Historical Events In August - 30
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
1862 Confederate troops defeat Union forces at the Second Battle of Bull Run in Manassas, VA on August - 30.
1862 2nd Battle of Bull Run on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1873 Austrian explorers Julius von Payer and Karl Weyprecht discover the archipelago of Franz Joseph Land in the Arctic Sea on August - 30.
1878 Paul Hazard, French literature historian on August - 30.
1879 On this day in history john B Hood, confederate general (lost Atlanta), dies at 48
1882 On August - 30 meijer de Hond, Dutch rabbi/writer
1883 On August - 30 theo Van Doesburg, [Christian EM Kupper], painter/architect (Style)
1884 On this day in history jack Dempsey wins middleweight title in 1st fight with boxing gloves
1884 On this day in history theodor Svedberg, Sweden, chemist, worked with colloids (Nobel 1926)
1885 On this day in history 13,000 meteors seen in 1 hour near Andromeda
1887 On this day in history adam Kuckhoff, writer
1888 On August - 30 lord Walsingham kills 1070 grouse in a single day
1889 On August - 30 edward Ciannelli, Ischia Italy, actor (You Can't Escape Forever)
1893 On August - 30 13rd US Mens Tennis: Robert D Wrenn beats Fred H Hovey (64 36 64 64)
1893 Huey P Long, Winn Parish La, (gov/sen-D-La) on this day in history.
1894 On this day in history frederick Lugards expedition to Niger
1895 On August - 30 belgium begins compulsory Roman Catholic education
1896 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 on August - 30.
1896 On this day in history raymond Massey, Toronto Canada, actor (Dr Gillespie-Dr Kildare)
1897 On this day in history the town of Ambiky is captured by France from Menabe in Madagascar.
1900 On this day in history outbreak of bubonic plague in Glasgow, UK
1900 Last 2000 British prisoners in Nooitgedagt South Africa freed on this day in history.
1900 On this day in history franklin C Fry, US minister (Lutheran World Relief)
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 Vincente F Lopez, historian (Historia the Chile), dies at 87 on August - 30.
1904 Thomas Hicks wins 3rd Olympics marathon (3:28:53.0) (40 km) on August - 30.
1904 Kate Fanny Loder, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
1905 On this day in history baseball slugger Ty Cobb makes his major league debut.
1905 Ty Cobb's first major league at bat (Detroit Tigers) on this day in history.
1905 On this day in history pogoro/Ngindo attack Fort Mahenge German East-Africa