German cartographer (Africa), dies at 68 on August - 04.
1916 US agrees to buy Virgin Islands from Denmark for $25 million on this day in history.
1916 Denmark cedes Danish West Indies, including the Virgin Islands, to the US for $25 million on this day in history.
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 August - 04.
1920 On this day in history vladimir Ivanovich Rebikov, composer, dies at 54
1921 On this day in history 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 On August - 04 enver Pasa, Turkish politician, dies at 40
1923 On this day in history arthur Butterworth, composer
1925 On August - 04 uS marines leave Nicaragua after 13-year occupation
1925 On August - 04 1st Dutch Colijn govt forms
1925 On August - 04 alfons Van de Perre, Flemish physician, dies
1927 On August - 04 peace Bridge between US & Canada opened
1927 Peace Bridge between US & Canada opens on this day in history.
1927 John Dillon, Irish nationalist/British Lower house leader, dies at 75 on August - 04.
1928 On August - 04 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)