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Historical Events In August - 04

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

1930  On this day in history child labor laws estralished in Belgium  

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

1930  On August - 04 siegfried Wagner, German opera composer, dies at 61  

1931  On August - 04 narendra Tamhane, dependable Indian cricket wicketkeeper (1950's)  

1931  On this day in history daniel H Williams, doctor (pioneer in surgery), dies  

1933  Nathan Eugene Brooks, Cleve Oh, flyweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1952) on this day in history.  

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

1934  Dallas Green, baseball manager (Phillies, Yankees) on this day in history.  

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 August - 04.  

1937  On August - 04 david Vickerman Bedford, composer  

1938  On August - 04 ellen Schrecker, American college professor  

1938  On this day in history l H Perquin, Dutch radio announcer, dies at 73  

1939  On this day in history frankie Ford, [Frank Guzzo], Gretna La, rock vocalist (Sea Cruise)  

1940  Karel Vachek, director (Moravska Hellas, Elective Affinities) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1942  Alberto Franchetti, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

1944  On this day in history 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  Golfer Byron Nelson records most tournament wins (18) in a season on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birthdate of the Medical Service Corps  

1947  On this day in history the Supreme Court of Japan is established.  

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

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  Black families move into Trumbull Park housing project in Chicago on this day in history.  

1954  Boscombe Down 1st flight of supersonic P-1 Lightning on this day in history.  

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

1956  First motorcycle driven over 200 mph on August - 04.  

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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 this day in history.  

1502  On August - 04 birth of pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter/carpet designer  

1521  Pope Urban VII (d. 1590) was born on this day in history.  

1604  François Hédelin, abbé d'Aubignac, French writer (d. 1676) was born on this day in history.  

1664  Louis Lully, composer was born on August - 04.  

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  Henry I, King of France (1027..60), dies at 52 on this day in history.  

1113  On this day in history death of gertrude of Saxony (b. 1030)  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1430  Philip of Saint-Pol, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies at 26 on this day in history.  

1476  Death of Jacob van Armagnac-Pardiac, French duke of Nemours, beheaded on this day in history.  

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