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Historical Events In August - 04

Thursday, 26 May 2022

1930  Child labor laws estralished in Belgium on this day in history.  

1930  David M G Curry, South African Labour Party parliament leader on August - 04.  

1930  Siegfried Wagner, German opera composer, dies at 61 on August - 04.  

1931  On this day in history narendra Tamhane, dependable Indian cricket wicketkeeper (1950's)  

1931  On August - 04 daniel H Williams, doctor (pioneer in surgery), dies  

1933  On this day in history nathan Eugene Brooks, Cleve Oh, flyweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1952)  

1934  NY Giants Mel Ott sets record of 6 runs in game & beats Phillies 21-4 on this day in history.  

1934  On this day in history dallas Green, baseball manager (Phillies, Yankees)  

1936  On August - 04 ioannis Metaxas names himself dictator of Greece  

1936  Elsberry Hobbs, rocker (Drifters) on this day in history.  

1936  On August - 04 henry Schoenfeld, composer, dies at 78  

1937  David Vickerman Bedford, composer on this day in history.  

1938  On this day in history ellen Schrecker, American college professor  

1938  L H Perquin, Dutch radio announcer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1939  Frankie Ford, [Frank Guzzo], Gretna La, rock vocalist (Sea Cruise) on this day in history.  

1940  On this day in history karel Vachek, director (Moravska Hellas, Elective Affinities)  

1940  On August - 04 vladimir Jabotinsky, founder of Revisionist Zionism, dies  

1941  Dodger Mickey Owens is 1st to catch 3 foul flies in an inning (3rd) on August - 04.  

1942  1st train with Jews departs Mechelen Belgium to Auschwitz on August - 04.  

1942  On this day in history alberto Franchetti, composer, dies at 81  

1943  British premier Churchill travels on the Queen Mary to Canada on August - 04.  

1944  Anne Frank, 15, (Diary of Anne Frank) is arrested by Nazis on August - 04.  

1944  On August - 04 anne Frank arrested in Amsterdam by German Security Police (Grüne Polizei) following a tip-off from an informer who was never identified  

1945  Golfer Byron Nelson records most tournament wins (18) in a season on August - 04.  

1946  1946 Dominican Republic earthquake: an earthquake of magnitude 8.0 hits northern Dominican Republic. 100 are killed and 20,000 are left homeless on August - 04.  

1947  Birthdate of the Medical Service Corps on this day in history.  

1947  On August - 04 the Supreme Court of Japan is established.  

1948  On August - 04 5 day southern filibuster succeeds in maintaining poll tax  

1948  5 day Southern States filibuster succeeds in maintaining America's poll tax on this day in history.  

1949  On this day in history nBL & NBAA merge into National Basketball Association  

1953  On this day in history black families move into Trumbull Park housing project in Chicago  

1954  Boscombe Down 1st flight of supersonic P-1 Lightning on August - 04.  

1955  On August - 04 eisenhower authorizes $46 million for construction of CIA headquarters  

1956  On August - 04 first motorcycle driven over 200 mph  

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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  Duke Leopold I of Austria (d. 1326) was born on August - 04.  

1502  Pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter/carpet designer was born on this day in history.  

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  Thomas Blackwell, Scottish classical scholar (d. 1757) was born on August - 04.  

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

1204  On this day in history death of boniface of Montferrat, margrave of Montferrat, murdered  

1265  Simon de Montfort, English earl of Leicester, dies in battle on August - 04.  

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 this day in history.  

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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