Historical Events In August - 04
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
1930 On this day in history child labor laws estralished in Belgium
1930 David M G Curry, South African Labour Party parliament leader on this day in history.
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 Dallas Green, baseball manager (Phillies, Yankees) on August - 04.
1936 On this day in history ioannis Metaxas names himself dictator of Greece
1936 On this day in history elsberry Hobbs, rocker (Drifters)
1936 On August - 04 henry Schoenfeld, composer, dies at 78
1937 On this day in history david Vickerman Bedford, composer
1938 On this day in history ellen Schrecker, American college professor
1938 On August - 04 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 On August - 04 karel Vachek, director (Moravska Hellas, Elective Affinities)
1940 Vladimir Jabotinsky, founder of Revisionist Zionism, dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1942 On this day in history alberto Franchetti, composer, dies at 81
1943 British premier Churchill travels on the Queen Mary to Canada on this day in history.
1944 On August - 04 anne Frank, 15, (Diary of Anne Frank) is arrested by Nazis
1944 On this day in history anne Frank arrested in Amsterdam by German Security Police (Grüne Polizei) following a tip-off from an informer who was never identified
1945 On this day in history golfer Byron Nelson records most tournament wins (18) in a season
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 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 August - 04.
1948 On this day in history 5 day Southern States filibuster succeeds in maintaining America's poll tax
1949 NBL & NBAA merge into National Basketball Association on August - 04.
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 this day in history.
1955 Eisenhower authorizes $46 million for construction of CIA headquarters on August - 04.
1956 On this day in history first motorcycle driven over 200 mph