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Historical Events In August - 09

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

1922  Philip Larkin, Coventry England, writer (North Ship, Jill) on August - 09.  

1923  On this day in history nY State Golf Assoc formed  

1923  On this day in history gerrit Kouwenaar, Dutch literary  

1924  Jacob P Vis, Dutch founder (NV Royal Salt Industries), dies at 66 on August - 09.  

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

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

1926  Denis Atkinson, cricketer (WI all-rounder, 219 v Australia 1955) on this day in history.  

1927  Marvin Minsky, Artifical intelligence computer scientist (MIT) on August - 09.  

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

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 August - 09.  

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

1930  Betty Boop, animation on this day in history.  

1931  On this day in history mark Weinberg, South African/British fiancier/multi-millionaire  

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

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

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

1936  On this day in history jesse Owens wins 4th gold medal of Berlin Olympics  

1936  Jesse Owens wins 4th gold medal at Berlin Olympics on this day in history.  

1936  On this day in history juli├ín Javier, American baseball player  

1941  On August - 09 winston Churchill reaches Newfoundland for 1st talk with FDR  

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

1942  On this day in history 200 Jews escape Mir Ghetto in Poland  

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

1943  Bertolt Brecht's "Leben des Galilei," premieres in Zurich on this day in history.  

1944  On this day in history 12 workers of Dutch illegal paper "Trouw," executed at Camp Vught  

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

1945  Atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki on August - 09.  

1945  On August - 09 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  1st time all major-league baseball games (8) are played at night on August - 09.  

1946  On this day in history a E E Vogler, cricketer (South Africa, 15 Tests, 64 wkts), dies  

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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  Izaak Walton, England, biographer/fisherman/writer (Compleat Angler) was born on this day in history.  

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 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  Eudoxia Lopukhina, Tsarina of Russia (d. 1731) was born on this day in history.  

1674  On August - 09 birth of franti┼íek Maxmili├ín Ka┼łka, 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  Flavius Valens, emperor of Byzantium (364-78), dies in battle at 50 on August - 09.  

0803  On August - 09 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  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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