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Historical Events In August - 09

Monday, 23 May 2022

1901  On this day in history charles Farrell, Cape Cod Mass, actor (Vern-My Little Margie)  

1902  Edward VII of England crowned after death of his mother Victoria on this day in history.  

1902  On August - 09 zino Francescatti, Marseilles France, violinist (NY Phil-1939)  

1903  On this day in history tom Tyler, [Vincent Markowsky], Port Henry NY, actor (Mummy's Hand)  

1904  Friedrich Ratzel, German social-geographer (Lebensraum), dies at 59 on August - 09.  

1905  Mistaking her husband for a burglar, Ty Cobb's mother kills him on this day in history.  

1905  On this day in history elizabeth Lane, 1st female British supreme court justice  

1907  On August - 09 the first Boy Scout encampment concludes at Brownsea Island in Southern England.  

1907  Berta Waterstradt, writer on August - 09.  

1909  On August - 09 john Baur, museum director/author (American Paintings in 19th Century)  

1910  On August - 09 alva Fisher patents electric washing machine  

1910  Robert H van Gulik, Dutch diplomat/writer (Judge Ti) on this day in history.  

1911  Khurshed Meher-Homji, cricketer (Indian wicket-keeper 1936) on this day in history.  

1913  On this day in history harry Mills, singer (Mills Brothers-Paper Moon)  

1914  German submarine U-15 sinks British cruiser on August - 09.  

1914  On this day in history ferenc Fricsay, Hungarian conductor  

1915  British attack at Chanak Bair at Gallipolis on August - 09.  

1915  On this day in history haim Alexander, composer  

1915  Henry Longbottom, English lieutenant, dies in battle on August - 09.  

1918  Cpl. Alexander P. Brereton (8th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Amiens, France on this day in history.  

1918  Cpl. Frederick G. Coppins (8th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Amiens, France on this day in history.  

1918  Cpl. Harry G. B. Miner (58th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Amiens, France on this day in history.  

1918  Cpl. Joseph Kaeble (22nd Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Amiens, France on August - 09.  

1918  On this day in history lt. James E. Tait (78th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Amiens, France  

1918  On August - 09 lt. Jean Brillant (22nd Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Amiens, France  

1918  Sgt. Raphael Louis Zengel (5th Cdn. infanctry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Amiens, France on August - 09.  

1918  On this day in history reds manager Christy Mathewson suspects Hal Chase of taking bribes to fix games, & suspends him "for indifferent play"  

1918  On this day in history robert Aldrich, US director/producer (Dirty Dozen)  

1919  Joop [Johannes] den Uyl, Dutch Premier (PVDA, 1973-77) on this day in history.  

1919  On August - 09 ernst Haeckel, German philosopher (Social Darwinism), dies at 85  

1920  Bulgarian & allied Peace of Neuilly-sur-Seine goes into effect on August - 09.  

1920  On this day in history enzo Biagi, Italian journalist and writer  

1921  On August - 09 j James Exon, (Sen-D-Nebraska, 1979- )  

1922  The birth of Philip Larkin, English poet on August - 09.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 09

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1201  Arnold Fitz Thedmar, English chronicler (d. 1274) was born on this day in history.  

1593  On this day in history birth of izaak Walton, England, biographer/fisherman/writer (Compleat Angler)  

1611  Henry earl of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/governor of Hulst Neth was born on this day in history.  

1631  John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Heroic Stanzas) [NS=Aug 19] was born on this day in history.  

1648  Johann Michael Bach, German composer (d. 1694) was born on this day in history.  

1653  John Oldham, English poet (d. 1683) was born on August - 09.  

1669  Eudoxia Lopukhina, Tsarina of Russia (d. 1731) was born on this day in history.  

1674  On this day in history birth of františek Maxmilián Kaňka, Czech architect (d. 1766)  

Famous Deaths In August - 09

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0117  Death of Mark Ulpius Trajanus, emperor of Rome (98-117) on this day in history.  

0378  On August - 09 flavius Valens, emperor of Byzantium (364-78), dies in battle at 50  

0803  On August - 09 irene, Byzantine empress/wife of emperor Leo IV, dies  

1048  Pope Damasus II [Poppo] dies in Rome, after reigning for only 23 days on August - 09.  

1107  Death of Emperor Horikawa of Japan (b. 1079) on August - 09.  

1173  On this day in history death of najm ad-Din Ayyub, father of Saladin  

1250  On August - 09 death of king Eric IV of Denmark (b. 1216)  

1420  On this day in history pierre d'ailly/Peter de Alliaco, French theologist/cardinal, dies  

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