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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.  

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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 August - 30.  

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

1377  On August - 30 birth of shah Rukh, ruler of Persia and Transoxonia (d. 1447)  

1609  On August - 30 birth of artus I Quellinus "the Old", Flemish sculptor, baptised  

1687  On August - 30 birth of francesco Maria Vallara, composer  

1693  Jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer/organist was born on this day in history.  

1705  On this day in history birth of david Hartley, English philosopher (d. 1757)  

1720  On this day in history birth of samuel Whitbread, English brewer (d. 1796)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 30

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0524  On August - 30 chlodomer, King of the France to Orleans, dies at about 29  

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 August - 30.  

1428  On August - 30 death of emperor Shōkō (b. 1401)  

1482  On August - 30 louis van Bourbon, prince-Bishop of Luik (Cluppelslagers), dies  

1483  Louis XI, King of France (1461-83), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1529  Juan del Encina, composer, dies at 61 on August - 30.  

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

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