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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  

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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 this day in history birth of pieter Coecke van Aelst, Flemish painter/carpet designer  

1521  On this day in history birth of pope Urban VII (d. 1590)  

1604  On this day in history birth of françois Hédelin, abbé d'Aubignac, French writer (d. 1676)  

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

1113  On August - 04 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 August - 04.  

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

1430  On this day in history philip of Saint-Pol, duke of Brabant/Limburg, dies at 26  

1476  Death of Jacob van Armagnac-Pardiac, French duke of Nemours, beheaded on August - 04.  

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