Historical Events In August - 05
Monday, 23 May 2022
1924 On August - 05 comic strip "Little Orphan Annie," by Harold Gray, debuts
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 Cor Witschge, Dutch actor (Pipo the Clown) on this day in history.
1926 On August - 05 houdini stays in a coffin under water for over 1 hour
1926 On August - 05 1st talkie movie "Don Juan" at Warner Theatre, NY
1926 Betsy Jolas, composer on this day in history.
1927 Phillies Cy Williams hits for cycle in just 4 at bats on August - 05.
1927 On this day in history gunnar Bucht, composer
1927 On this day in history tom Groube, cricketer (Test for Australia 1880), dies
1930 The birth of Neil Armstrong, First man on the Moon on this day in history.
1930 On August - 05 neil Armstrong, Ohio, X-15 pilot, 1st Moonwalker (Gemini 8, Apollo 11)
1931 Det Tiger Tommy Bridges perfect game is broken up with 2 outs in 9th on this day in history.
1931 Ullrich Haupt, actor (Morocco, Du Barry-Woman of Passion), dies at 43 on August - 05.
1932 Sister Vince Otto, mental health activist on this day in history.
1932 Israel Querido, writer (Jordan), dies on this day in history.
1933 On this day in history joan Weldon, SF, actress (So This is Love, Them)
1934 Vern Gosdin, Woodland Al, country singer (Set 'em Up Joe) on August - 05.
1934 On August - 05 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 On August - 05 at Berlin Olympics, Jesse Owens wins his 3rd Olympic medal
1936 John Dancy, Jackson Tx, newscaster (Prime Time Sunday) on this day in history.
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 Hayes Wendell Jones, Sturksville Mich, 110m hurdler (Oly-gold-1964) on this day in history.
1939 On this day in history irene, Princess of Netherlands
1940 On August - 05 "Acquaintance" blows-up Zandvoortse synagouge
1940 On August - 05 frederick A Cook, US, explorer (North Pole), dies at 75
1941 On August - 05 leonid Denissovich Kizim, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-3, T-10, T-15)
1942 On August - 05 british govt cancels agreement of Munich
1942 Rick Huxley, guitarist (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over) on August - 05.
1943 Sicily: 3 US A-36's bomb British headquarter on this day in history.
1943 Sammi Smith, singer on this day in history.
1943 On August - 05 adam Kuckhoff, writer, dies at 55
1944 Mass break out of Japanese prisoners of war from Cowra Camp, NSW on August - 05.