Historical Events In August - 04
Friday, 05 March 2021
1906 On August - 04 marie-Jose von Saksen-Coburg, Belgian Princess
1908 Kurt Eichhorn, conductor on August - 04.
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 On August - 04 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 August - 04.
1912 David Raksin, Phila Penns, composer (Modern Times) on August - 04.
1913 Wesley Addy, Omaha Neb, actor (Bostonians, Loving) on this day in history.
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 August - 04.
1914 On this day in history german army shoots Belgian priests/burns down village of Battice
1914 Rik Slabbinck, Flemish painter on this day in history.
1915 Irving Fields, NYC, pianist (Ilona Massey Show) on August - 04.
1915 On August - 04 richard Kiepert, German cartographer (Africa), dies at 68
1916 On this day in history uS agrees to buy Virgin Islands from Denmark for $25 million
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 On August - 04 d[ave] W Gregory, cricketer (brother of Ned, uncle of Syd), dies
1920 On this day in history helen Thomas, UPI journalist (starts press conferences)
1920 On this day in history vladimir Ivanovich Rebikov, composer, dies at 54
1921 Maurice "Rocket" Richard, Montreal Canadien (MVP-1947) on this day in history.
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 US marines leave Nicaragua after 13-year occupation on this day in history.
1925 1st Dutch Colijn govt forms on this day in history.
1925 On August - 04 alfons Van de Perre, Flemish physician, dies
1927 Peace Bridge between US & Canada opened on August - 04.
1927 Peace Bridge between US & Canada opens on August - 04.
1927 John Dillon, Irish nationalist/British Lower house leader, dies at 75 on August - 04.
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 this day in history.
1929 On August - 04 yasser Arafat, leader (Palestine Liberation Organization)