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.