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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 05

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1301  Edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent, English politician (d. 1330) was born on this day in history.  

1397  On August - 05 birth of guillaume Dufay, Franco-Flemish composer and theorist (d. 1474)  

1461  Alexander Jagiellon, Grand Duke of Lithuania (d. 1506) was born on this day in history.  

1540  On this day in history birth of joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating  

1604  John Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized was born on August - 05.  

1607  On August - 05 birth of philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer  

1623  On August - 05 birth of antonio Cesti, composer  

1624  On this day in history birth of william, Jamestown Va, 1st black child born in English America  

Famous Deaths In August - 05

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0882  On August - 05 death of king Louis III of France (b. 863)  

1063  Death of Gruffydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd on this day in history.  

1157  On this day in history dirk VI, Count of Holland, dies  

1364  On August - 05 death of emperor Kogon of Japan (b. 1313)  

1572  On August - 05 death of isaac Luria, Palestinian-born Kabbalist (b. 1534)  

1579  On this day in history death of stanislaus Hosius, Polish Catholic cardinal (b. 1504)  

1610  Death of Alonso García de Ramón, Spanish soldier and twice Royal Governor of Chile on this day in history.  

1644  J Henry Alting, theologist (Statenvertaling), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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