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Historical Events In August - 04

Friday, 04 December 2020

1930  Child labor laws estralished in Belgium on August - 04.  

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

1930  Siegfried Wagner, German opera composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1931  Narendra Tamhane, dependable Indian cricket wicketkeeper (1950's) on this day in history.  

1931  Daniel H Williams, doctor (pioneer in surgery), dies on August - 04.  

1933  Nathan Eugene Brooks, Cleve Oh, flyweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1952) on August - 04.  

1934  NY Giants Mel Ott sets record of 6 runs in game & beats Phillies 21-4 on August - 04.  

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

1936  Ioannis Metaxas names himself dictator of Greece on August - 04.  

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

1936  On this day in history henry Schoenfeld, composer, dies at 78  

1937  On this day in history 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 August - 04 frankie Ford, [Frank Guzzo], Gretna La, rock vocalist (Sea Cruise)  

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

1940  Vladimir Jabotinsky, founder of Revisionist Zionism, dies on August - 04.  

1941  On this day in history 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  On this day in history alberto Franchetti, composer, dies at 81  

1943  On August - 04 british premier Churchill travels on the Queen Mary to Canada  

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

1944  Anne Frank arrested in Amsterdam by German Security Police (Grüne Polizei) following a tip-off from an informer who was never identified on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1947  On this day in history birthdate of the Medical Service Corps  

1947  The Supreme Court of Japan is established on August - 04.  

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  NBL & NBAA merge into National Basketball Association on this day in history.  

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  Eisenhower authorizes $46 million for construction of CIA headquarters on this day in history.  

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  On August - 04 birth of duke Leopold I of Austria (d. 1326)  

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

1664  On August - 04 birth of louis Lully, composer  

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

1701  On this day in history 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 August - 04 henry I, King of France (1027..60), dies at 52  

1113  On August - 04 death of gertrude of Saxony (b. 1030)  

1204  Death of Boniface of Montferrat, margrave of Montferrat, murdered on August - 04.  

1265  On August - 04 simon de Montfort, English earl of Leicester, dies in battle  

1306  On August - 04 death of wenceslaus III of Bohemia (b. 1289)  

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 this day in history.  

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