Historical Events In August - 09
Thursday, 22 April 2021
1922 On this day in history philip Larkin, Coventry England, writer (North Ship, Jill)
1923 On August - 09 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 August - 09 only time Babe Ruth pinch-hit for, Bobby Veach flies out
1925 On August - 09 robert Heppener, composer (Hymns & Conversations, Movie Music)
1926 On this day in history denis Atkinson, cricketer (WI all-rounder, 219 v Australia 1955)
1927 On August - 09 marvin Minsky, Artifical intelligence computer scientist (MIT)
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 this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1933 On August - 09 tetsuko Kuroyanagi, Japanese television personality and children's author
1935 George S Leotsakos, composer on this day in history.
1936 On August - 09 jesse Owens wins 4th gold medal of Berlin Olympics
1936 On August - 09 jesse Owens wins 4th gold medal at Berlin Olympics
1936 On August - 09 juli├ín Javier, American baseball player
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 August - 09 hMAS Canberra sunk in battle of Savo Island
1942 200 Jews escape Mir Ghetto in Poland on August - 09.
1942 Edith Stein, German philosopher, dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history a second atomic bomb is dropped on Nagasaki; Soviets declare war on Japan, attacking Manchuria.
1945 On August - 09 atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki
1945 Lt. Robert H. Gray (Royal Cdn. Naval Volunteer Reserve) wins the Victoria Cross at Onagawa BAy Honshu, Japan on this day in history.
1945 US drops 2nd atomic bomb "Fat Man" on Japan destroys part of Nagasaki on August - 09.
1946 On August - 09 1st time all major-league baseball games (8) are played at night
1946 On this day in history a E E Vogler, cricketer (South Africa, 15 Tests, 64 wkts), dies