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Historical Events In August - 09

Thursday, 02 July 2020

1901  Charles Farrell, Cape Cod Mass, actor (Vern-My Little Margie) on this day in history.  

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

1902  On this day in history 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  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  Elizabeth Lane, 1st female British supreme court justice on this day in history.  

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

1907  Berta Waterstradt, writer on August - 09.  

1909  John Baur, museum director/author (American Paintings in 19th Century) on this day in history.  

1910  On this day in history alva Fisher patents electric washing machine  

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

1911  On this day in history khurshed Meher-Homji, cricketer (Indian wicket-keeper 1936)  

1913  On August - 09 harry Mills, singer (Mills Brothers-Paper Moon)  

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

1914  On August - 09 ferenc Fricsay, Hungarian conductor  

1915  British attack at Chanak Bair at Gallipolis on this day in history.  

1915  Haim Alexander, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

1918  Cpl. Joseph Kaeble (22nd Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Amiens, France on this day in history.  

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

1918  Robert Aldrich, US director/producer (Dirty Dozen) on this day in history.  

1919  On August - 09 joop [Johannes] den Uyl, Dutch Premier (PVDA, 1973-77)  

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

1920  On August - 09 bulgarian & allied Peace of Neuilly-sur-Seine goes into effect  

1920  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of arnold Fitz Thedmar, English chronicler (d. 1274)  

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

1611  On August - 09 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 this day in history.  

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

1653  On August - 09 birth of john Oldham, English poet (d. 1683)  

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 August - 09.  

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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  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  On August - 09 death of najm ad-Din Ayyub, father of Saladin  

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

1420  On August - 09 pierre d'ailly/Peter de Alliaco, French theologist/cardinal, dies  

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