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