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Historical Events In August - 30

Saturday, 06 March 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  On this day in history georges Minne, Flemish sculptor  

1871  On this day in history ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson, New Zealand physicist and father of nuclear physics  

1873  On August - 30 austrian explorers Julius von Payer and Karl Weyprecht discover the archipelago of Franz Joseph Land in the Arctic Sea.  

1878  Paul Hazard, French literature historian on August - 30.  

1879  John B Hood, confederate general (lost Atlanta), dies at 48 on August - 30.  

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

1883  Theo Van Doesburg, [Christian EM Kupper], painter/architect (Style) on this day in history.  

1884  Jack Dempsey wins middleweight title in 1st fight with boxing gloves on August - 30.  

1884  On this day in history theodor Svedberg, Sweden, chemist, worked with colloids (Nobel 1926)  

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

1887  Adam Kuckhoff, writer on August - 30.  

1888  On this day in history lord Walsingham kills 1070 grouse in a single day  

1889  Edward Ciannelli, Ischia Italy, actor (You Can't Escape Forever) on August - 30.  

1893  On this day in history 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 August - 30.  

1894  Frederick Lugards expedition to Niger on August - 30.  

1895  On this day in history 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  Raymond Massey, Toronto Canada, actor (Dr Gillespie-Dr Kildare) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1900  On August - 30 franklin C Fry, US minister (Lutheran World Relief)  

1901  Hubert Cecil Booth patents vacuum cleaner on this day in history.  

1901  John C Stennis, (Sen-D-MS, 1947-88) on this day in history.  

1902  Arnold Maria Walter, composer on this day in history.  

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 August - 30.  

1905  Baseball slugger Ty Cobb makes his major league debut on this day in history.  

1905  Ty Cobb's first major league at bat (Detroit Tigers) on this day in history.  

1905  Pogoro/Ngindo attack Fort Mahenge German East-Africa on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 30

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1334  On August - 30 birth of pedro, the Cruel, King of Castilia & Leon  

1334  On this day in history birth of pedro of Castile (d. 1369)  

1377  Shah Rukh, ruler of Persia and Transoxonia (d. 1447) was born on this day in history.  

1609  Artus I Quellinus "the Old", Flemish sculptor, baptised was born on August - 30.  

1687  Francesco Maria Vallara, composer was born on August - 30.  

1693  Jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer/organist was born on this day in history.  

1705  David Hartley, English philosopher (d. 1757) was born on August - 30.  

1720  Samuel Whitbread, English brewer (d. 1796) was born on August - 30.  

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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  On August - 30 death of theodorik the Great, King of Ostrogoten (b. 454)  

1181  On August - 30 alexander III, [Orlando Bandinelli], Italian Pope (1159-81), dies  

1428  Death of Emperor Shōkō (b. 1401) on this day in history.  

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

1483  On August - 30 louis XI, King of France (1461-83), dies at 60  

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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