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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  

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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 August - 30 birth of pedro of Castile (d. 1369)  

1377  On August - 30 birth of shah Rukh, ruler of Persia and Transoxonia (d. 1447)  

1609  On this day in history birth of artus I Quellinus "the Old", Flemish sculptor, baptised  

1687  On August - 30 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  Samuel Whitbread, English brewer (d. 1796) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 30

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0524  On August - 30 chlodomer, King of the France to Orleans, dies at about 29  

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

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  Louis van Bourbon, prince-Bishop of Luik (Cluppelslagers), dies on August - 30.  

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  Emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherlands, dies on August - 30.  

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