Historical Events In August - 09
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
1922 On this day in history philip Larkin, Coventry England, writer (North Ship, Jill)
1923 On this day in history nY State Golf Assoc formed
1923 On August - 09 gerrit Kouwenaar, Dutch literary
1924 On August - 09 jacob P Vis, Dutch founder (NV Royal Salt Industries), dies at 66
1925 On this day in history only time Babe Ruth pinch-hit for, Bobby Veach flies out
1925 On August - 09 robert Heppener, composer (Hymns & Conversations, Movie Music)
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 On August - 09 bob Cousy, NBA guard (Boston Celtics, 1957 MVP)
1928 On this day in history frederik II W, grand duke of Baden (1907-18), dies at 71
1929 On August - 09 heinrich Zille, German cartoonist (Simplicissimus), dies at 71
1930 On August - 09 betty Boop debutes in Max Fleischer's animated cartoon Dizzy Dishes
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 August - 09.
1933 On this day in history tetsuko Kuroyanagi, Japanese television personality and children's author
1935 George S Leotsakos, composer on August - 09.
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 this day in history.
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 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 this day in history edith Stein, German philosopher, dies
1943 On this day in history bertolt Brecht's "Leben des Galilei," premieres in Zurich
1944 12 workers of Dutch illegal paper "Trouw," executed at Camp Vught on this day in history.
1945 On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 1st time all major-league baseball games (8) are played at night on August - 09.
1946 A E E Vogler, cricketer (South Africa, 15 Tests, 64 wkts), dies on August - 09.