Historical Events In August - 05
Friday, 03 July 2020
1924 Comic strip "Little Orphan Annie," by Harold Gray, debuts on August - 05.
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 On August - 05 1st talkie movie "Don Juan" at Warner Theatre, NY
1926 On August - 05 betsy Jolas, composer
1927 On this day in history phillies Cy Williams hits for cycle in just 4 at bats
1927 On this day in history gunnar Bucht, composer
1927 Tom Groube, cricketer (Test for Australia 1880), dies on August - 05.
1930 On August - 05 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 Det Tiger Tommy Bridges perfect game is broken up with 2 outs in 9th on this day in history.
1931 On August - 05 ullrich Haupt, actor (Morocco, Du Barry-Woman of Passion), dies at 43
1932 On August - 05 sister Vince Otto, mental health activist
1932 Israel Querido, writer (Jordan), dies on August - 05.
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 this day in history neville Quinn, cricketer (12 Tests for S Africa), dies at 26
1935 John McCartan, St Paul Minn, ice hockey player (Oly-gold-60) on August - 05.
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 August - 05.
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 August - 05.
1938 Hayes Wendell Jones, Sturksville Mich, 110m hurdler (Oly-gold-1964) on this day in history.
1939 Irene, Princess of Netherlands on August - 05.
1940 "Acquaintance" blows-up Zandvoortse synagouge on this day in history.
1940 Frederick A Cook, US, explorer (North Pole), dies at 75 on this day in history.
1941 Leonid Denissovich Kizim, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-3, T-10, T-15) on August - 05.
1942 On August - 05 british govt cancels agreement of Munich
1942 On this day in history rick Huxley, guitarist (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over)
1943 On this day in history sicily: 3 US A-36's bomb British headquarter
1943 On this day in history sammi Smith, singer
1943 On this day in history adam Kuckhoff, writer, dies at 55
1944 On this day in history mass break out of Japanese prisoners of war from Cowra Camp, NSW