Historical Events In August - 08
Friday, 18 September 2020
1896 On August - 08 marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Wash DC, writer (Yearling)
1897 Jacob Burckhardt, Swiss cultural historian, dies at 79 on this day in history.
1898 On this day in history paul Belmondo, French sculptor (Bathing Woman, Orleans)
1900 NSW and Victorian Contingent departs Sydney for the Boxer Rebellion in China on August - 08.
1900 1st Davis Cup tennis competition, named after Dwight Filley Davis, began at Longwood Cricket Club in Mass, & won by US 2 days later on August - 08.
1900 On this day in history josephine Holt Bay, 1st woman to head a firm on NY stock exchange
1901 The birth of Ernest Lawrence, US physicist on August - 08.
1901 Ernest O Lawrence, Canton SC, inventor (Cyclotron-Nobel 1939) on this day in history.
1902 2nd Davis Cup: USA beats British Isles in New York (3-2) on August - 08.
1902 On August - 08 paul A M Dirac, England, physicist (quantum mechanics, Nobel 1933)
1902 Jean Y Y Tissot, French painter/illustrator, dies on this day in history.
1903 On this day in history 3rd Davis Cup: British Isles beats USA in Boston (4-1)
1903 August Cool, Belgian union leader/minister of state on this day in history.
1904 Istvan Szelenyi, composer on August - 08.
1905 On August - 08 andre Jolivet, Paris France, composer (L'Eunuque)
1906 Andre Demedts, Flemish writer (Rainfall of the Days) on August - 08.
1907 Benny Carter, NYC, musician/composer (Easy Money, King Carter) on this day in history.
1908 On August - 08 arthur J Goldberg, Ill, UN ambassador/Supreme Court justice (1962-65)
1908 Joseph [Maria] Olbrich, architect (Wiener Sezession), dies at 40 on August - 08.
1909 On this day in history r S Falkiner of Moonbria sheep station in NSW demonstrates first electric sheep-shears.
1909 Bill Voce, cricketer (England left-arm bodyline bowler) on this day in history.
1910 On August - 08 the US Army installs the first tricycle landing gear on the Army's Wright Flyer.
1910 On August - 08 francisco Brochado Da Rocha, PM of Brazil (1962)
1911 The millionth patent is filed in the United States Patent Office by Francis Holton for a tubeless vehicle tire on August - 08.
1911 Rosetta LeNoire, NYC, actor (Grandma Winslow-Family Matters) on August - 08.
1912 Daniel Mann, Brooklyn, director (Willard, Butterfield 8) on this day in history.
1913 On this day in history richard Corfields "Camel Corps" opens "Mad Mullah" in Burao Somalia
1913 Axel Stordahl, Staten Island NY, orch leader (Frank Sinatra Show) on this day in history.
1914 3rd pole expedition Ernest Shackleton "Endurance" on this day in history.
1914 On this day in history arthur Holt, politician
1915 Battle for Sari Bair on this day in history.
1916 Battle for Mouquet Farm on this day in history.
1916 A's set AL record with 19th consecutive loss on road on this day in history.
1918 On August - 08 battle for Amiens begins