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Historical Events In August - 09

Wednesday, 06 July 2022

1922  On August - 09 philip Larkin, Coventry England, writer (North Ship, Jill)  

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 this day in history.  

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 August - 09.  

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

1929  On this day in history heinrich Zille, German cartoonist (Simplicissimus), dies at 71  

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  On August - 09 betty Boop, animation  

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

1932  John Gomery, Canadian jurist on August - 09.  

1933  On August - 09 tetsuko Kuroyanagi, Japanese television personality and children's author  

1935  On August - 09 george S Leotsakos, composer  

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

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

1936  Juli├ín Javier, American baseball player on this day in history.  

1941  Winston Churchill reaches Newfoundland for 1st talk with FDR on August - 09.  

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 this day in history.  

1942  On August - 09 hMAS Canberra sunk in battle of Savo Island  

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

1942  Edith Stein, German philosopher, dies on August - 09.  

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

1944  On August - 09 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  Lt. Robert H. Gray (Royal Cdn. Naval Volunteer Reserve) wins the Victoria Cross at Onagawa BAy Honshu, Japan on August - 09.  

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  On August - 09 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 August - 09.  

1611  On August - 09 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  Johann Michael Bach, German composer (d. 1694) was born on this day in history.  

1653  John Oldham, English poet (d. 1683) was born on August - 09.  

1669  Eudoxia Lopukhina, Tsarina of Russia (d. 1731) was born on this day in history.  

1674  Franti┼íek Maxmili├ín Ka┼łka, Czech architect (d. 1766) was born on August - 09.  

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  Irene, Byzantine empress/wife of emperor Leo IV, dies on this day in history.  

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  Death of King Eric IV of Denmark (b. 1216) on August - 09.  

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

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