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Historical Events In August - 30

Monday, 16 May 2022

1906  On this day in history hal Chase became 1st Yank to hit 3 triples in a game  

1906  On August - 30 countess of Longford, biographer/historian  

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  Leonor Fini, painter on this day in history.  

1909  Burgess Shale fossils discovered by Charles Doolittle Walcott on this day in history.  

1909  Barry Appleby, cartoonist on this day in history.  

1910  Yank Tom Hughes pitches 9 no-hit innings but loses to Cleve 5-0 in 11 on this day in history.  

1910  On August - 30 donald Bisset, Dutch children book writer/actor (Battle of the Sexes)  

1910  On August - 30 albert Vandal, French earl/historian (Napoleon), dies at 57  

1912  St Louis Brown Earl Hamilton no-hits Detroit Tigers, 5-1 on this day in history.  

1912  On August - 30 edward M Purcell, US physicist (Nobel 1952)  

1913  US Navy tests Sperry gyroscopic stabilizer (automatic pilot) on this day in history.  

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  On August - 30 1st German plane bombs above Paris, 2 killed  

1914  On this day in history julie Bishop, Denver CO, actress (My Hero, Northern Pursuit, Threat)  

1914  On August - 30 adrian H Stewart, British lieutenant, dies in battle in Cameroon at 26  

1915  Liesbeth Saijers, Dutch sculptor on August - 30.  

1916  On this day in history paul Von Hindenburg becomes chief-of-General-Staff in Germany  

1916  On August - 30 boston's Dutch Leonard no-hits St Louis Browns, 4-0  

1916  On August - 30 john Thoday, geneticist  

1917  On August - 30 denis Healey, English politician  

1917  Uritsky, leader of Petrogradse Czech, dies on this day in history.  

1918  Czechoslovakia forms independence republic on this day in history.  

1918  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) on this day in history.  

1919  Ernst Toller's "Die Wandlung," premieres in Berlin on August - 30.  

1919  Kitty Wells, Nashville Tn, country singer (Grand Ole Opry) on August - 30.  

1919  On this day in history johann Sigurjonsson, Icelandic writer (Dr Rung), dies  

1920  On August - 30 ben Cami, Flemish writer/poet (Rose from Mud)  

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  On this day in history regina Resnik, NYC, mezzo-soprano (Sieglinde-Bayreuth)  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 30

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1334  Pedro, the Cruel, King of Castilia & Leon was born on this day in history.  

1334  Pedro of Castile (d. 1369) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1687  On this day in history birth of francesco Maria Vallara, composer  

1693  On this day in history birth of jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer/organist  

1705  On August - 30 birth of david Hartley, English philosopher (d. 1757)  

1720  On August - 30 birth of samuel Whitbread, English brewer (d. 1796)  

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 August - 30.  

0526  On August - 30 death of theodorik the Great, King of Ostrogoten (b. 454)  

1181  Alexander III, [Orlando Bandinelli], Italian Pope (1159-81), dies on this day in history.  

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

1482  On this day in history louis van Bourbon, prince-Bishop of Luik (Cluppelslagers), dies  

1483  On this day in history louis XI, King of France (1461-83), dies at 60  

1529  On this day in history juan del Encina, composer, dies at 61  

1580  On this day in history emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherlands, dies  

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