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Historical Events In August - 08

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

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  Paul Belmondo, French sculptor (Bathing Woman, Orleans) on this day in history.  

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  Josephine Holt Bay, 1st woman to head a firm on NY stock exchange on August - 08.  

1901  The birth of Ernest Lawrence, US physicist on August - 08.  

1901  On this day in history ernest O Lawrence, Canton SC, inventor (Cyclotron-Nobel 1939)  

1902  On this day in history 2nd Davis Cup: USA beats British Isles in New York (3-2)  

1902  On August - 08 paul A M Dirac, England, physicist (quantum mechanics, Nobel 1933)  

1902  On this day in history 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  Istvan Szelenyi, composer on August - 08.  

1905  On August - 08 andre Jolivet, Paris France, composer (L'Eunuque)  

1906  On August - 08 andre Demedts, Flemish writer (Rainfall of the Days)  

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 this day in history.  

1909  On August - 08 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  On August - 08 the US Army installs the first tricycle landing gear on the Army's Wright Flyer.  

1910  Francisco Brochado Da Rocha, PM of Brazil (1962) on this day in history.  

1911  On August - 08 the millionth patent is filed in the United States Patent Office by Francis Holton for a tubeless vehicle tire.  

1911  On this day in history rosetta LeNoire, NYC, actor (Grandma Winslow-Family Matters)  

1912  On this day in history daniel Mann, Brooklyn, director (Willard, Butterfield 8)  

1913  On August - 08 richard Corfields "Camel Corps" opens "Mad Mullah" in Burao Somalia  

1913  Axel Stordahl, Staten Island NY, orch leader (Frank Sinatra Show) on August - 08.  

1914  3rd pole expedition Ernest Shackleton "Endurance" on this day in history.  

1914  Arthur Holt, politician on August - 08.  

1915  Battle for Sari Bair on August - 08.  

1916  On this day in history battle for Mouquet Farm  

1916  A's set AL record with 19th consecutive loss on road on August - 08.  

1918  On this day in history battle for Amiens begins  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 08

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1079  On this day in history birth of emperor Horikawa of Japan (d. 1107)  

1518  Conrad Lycosthenes, French-born German humanist and encyclopedist (d. 1561) was born on August - 08.  

1571  On this day in history birth of john Ward, composer  

1586  Adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen was born on August - 08.  

1605  On August - 08 birth of cecilius Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore, British colonial Governor of Maryland (d. 1675)  

1617  On August - 08 birth of adriaan W "Joris" van Geel, Flemish missionary (Bantu Dictionary)  

1646  On this day in history birth of godfrey Kneller, German-born painter (d. 1723)  

1653  Jacques Basnage, French/Neth historian/vicar was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In August - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0117  Mark Ulpius Trajanus, adopted son of emperor Nerva/emperor, dies on this day in history.  

0869  Lotharius II, King of Middle-France (Lotharingen) (855-869), dies on August - 08.  

1445  Death of Oswald von Wolkenstein, Austrian composer on this day in history.  

1506  Sesshu Toyo, Zen monk/painter, dies in Yamaguchi Japan at 86 on this day in history.  

1553  Death of Girolamo Fracastoro, Italian physician (b. 1478) on this day in history.  

1555  Death of Oronce Finé, French mathematician (b. 1494) on August - 08.  

1588  Death of Alonso Sánchez Coello, Spanish painter on August - 08.  

1604  On August - 08 death of horio Tadauji, Japanese warlord (b. 1578)  

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