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Historical Events In August - 09

Friday, 14 May 2021

1901  On August - 09 charles Farrell, Cape Cod Mass, actor (Vern-My Little Margie)  

1902  Edward VII of England crowned after death of his mother Victoria on August - 09.  

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  Friedrich Ratzel, German social-geographer (Lebensraum), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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

1907  Berta Waterstradt, writer on this day in history.  

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

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

1910  Robert H van Gulik, Dutch diplomat/writer (Judge Ti) on August - 09.  

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

1913  Harry Mills, singer (Mills Brothers-Paper Moon) on this day in history.  

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

1914  Ferenc Fricsay, Hungarian conductor on August - 09.  

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  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 August - 09.  

1918  On this day in history 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 August - 09.  

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

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

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

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

1919  On this day in history joop [Johannes] den Uyl, Dutch Premier (PVDA, 1973-77)  

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 this day in history.  

1920  Enzo Biagi, Italian journalist and writer on this day in history.  

1921  On this day in history j James Exon, (Sen-D-Nebraska, 1979- )  

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 August - 09 birth of henry earl of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/governor of Hulst Neth  

1631  On this day in history birth of john Dryden, English poet/playwright (Heroic Stanzas) [NS=Aug 19]  

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 this day in history.  

0378  Flavius Valens, emperor of Byzantium (364-78), dies in battle at 50 on this day in history.  

0803  Irene, Byzantine empress/wife of emperor Leo IV, dies on this day in history.  

1048  On this day in history pope Damasus II [Poppo] dies in Rome, after reigning for only 23 days  

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  On this day in history death of king Eric IV of Denmark (b. 1216)  

1420  Pierre d'ailly/Peter de Alliaco, French theologist/cardinal, dies on this day in history.  

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