Historical Events In August - 30
Wednesday, 14 April 2021
1923 Elias Victor Seixas, US, mixed double tennis player (Wimbeld 1953-56) on this day in history.
1925 On this day in history 6th Iron pilgrim at Diksmuide Belgium
1925 On August - 30 julien Schoenaerts, Flemish actor (Daens/Medea)
1926 Jack Hobbs scores 316* at Lord's (Surrey v Middlesex) on this day in history.
1926 On this day in history olgerts Gravitis, composer
1927 41st US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Betty Nuthall (61 64) on this day in history.
1927 Geoffrey Beene, Louisiana, dress designer (8 Coty Awards) on this day in history.
1928 On this day in history jawaharlal Nehru requests independence of India
1928 Bill Daily, Des Moines Iowa, actor (I Dream of Jeannie, Newhart) on this day in history.
1928 On August - 30 wilhelm Wien, Ger physicist (laws of motion, Nobel 1911), dies at 64
1930 On this day in history noel Harford, cricketer (brother of Roy NZ Test batsman in 1950's)
1930 William H Taft, 27th US President (1909-13), dies on this day in history.
1931 Carrie Saxon Perry, 1st black mayor of a major US city (Hartford CT) on this day in history.
1932 Hermann Goering elected chairman (Reichstag) on this day in history.
1932 Willem M van Rossum, cardinal/prefect of Propaganda Fide, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1933 Air France forms on this day in history.
1933 Arne Mellnas, composer on this day in history.
1934 B P "Baloo" Gupte, cricketer (brother of Fergie, Indian leggie) on August - 30.
1934 Earnest L Wolzogen, German writer (That tolle Komtess), dies at 79 on August - 30.
1935 John Phillips, singer/guitarist (Mama & Papas-California Dreaming) on this day in history.
1935 On this day in history henri Barbusse, French writer (Le feu), dies at 62
1936 Fabrizia Ramondino, writer on August - 30.
1937 Joe Louis beats Tommy Farr in 15 for heavyweight boxing title on August - 30.
1939 NY Yankee Atley Donald pitches a baseball a record 94.7 mph (152 kph) on this day in history.
1939 6th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: NY Giants 9, All-Stars 0 (81,456) on August - 30.
1941 On August - 30 nazi forces take the city of Mga as the siege of Leningrad begins during WWII.
1941 Siege of Leningrad by Nazi troops began during WW II on August - 30.
1942 On this day in history battle of Alam Halfa - 9th Australian Division again in action at El Alamein
1942 Nazi-Germany annexes Luxembourg on August - 30.
1943 A[braham] [P] Merritt, author (Moon Pool, Creep Shadow!), dies at 58 on August - 30.
1944 Soviet troops enter Bucharest Romania on August - 30.
1944 On August - 30 11th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 24, All-Stars 21 (48,769)
1944 On August - 30 morten Nielsen, Danish resistance fighter, dies
1945 On this day in history hong Kong is liberated when the British navy under Rear-Admiral Cecil Harcourt sails into Victoria harbour to accept the Japanese surrender.