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Historical Events In August - 30

Monday, 14 June 2021

1862  On this day in history confederate troops defeat Union forces at the Second Battle of Bull Run in Manassas, VA.  

1862  2nd Battle of Bull Run on August - 30.  

1866  Georges Minne, Flemish sculptor on August - 30.  

1871  Ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson, New Zealand physicist and father of nuclear physics on August - 30.  

1873  On this day in history austrian explorers Julius von Payer and Karl Weyprecht discover the archipelago of Franz Joseph Land in the Arctic Sea.  

1878  On August - 30 paul Hazard, French literature historian  

1879  John B Hood, confederate general (lost Atlanta), dies at 48 on this day in history.  

1882  On August - 30 meijer de Hond, Dutch rabbi/writer  

1883  Theo Van Doesburg, [Christian EM Kupper], painter/architect (Style) on August - 30.  

1884  On this day in history jack Dempsey wins middleweight title in 1st fight with boxing gloves  

1884  Theodor Svedberg, Sweden, chemist, worked with colloids (Nobel 1926) on August - 30.  

1885  On this day in history 13,000 meteors seen in 1 hour near Andromeda  

1887  Adam Kuckhoff, writer on August - 30.  

1888  Lord Walsingham kills 1070 grouse in a single day on this day in history.  

1889  On this day in history edward Ciannelli, Ischia Italy, actor (You Can't Escape Forever)  

1893  13rd US Mens Tennis: Robert D Wrenn beats Fred H Hovey (64 36 64 64) on August - 30.  

1893  On August - 30 huey P Long, Winn Parish La, (gov/sen-D-La)  

1894  Frederick Lugards expedition to Niger on August - 30.  

1895  Belgium begins compulsory Roman Catholic education on this day in history.  

1896  On this day in history eight provinces in the Philippines were declared under martial law by the Spanish Governor General Ramon Blanco. This included the provinces of Batangas, Rizal, Cavite, Nueva Ecija as well as the nearby areas.  

1896  Raymond Massey, Toronto Canada, actor (Dr Gillespie-Dr Kildare) on August - 30.  

1897  The town of Ambiky is captured by France from Menabe in Madagascar on August - 30.  

1900  Outbreak of bubonic plague in Glasgow, UK on August - 30.  

1900  Last 2000 British prisoners in Nooitgedagt South Africa freed on August - 30.  

1900  Franklin C Fry, US minister (Lutheran World Relief) on August - 30.  

1901  Hubert Cecil Booth patents vacuum cleaner on August - 30.  

1901  On this day in history john C Stennis, (Sen-D-MS, 1947-88)  

1902  On August - 30 arnold Maria Walter, composer  

1903  On August - 30 vincente F Lopez, historian (Historia the Chile), dies at 87  

1904  On this day in history thomas Hicks wins 3rd Olympics marathon (3:28:53.0) (40 km)  

1904  On August - 30 kate Fanny Loder, composer, dies at 79  

1905  On this day in history baseball slugger Ty Cobb makes his major league debut.  

1905  On August - 30 ty Cobb's first major league at bat (Detroit Tigers)  

1905  On August - 30 pogoro/Ngindo attack Fort Mahenge German East-Africa  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 30

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1334  Pedro, the Cruel, King of Castilia & Leon was born on this day in history.  

1334  Pedro of Castile (d. 1369) was born on this day in history.  

1377  Shah Rukh, ruler of Persia and Transoxonia (d. 1447) was born on August - 30.  

1609  Artus I Quellinus "the Old", Flemish sculptor, baptised was born on this day in history.  

1687  On this day in history birth of francesco Maria Vallara, composer  

1693  On this day in history birth of jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer/organist  

1705  David Hartley, English philosopher (d. 1757) was born on this day in history.  

1720  On August - 30 birth of samuel Whitbread, English brewer (d. 1796)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 30

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0524  Chlodomer, King of the France to Orleans, dies at about 29 on this day in history.  

0526  Death of Theodorik the Great, King of Ostrogoten (b. 454) on August - 30.  

1181  Alexander III, [Orlando Bandinelli], Italian Pope (1159-81), dies on this day in history.  

1428  On this day in history death of emperor Shōkō (b. 1401)  

1482  On August - 30 louis van Bourbon, prince-Bishop of Luik (Cluppelslagers), dies  

1483  Louis XI, King of France (1461-83), dies at 60 on August - 30.  

1529  Juan del Encina, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1580  On this day in history emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherlands, dies  

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