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Historical Events In August - 09

Sunday, 19 September 2021

1922  On this day in history philip Larkin, Coventry England, writer (North Ship, Jill)  

1923  NY State Golf Assoc formed on August - 09.  

1923  Gerrit Kouwenaar, Dutch literary on August - 09.  

1924  On August - 09 jacob P Vis, Dutch founder (NV Royal Salt Industries), dies at 66  

1925  On August - 09 only time Babe Ruth pinch-hit for, Bobby Veach flies out  

1925  On August - 09 robert Heppener, composer (Hymns & Conversations, Movie Music)  

1926  On August - 09 denis Atkinson, cricketer (WI all-rounder, 219 v Australia 1955)  

1927  On August - 09 marvin Minsky, Artifical intelligence computer scientist (MIT)  

1928  On this day in history bob Cousy, NBA guard (Boston Celtics, 1957 MVP)  

1928  On August - 09 frederik II W, grand duke of Baden (1907-18), dies at 71  

1929  Heinrich Zille, German cartoonist (Simplicissimus), dies at 71 on August - 09.  

1930  Betty Boop debutes in Max Fleischer's animated cartoon Dizzy Dishes on August - 09.  

1930  113°F (45°C) at Perryville, Tennessee (state record) on this day in history.  

1930  Betty Boop, animation on this day in history.  

1931  Mark Weinberg, South African/British fiancier/multi-millionaire on this day in history.  

1932  John Gomery, Canadian jurist on this day in history.  

1933  On this day in history tetsuko Kuroyanagi, Japanese television personality and children's author  

1935  George S Leotsakos, composer on this day in history.  

1936  Jesse Owens wins 4th gold medal of Berlin Olympics on August - 09.  

1936  Jesse Owens wins 4th gold medal at Berlin Olympics on August - 09.  

1936  On August - 09 juliĆ”n Javier, American baseball player  

1941  Winston Churchill reaches Newfoundland for 1st talk with FDR on this day in history.  

1942  On August - 09 hMAS CANBERRA (RAN) sunk in the South West Pacific, SE of Savo Island off northern Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands - by torpedoes and 8in gunfire of Japanese cruiser force.  

1942  On this day in history hMAS Canberra sunk in battle of Savo Island  

1942  200 Jews escape Mir Ghetto in Poland on this day in history.  

1942  On August - 09 edith Stein, German philosopher, dies  

1943  On August - 09 bertolt Brecht's "Leben des Galilei," premieres in Zurich  

1944  12 workers of Dutch illegal paper "Trouw," executed at Camp Vught on August - 09.  

1945  On August - 09 a second atomic bomb is dropped on Nagasaki; Soviets declare war on Japan, attacking Manchuria.  

1945  Atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki on this day in history.  

1945  On August - 09 lt. Robert H. Gray (Royal Cdn. Naval Volunteer Reserve) wins the Victoria Cross at Onagawa BAy Honshu, Japan  

1945  US drops 2nd atomic bomb "Fat Man" on Japan destroys part of Nagasaki on this day in history.  

1946  On this day in history 1st time all major-league baseball games (8) are played at night  

1946  A E E Vogler, cricketer (South Africa, 15 Tests, 64 wkts), dies on this day in history.  

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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  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 August - 09.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1674  On this day in history birth of frantiÅ”ek MaxmiliĆ”n Kaňka, Czech architect (d. 1766)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 09

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0117  On August - 09 death of mark Ulpius Trajanus, emperor of Rome (98-117)  

0378  On August - 09 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  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 August - 09.  

1173  On August - 09 death of najm ad-Din Ayyub, father of Saladin  

1250  Death of King Eric IV of Denmark (b. 1216) on this day in history.  

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

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