Historical Events In August - 05
Monday, 21 September 2020
1924 On this day in history comic strip "Little Orphan Annie," by Harold Gray, debuts
1925 On this day in history plaid Cymru is formed with the aim of disseminating knowledge of the Welsh language, which is in danger of dying out.
1925 Cor Witschge, Dutch actor (Pipo the Clown) on August - 05.
1926 Houdini stays in a coffin under water for over 1 hour on this day in history.
1926 1st talkie movie "Don Juan" at Warner Theatre, NY on August - 05.
1926 Betsy Jolas, composer on August - 05.
1927 Phillies Cy Williams hits for cycle in just 4 at bats on this day in history.
1927 Gunnar Bucht, composer on this day in history.
1927 On August - 05 tom Groube, cricketer (Test for Australia 1880), dies
1930 On this day in history the birth of Neil Armstrong, First man on the Moon
1930 On August - 05 neil Armstrong, Ohio, X-15 pilot, 1st Moonwalker (Gemini 8, Apollo 11)
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 Joan Weldon, SF, actress (So This is Love, Them) on August - 05.
1934 Vern Gosdin, Woodland Al, country singer (Set 'em Up Joe) on this day in history.
1934 On August - 05 neville Quinn, cricketer (12 Tests for S Africa), dies at 26
1935 On August - 05 john McCartan, St Paul Minn, ice hockey player (Oly-gold-60)
1936 At Berlin Olympics, Jesse Owens wins his 3rd Olympic medal on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1938 33rd Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Philadelphia (3-2) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 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 Adam Kuckhoff, writer, dies at 55 on August - 05.
1944 Mass break out of Japanese prisoners of war from Cowra Camp, NSW on August - 05.