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Historical Events In August - 09

Friday, 04 December 2020

1922  Philip Larkin, Coventry England, writer (North Ship, Jill) on this day in history.  

1923  NY State Golf Assoc formed on August - 09.  

1923  On August - 09 gerrit Kouwenaar, Dutch literary  

1924  Jacob P Vis, Dutch founder (NV Royal Salt Industries), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1925  Only time Babe Ruth pinch-hit for, Bobby Veach flies out on August - 09.  

1925  Robert Heppener, composer (Hymns & Conversations, Movie Music) on this day in history.  

1926  Denis Atkinson, cricketer (WI all-rounder, 219 v Australia 1955) on August - 09.  

1927  Marvin Minsky, Artifical intelligence computer scientist (MIT) on this day in history.  

1928  Bob Cousy, NBA guard (Boston Celtics, 1957 MVP) on this day in history.  

1928  Frederik II W, grand duke of Baden (1907-18), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1930  113░F (45░C) at Perryville, Tennessee (state record) on August - 09.  

1930  On August - 09 betty Boop, animation  

1931  Mark Weinberg, South African/British fiancier/multi-millionaire on August - 09.  

1932  John Gomery, Canadian jurist on August - 09.  

1933  Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, Japanese television personality and children's author on August - 09.  

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

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

1936  On August - 09 jesse Owens wins 4th gold medal at Berlin Olympics  

1936  Juli├ín Javier, American baseball player on August - 09.  

1941  On this day in history winston Churchill reaches Newfoundland for 1st talk with FDR  

1942  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 on August - 09.  

1942  HMAS Canberra sunk in battle of Savo Island on August - 09.  

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

1942  Edith Stein, German philosopher, dies on this day in history.  

1943  Bertolt Brecht's "Leben des Galilei," premieres in Zurich on August - 09.  

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

1945  A second atomic bomb is dropped on Nagasaki; Soviets declare war on Japan, attacking Manchuria on this day in history.  

1945  Atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki on August - 09.  

1945  On this day in history lt. Robert H. Gray (Royal Cdn. Naval Volunteer Reserve) wins the Victoria Cross at Onagawa BAy Honshu, Japan  

1945  On August - 09 uS drops 2nd atomic bomb "Fat Man" on Japan destroys part of Nagasaki  

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 August - 09.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1648  On this day in history birth of johann Michael Bach, German composer (d. 1694)  

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

1669  On August - 09 birth of eudoxia Lopukhina, Tsarina of Russia (d. 1731)  

1674  On this day in history birth of franti┼íek Maxmili├ín Ka┼łka, Czech architect (d. 1766)  


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

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

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