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Historical Events In August - 04

Thursday, 22 April 2021

1930  On August - 04 child labor laws estralished in Belgium  

1930  On August - 04 david M G Curry, South African Labour Party parliament leader  

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  Nathan Eugene Brooks, Cleve Oh, flyweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1952) on August - 04.  

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

1934  On August - 04 dallas Green, baseball manager (Phillies, Yankees)  

1936  On this day in history ioannis Metaxas names himself dictator of Greece  

1936  On this day in history elsberry Hobbs, rocker (Drifters)  

1936  Henry Schoenfeld, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

1937  On this day in history david Vickerman Bedford, composer  

1938  On August - 04 ellen Schrecker, American college professor  

1938  On August - 04 l H Perquin, Dutch radio announcer, dies at 73  

1939  Frankie Ford, [Frank Guzzo], Gretna La, rock vocalist (Sea Cruise) on August - 04.  

1940  Karel Vachek, director (Moravska Hellas, Elective Affinities) on August - 04.  

1940  On this day in history vladimir Jabotinsky, founder of Revisionist Zionism, dies  

1941  Dodger Mickey Owens is 1st to catch 3 foul flies in an inning (3rd) on this day in history.  

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

1942  Alberto Franchetti, composer, dies at 81 on August - 04.  

1943  On this day in history british premier Churchill travels on the Queen Mary to Canada  

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

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  On August - 04 golfer Byron Nelson records most tournament wins (18) in a season  

1946  On this day in history 1946 Dominican Republic earthquake: an earthquake of magnitude 8.0 hits northern Dominican Republic. 100 are killed and 20,000 are left homeless.  

1947  Birthdate of the Medical Service Corps on August - 04.  

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

1948  On this day in history 5 day southern filibuster succeeds in maintaining poll tax  

1948  On August - 04 5 day Southern States filibuster succeeds in maintaining America's poll tax  

1949  On August - 04 nBL & NBAA merge into National Basketball Association  

1953  On August - 04 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  First motorcycle driven over 200 mph on this day in history.  

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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  Duke Leopold I of Austria (d. 1326) was born on this day in history.  

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 August - 04.  

1604  François Hédelin, abbé d'Aubignac, French writer (d. 1676) was born on August - 04.  

1664  Louis Lully, composer was born on this day in history.  

1687  Johan Willem Friso, prince of Orange/monarch of Nassau-Dietz [OS] was born on August - 04.  

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

1306  On this day in history death of wenceslaus III of Bohemia (b. 1289)  

1338  On this day in history death of thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk, son of Edward I of England (b. 1300)  

1430  Philip of Saint-Pol, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies at 26 on August - 04.  

1476  On this day in history death of jacob van Armagnac-Pardiac, French duke of Nemours, beheaded  

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