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.