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)