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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)  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 04

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1222  Richard de Clare, 6th Earl of Hertford, English soldier (d. 1262) was born on this day in history.  

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

1502  Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter/carpet designer was born on August - 04.  

1521  Pope Urban VII (d. 1590) was born on this day in history.  

1604  On this day in history birth of françois Hédelin, abbé d'Aubignac, French writer (d. 1676)  

1664  On August - 04 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)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1060  On this day in history henry I, King of France (1027..60), dies at 52  

1113  On August - 04 death of gertrude of Saxony (b. 1030)  

1204  Death of Boniface of Montferrat, margrave of Montferrat, murdered on August - 04.  

1265  On August - 04 simon de Montfort, English earl of Leicester, dies in battle  

1306  On August - 04 death of wenceslaus III of Bohemia (b. 1289)  

1338  On August - 04 death of thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk, son of Edward I of England (b. 1300)  

1430  On this day in history philip of Saint-Pol, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies at 26  

1476  Death of Jacob van Armagnac-Pardiac, French duke of Nemours, beheaded on this day in history.  

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