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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 juliĆ”n 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  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 09

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1201  On August - 09 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 August - 09.  

1648  On August - 09 birth of johann Michael Bach, German composer (d. 1694)  

1653  On this day in history birth of john Oldham, English poet (d. 1683)  

1669  On August - 09 birth of eudoxia Lopukhina, Tsarina of Russia (d. 1731)  

1674  FrantiÅ”ek MaxmiliĆ”n Kaňka, Czech architect (d. 1766) was born on August - 09.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 09

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0117  Death of Mark Ulpius Trajanus, emperor of Rome (98-117) on August - 09.  

0378  On this day in history flavius Valens, emperor of Byzantium (364-78), dies in battle at 50  

0803  Irene, Byzantine empress/wife of emperor Leo IV, dies on this day in history.  

1048  On this day in history pope Damasus II [Poppo] dies in Rome, after reigning for only 23 days  

1107  On this day in history death of emperor Horikawa of Japan (b. 1079)  

1173  Death of Najm ad-Din Ayyub, father of Saladin on this day in history.  

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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