Historical Events In August - 30
Sunday, 27 September 2020
1906 Hal Chase became 1st Yank to hit 3 triples in a game on August - 30.
1906 On this day in history 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 August - 30.
1909 On August - 30 burgess Shale fossils discovered by Charles Doolittle Walcott.
1909 Barry Appleby, cartoonist on this day in history.
1910 On August - 30 yank Tom Hughes pitches 9 no-hit innings but loses to Cleve 5-0 in 11
1910 Donald Bisset, Dutch children book writer/actor (Battle of the Sexes) on August - 30.
1910 Albert Vandal, French earl/historian (Napoleon), dies at 57 on August - 30.
1912 St Louis Brown Earl Hamilton no-hits Detroit Tigers, 5-1 on this day in history.
1912 On this day in history edward M Purcell, US physicist (Nobel 1952)
1913 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 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 John Thoday, geneticist on August - 30.
1917 Denis Healey, English politician on this day in history.
1917 Uritsky, leader of Petrogradse Czech, dies on this day in history.
1918 On this day in history czechoslovakia forms independence republic
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 On August - 30 ernst Toller's "Die Wandlung," premieres in Berlin
1919 On August - 30 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 this day in history tiger Rag, still a familiar ragtime tune, is recorded by the New Orleans Rhythm Kings.
1922 Babe Ruth is thrown out of a game for 5th time in 1922 on August - 30.
1922 Regina Resnik, NYC, mezzo-soprano (Sieglinde-Bayreuth) on this day in history.