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Historical Events In August - 04

Friday, 18 September 2020

1906  Marie-Jose von Saksen-Coburg, Belgian Princess on this day in history.  

1908  On August - 04 kurt Eichhorn, conductor  

1909  On this day in history 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  On this day in history glenn Cunningham, US middle distance runner (1930's)  

1910  On this day in history 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 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  On August - 04 australia pledges a force of 20,000 to be placed at Britain's disposal  

1914  Britain declares war on Germany on August - 04.  

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 August - 04.  

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  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 this day in history pravda calls for killing all capitalists, priests & officers  

1919  D[ave] W Gregory, cricketer (brother of Ned, uncle of Syd), dies on August - 04.  

1920  On this day in history helen Thomas, UPI journalist (starts press conferences)  

1920  Vladimir Ivanovich Rebikov, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1921  On August - 04 maurice "Rocket" Richard, Montreal Canadien (MVP-1947)  

1922  On August - 04 female 1st baseman Lizzie Murphy plays on AL all-star team  

1922  On this day in history enver Pasa, Turkish politician, dies at 40  

1923  Arthur Butterworth, composer on August - 04.  

1925  On August - 04 uS marines leave Nicaragua after 13-year occupation  

1925  1st Dutch Colijn govt forms on this day in history.  

1925  On this day in history alfons Van de Perre, Flemish physician, dies  

1927  On this day in history peace Bridge between US & Canada opened  

1927  On this day in history peace Bridge between US & Canada opens  

1927  John Dillon, Irish nationalist/British Lower house leader, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1928  On this day in history udham Singh, India, field hockey player (Olympic-gold-1952, 56, 64)  

1929  60,000 SA'ers/SS'ers march by Munich on August - 04.  

1929  On this day in history yasser Arafat, leader (Palestine Liberation Organization)  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 04

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1222  On this day in history birth of richard de Clare, 6th Earl of Hertford, English soldier (d. 1262)  

1290  On August - 04 birth of duke Leopold I of Austria (d. 1326)  

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

1521  On this day in history birth of pope Urban VII (d. 1590)  

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  On August - 04 birth of johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/monarch of Nassau-Dietz [OS]  

1701  Thomas Blackwell, Scottish classical scholar (d. 1757) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 04

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

1113  Death of Gertrude of Saxony (b. 1030) on August - 04.  

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

1265  On this day in history simon de Montfort, English earl of Leicester, dies in battle  

1306  Death of Wenceslaus III of Bohemia (b. 1289) on August - 04.  

1338  Death of Thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk, son of Edward I of England (b. 1300) on August - 04.  

1430  On August - 04 philip of Saint-Pol, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies at 26  

1476  Death of Jacob van Armagnac-Pardiac, French duke of Nemours, beheaded on August - 04.  

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