Historical Events In August - 30
Saturday, 27 February 2021
1906 Hal Chase became 1st Yank to hit 3 triples in a game on this day in history.
1906 Countess of Longford, biographer/historian on August - 30.
1907 Fred MacMurray, Kankakee Ill, actor (Caine Mutiny, My 3 Sons) on August - 30.
1908 The birth of Fred MacMurray, American actor on August - 30.
1908 On this day in history leonor Fini, painter
1909 Burgess Shale fossils discovered by Charles Doolittle Walcott on this day in history.
1909 On August - 30 barry Appleby, cartoonist
1910 On this day in history yank Tom Hughes pitches 9 no-hit innings but loses to Cleve 5-0 in 11
1910 On August - 30 donald Bisset, Dutch children book writer/actor (Battle of the Sexes)
1910 On this day in history albert Vandal, French earl/historian (Napoleon), dies at 57
1912 On this day in history st Louis Brown Earl Hamilton no-hits Detroit Tigers, 5-1
1912 Edward M Purcell, US physicist (Nobel 1952) on this day in history.
1913 On August - 30 uS Navy tests Sperry gyroscopic stabilizer (automatic pilot)
1913 On this day in history phillies lead Giants 8-6 in top of 9th, fans in bleachers try to distract Giants, Umpire forefeits game to Giants, later overruled
1913 Allan David, actor/director/producer (Cry of the Children) on August - 30.
1914 On this day in history 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.
1914 On this day in history 1st German plane bombs above Paris, 2 killed
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 Liesbeth Saijers, Dutch sculptor on August - 30.
1916 Paul Von Hindenburg becomes chief-of-General-Staff in Germany on August - 30.
1916 Boston's Dutch Leonard no-hits St Louis Browns, 4-0 on August - 30.
1916 John Thoday, geneticist on this day in history.
1917 On this day in history denis Healey, English politician
1917 On August - 30 uritsky, leader of Petrogradse Czech, dies
1918 On August - 30 czechoslovakia forms independence republic
1918 On this day in history 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 On this day in history ernst Toller's "Die Wandlung," premieres in Berlin
1919 On this day in history kitty Wells, Nashville Tn, country singer (Grand Ole Opry)
1919 Johann Sigurjonsson, Icelandic writer (Dr Rung), dies on August - 30.
1920 Ben Cami, Flemish writer/poet (Rose from Mud) on this day in history.
1922 On August - 30 tiger Rag, still a familiar ragtime tune, is recorded by the New Orleans Rhythm Kings.
1922 On August - 30 babe Ruth is thrown out of a game for 5th time in 1922
1922 Regina Resnik, NYC, mezzo-soprano (Sieglinde-Bayreuth) on this day in history.