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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 09

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1201  Arnold Fitz Thedmar, English chronicler (d. 1274) was born on this day in history.  

1593  Izaak Walton, England, biographer/fisherman/writer (Compleat Angler) was born on August - 09.  

1611  Henry earl of Nassau-Siegen, colonel/governor of Hulst Neth was born on August - 09.  

1631  John Dryden, English poet/playwright (Heroic Stanzas) [NS=Aug 19] was born on August - 09.  

1648  On this day in history birth of johann Michael Bach, German composer (d. 1694)  

1653  On August - 09 birth of john Oldham, English poet (d. 1683)  

1669  Eudoxia Lopukhina, Tsarina of Russia (d. 1731) was born on August - 09.  

1674  On this day in history birth of franti┼íek Maxmili├ín Ka┼łka, Czech architect (d. 1766)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 09

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0117  On this day in history death of mark Ulpius Trajanus, emperor of Rome (98-117)  

0378  On August - 09 flavius Valens, emperor of Byzantium (364-78), dies in battle at 50  

0803  Irene, Byzantine empress/wife of emperor Leo IV, dies on August - 09.  

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  On this day in history death of najm ad-Din Ayyub, father of Saladin  

1250  On August - 09 death of king Eric IV of Denmark (b. 1216)  

1420  Pierre d'ailly/Peter de Alliaco, French theologist/cardinal, dies on this day in history.  

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