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Historical Events In August - 09

Friday, 26 February 2021

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  Zino Francescatti, Marseilles France, violinist (NY Phil-1939) on August - 09.  

1903  Tom Tyler, [Vincent Markowsky], Port Henry NY, actor (Mummy's Hand) on August - 09.  

1904  On August - 09 friedrich Ratzel, German social-geographer (Lebensraum), dies at 59  

1905  On this day in history mistaking her husband for a burglar, Ty Cobb's mother kills him  

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

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

1907  On this day in history berta Waterstradt, writer  

1909  John Baur, museum director/author (American Paintings in 19th Century) on August - 09.  

1910  Alva Fisher patents electric washing machine on this day in history.  

1910  On this day in history robert H van Gulik, Dutch diplomat/writer (Judge Ti)  

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  On August - 09 german submarine U-15 sinks British cruiser  

1914  On this day in history ferenc Fricsay, Hungarian conductor  

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

1915  Haim Alexander, composer on August - 09.  

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

1918  On August - 09 cpl. Alexander P. Brereton (8th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Amiens, France  

1918  On August - 09 cpl. Frederick G. Coppins (8th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Amiens, France  

1918  Cpl. Harry G. B. Miner (58th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Amiens, France on August - 09.  

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

1918  Lt. James E. Tait (78th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Amiens, France on August - 09.  

1918  Lt. Jean Brillant (22nd Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Amiens, France on this day in history.  

1918  Sgt. Raphael Louis Zengel (5th Cdn. infanctry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Amiens, France on this day in history.  

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  Robert Aldrich, US director/producer (Dirty Dozen) on this day in history.  

1919  Joop [Johannes] den Uyl, Dutch Premier (PVDA, 1973-77) on August - 09.  

1919  Ernst Haeckel, German philosopher (Social Darwinism), dies at 85 on August - 09.  

1920  Bulgarian & allied Peace of Neuilly-sur-Seine goes into effect on this day in history.  

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

1921  J James Exon, (Sen-D-Nebraska, 1979- ) on August - 09.  

1922  On this day in history the birth of Philip Larkin, English poet  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 09

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1201  On August - 09 birth of arnold Fitz Thedmar, English chronicler (d. 1274)  

1593  Izaak Walton, England, biographer/fisherman/writer (Compleat Angler) was born on August - 09.  

1611  On this day in history birth of henry earl of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/governor of Hulst Neth  

1631  John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Heroic Stanzas) [NS=Aug 19] was born on August - 09.  

1648  Johann Michael Bach, German composer (d. 1694) was born on August - 09.  

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  František Maxmilián Kaňka, Czech architect (d. 1766) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 09

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0117  On this day in history death of mark Ulpius Trajanus, emperor of Rome (98-117)  

0378  On this day in history flavius Valens, emperor of Byzantium (364-78), dies in battle at 50  

0803  Irene, Byzantine empress/wife of emperor Leo IV, dies on August - 09.  

1048  Pope Damasus II [Poppo] dies in Rome, after reigning for only 23 days on this day in history.  

1107  Death of Emperor Horikawa of Japan (b. 1079) on this day in history.  

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

1250  Death of King Eric IV of Denmark (b. 1216) on August - 09.  

1420  Pierre d'ailly/Peter de Alliaco, French theologist/cardinal, dies on August - 09.  

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