Historical Events In August - 30
Friday, 03 July 2020
1906 Hal Chase became 1st Yank to hit 3 triples in a game on August - 30.
1906 Countess of Longford, biographer/historian on this day in history.
1907 On August - 30 fred MacMurray, Kankakee Ill, actor (Caine Mutiny, My 3 Sons)
1908 On August - 30 the birth of Fred MacMurray, American actor
1908 On this day in history leonor Fini, painter
1909 On August - 30 burgess Shale fossils discovered by Charles Doolittle Walcott.
1909 On August - 30 barry Appleby, cartoonist
1910 Yank Tom Hughes pitches 9 no-hit innings but loses to Cleve 5-0 in 11 on August - 30.
1910 Donald Bisset, Dutch children book writer/actor (Battle of the Sexes) on August - 30.
1910 On this day in history albert Vandal, French earl/historian (Napoleon), dies at 57
1912 On August - 30 st Louis Brown Earl Hamilton no-hits Detroit Tigers, 5-1
1912 On August - 30 edward M Purcell, US physicist (Nobel 1952)
1913 On August - 30 uS Navy tests Sperry gyroscopic stabilizer (automatic pilot)
1913 On August - 30 phillies lead Giants 8-6 in top of 9th, fans in bleachers try to distract Giants, Umpire forefeits game to Giants, later overruled
1913 On August - 30 allan David, actor/director/producer (Cry of the Children)
1914 Battle of Tannenberg, one of history's great military disasters, ends after the Russian Second Army under Samsonov is enveloped and crushed by the Germans, losing 30,000 men; Samsonov committed suicide on August - 30.
1914 1st German plane bombs above Paris, 2 killed on this day in history.
1914 Julie Bishop, Denver CO, actress (My Hero, Northern Pursuit, Threat) on this day in history.
1914 On this day in history adrian H Stewart, British lieutenant, dies in battle in Cameroon at 26
1915 On this day in history liesbeth Saijers, Dutch sculptor
1916 Paul Von Hindenburg becomes chief-of-General-Staff in Germany on August - 30.
1916 On this day in history boston's Dutch Leonard no-hits St Louis Browns, 4-0
1916 On this day in history john Thoday, geneticist
1917 Denis Healey, English politician on August - 30.
1917 Uritsky, leader of Petrogradse Czech, dies on August - 30.
1918 Czechoslovakia forms independence republic on this day in history.
1918 On August - 30 ted Williams, American baseball player, last player in MLB to bat over .400 in a single season (Red Sox, AL MVP '46, '49; Trip Crown '42, '47)
1919 Ernst Toller's "Die Wandlung," premieres in Berlin on this day in history.
1919 On August - 30 kitty Wells, Nashville Tn, country singer (Grand Ole Opry)
1919 Johann Sigurjonsson, Icelandic writer (Dr Rung), dies on this day in history.
1920 On August - 30 ben Cami, Flemish writer/poet (Rose from Mud)
1922 Tiger Rag, still a familiar ragtime tune, is recorded by the New Orleans Rhythm Kings on August - 30.
1922 Babe Ruth is thrown out of a game for 5th time in 1922 on this day in history.
1922 On August - 30 regina Resnik, NYC, mezzo-soprano (Sieglinde-Bayreuth)