Historical Events In August - 30
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
1923 Elias Victor Seixas, US, mixed double tennis player (Wimbeld 1953-56) on this day in history.
1925 6th Iron pilgrim at Diksmuide Belgium on August - 30.
1925 Julien Schoenaerts, Flemish actor (Daens/Medea) on August - 30.
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 On August - 30 41st US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Betty Nuthall (61 64)
1927 Geoffrey Beene, Louisiana, dress designer (8 Coty Awards) on this day in history.
1928 Jawaharlal Nehru requests independence of India on August - 30.
1928 Bill Daily, Des Moines Iowa, actor (I Dream of Jeannie, Newhart) on August - 30.
1928 Wilhelm Wien, Ger physicist (laws of motion, Nobel 1911), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1930 Noel Harford, cricketer (brother of Roy NZ Test batsman in 1950's) on August - 30.
1930 On August - 30 william H Taft, 27th US President (1909-13), dies
1931 On August - 30 carrie Saxon Perry, 1st black mayor of a major US city (Hartford CT)
1932 On August - 30 hermann Goering elected chairman (Reichstag)
1932 Willem M van Rossum, cardinal/prefect of Propaganda Fide, dies at 77 on August - 30.
1933 Air France forms on this day in history.
1933 On this day in history arne Mellnas, composer
1934 B P "Baloo" Gupte, cricketer (brother of Fergie, Indian leggie) on this day in history.
1934 On August - 30 earnest L Wolzogen, German writer (That tolle Komtess), dies at 79
1935 On this day in history john Phillips, singer/guitarist (Mama & Papas-California Dreaming)
1935 Henri Barbusse, French writer (Le feu), dies at 62 on August - 30.
1936 On August - 30 fabrizia Ramondino, writer
1937 On August - 30 joe Louis beats Tommy Farr in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1939 On August - 30 nY Yankee Atley Donald pitches a baseball a record 94.7 mph (152 kph)
1939 6th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: NY Giants 9, All-Stars 0 (81,456) on August - 30.
1941 On this day in history nazi forces take the city of Mga as the siege of Leningrad begins during WWII.
1941 On August - 30 siege of Leningrad by Nazi troops began during WW II
1942 On August - 30 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 On this day in history soviet troops enter Bucharest Romania
1944 On this day in history 11th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 24, All-Stars 21 (48,769)
1944 Morten Nielsen, Danish resistance fighter, dies on this day in history.
1945 On August - 30 hong Kong is liberated when the British navy under Rear-Admiral Cecil Harcourt sails into Victoria harbour to accept the Japanese surrender.