Historical Events In August - 08
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
1896 Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Wash DC, writer (Yearling) on this day in history.
1897 Jacob Burckhardt, Swiss cultural historian, dies at 79 on August - 08.
1898 Paul Belmondo, French sculptor (Bathing Woman, Orleans) on August - 08.
1900 On this day in history nSW and Victorian Contingent departs Sydney for the Boxer Rebellion in China
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 this day in history.
1900 On August - 08 josephine Holt Bay, 1st woman to head a firm on NY stock exchange
1901 The birth of Ernest Lawrence, US physicist on this day in history.
1901 On this day in history ernest O Lawrence, Canton SC, inventor (Cyclotron-Nobel 1939)
1902 On August - 08 2nd Davis Cup: USA beats British Isles in New York (3-2)
1902 Paul A M Dirac, England, physicist (quantum mechanics, Nobel 1933) on August - 08.
1902 On August - 08 jean Y Y Tissot, French painter/illustrator, dies
1903 3rd Davis Cup: British Isles beats USA in Boston (4-1) on this day in history.
1903 On August - 08 august Cool, Belgian union leader/minister of state
1904 On this day in history istvan Szelenyi, composer
1905 On August - 08 andre Jolivet, Paris France, composer (L'Eunuque)
1906 Andre Demedts, Flemish writer (Rainfall of the Days) on August - 08.
1907 On this day in history benny Carter, NYC, musician/composer (Easy Money, King Carter)
1908 Arthur J Goldberg, Ill, UN ambassador/Supreme Court justice (1962-65) on August - 08.
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 August - 08.
1910 The US Army installs the first tricycle landing gear on the Army's Wright Flyer on this day in history.
1910 On August - 08 francisco Brochado Da Rocha, PM of Brazil (1962)
1911 On August - 08 the millionth patent is filed in the United States Patent Office by Francis Holton for a tubeless vehicle tire.
1911 Rosetta LeNoire, NYC, actor (Grandma Winslow-Family Matters) on this day in history.
1912 On August - 08 daniel Mann, Brooklyn, director (Willard, Butterfield 8)
1913 Richard Corfields "Camel Corps" opens "Mad Mullah" in Burao Somalia on this day in history.
1913 On August - 08 axel Stordahl, Staten Island NY, orch leader (Frank Sinatra Show)
1914 On this day in history 3rd pole expedition Ernest Shackleton "Endurance"
1914 On August - 08 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 Battle for Amiens begins on this day in history.