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Historical Events In August - 09

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

1901  Charles Farrell, Cape Cod Mass, actor (Vern-My Little Margie) on August - 09.  

1902  On August - 09 edward VII of England crowned after death of his mother Victoria  

1902  Zino Francescatti, Marseilles France, violinist (NY Phil-1939) on this day in history.  

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

1904  On this day in history 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 August - 09 elizabeth Lane, 1st female British supreme court justice  

1907  On this day in history the first Boy Scout encampment concludes at Brownsea Island in Southern England.  

1907  On August - 09 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 August - 09.  

1910  On August - 09 robert H van Gulik, Dutch diplomat/writer (Judge Ti)  

1911  Khurshed Meher-Homji, cricketer (Indian wicket-keeper 1936) on August - 09.  

1913  Harry Mills, singer (Mills Brothers-Paper Moon) on August - 09.  

1914  On August - 09 german submarine U-15 sinks British cruiser  

1914  Ferenc Fricsay, Hungarian conductor on August - 09.  

1915  On this day in history british attack at Chanak Bair at Gallipolis  

1915  On August - 09 haim Alexander, composer  

1915  Henry Longbottom, English lieutenant, dies in battle on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1918  On August - 09 reds manager Christy Mathewson suspects Hal Chase of taking bribes to fix games, & suspends him "for indifferent play"  

1918  On August - 09 robert Aldrich, US director/producer (Dirty Dozen)  

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

1919  On this day in history 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 August - 09 enzo Biagi, Italian journalist and writer  

1921  J James Exon, (Sen-D-Nebraska, 1979- ) on this day in history.  

1922  The birth of Philip Larkin, English poet on this day in history.  

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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 August - 09.  

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 August - 09.  

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 this day in history.  

1653  On this day in history birth of john Oldham, English poet (d. 1683)  

1669  On this day in history birth of eudoxia Lopukhina, Tsarina of Russia (d. 1731)  

1674  On August - 09 birth of františek Maxmilián Kaňka, Czech architect (d. 1766)  

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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 August - 09.  

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

0803  On this day in history irene, Byzantine empress/wife of emperor Leo IV, dies  

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

1107  On August - 09 death of emperor Horikawa of Japan (b. 1079)  

1173  Death of Najm ad-Din Ayyub, father of Saladin on August - 09.  

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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