Historical Events In August - 05
Sunday, 28 February 2021
1924 Comic strip "Little Orphan Annie," by Harold Gray, debuts on August - 05.
1925 Plaid Cymru is formed with the aim of disseminating knowledge of the Welsh language, which is in danger of dying out on this day in history.
1925 On August - 05 cor Witschge, Dutch actor (Pipo the Clown)
1926 Houdini stays in a coffin under water for over 1 hour on August - 05.
1926 1st talkie movie "Don Juan" at Warner Theatre, NY on August - 05.
1926 On this day in history betsy Jolas, composer
1927 Phillies Cy Williams hits for cycle in just 4 at bats on this day in history.
1927 Gunnar Bucht, composer on August - 05.
1927 Tom Groube, cricketer (Test for Australia 1880), dies on August - 05.
1930 The birth of Neil Armstrong, First man on the Moon on this day in history.
1930 Neil Armstrong, Ohio, X-15 pilot, 1st Moonwalker (Gemini 8, Apollo 11) on this day in history.
1931 On this day in history det Tiger Tommy Bridges perfect game is broken up with 2 outs in 9th
1931 On this day in history ullrich Haupt, actor (Morocco, Du Barry-Woman of Passion), dies at 43
1932 Sister Vince Otto, mental health activist on August - 05.
1932 Israel Querido, writer (Jordan), dies on this day in history.
1933 On August - 05 joan Weldon, SF, actress (So This is Love, Them)
1934 Vern Gosdin, Woodland Al, country singer (Set 'em Up Joe) on this day in history.
1934 On this day in history neville Quinn, cricketer (12 Tests for S Africa), dies at 26
1935 On this day in history john McCartan, St Paul Minn, ice hockey player (Oly-gold-60)
1936 At Berlin Olympics, Jesse Owens wins his 3rd Olympic medal on August - 05.
1936 On this day in history john Dancy, Jackson Tx, newscaster (Prime Time Sunday)
1937 Ranger (US) beats Endeavour II (England) in 17th America's Cup on August - 05.
1938 On August - 05 33rd Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Philadelphia (3-2)
1938 On August - 05 hayes Wendell Jones, Sturksville Mich, 110m hurdler (Oly-gold-1964)
1939 On August - 05 irene, Princess of Netherlands
1940 "Acquaintance" blows-up Zandvoortse synagouge on August - 05.
1940 Frederick A Cook, US, explorer (North Pole), dies at 75 on August - 05.
1941 On this day in history leonid Denissovich Kizim, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-3, T-10, T-15)
1942 British govt cancels agreement of Munich on this day in history.
1942 On August - 05 rick Huxley, guitarist (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over)
1943 Sicily: 3 US A-36's bomb British headquarter on this day in history.
1943 Sammi Smith, singer on August - 05.
1943 On this day in history adam Kuckhoff, writer, dies at 55
1944 Mass break out of Japanese prisoners of war from Cowra Camp, NSW on August - 05.