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Historical Events In August - 30

Thursday, 26 May 2022

1923  On this day in history elias Victor Seixas, US, mixed double tennis player (Wimbeld 1953-56)  

1925  6th Iron pilgrim at Diksmuide Belgium on August - 30.  

1925  On August - 30 julien Schoenaerts, Flemish actor (Daens/Medea)  

1926  On August - 30 jack Hobbs scores 316* at Lord's (Surrey v Middlesex)  

1926  Olgerts Gravitis, composer on August - 30.  

1927  41st US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Betty Nuthall (61 64) on this day in history.  

1927  On August - 30 geoffrey Beene, Louisiana, dress designer (8 Coty Awards)  

1928  Jawaharlal Nehru requests independence of India on this day in history.  

1928  On this day in history bill Daily, Des Moines Iowa, actor (I Dream of Jeannie, Newhart)  

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  On this day in history william H Taft, 27th US President (1909-13), dies  

1931  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1933  On this day in history air France forms  

1933  On this day in history arne Mellnas, composer  

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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history fabrizia Ramondino, writer  

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 this day in history.  

1941  Nazi forces take the city of Mga as the siege of Leningrad begins during WWII on this day in history.  

1941  Siege of Leningrad by Nazi troops began during WW II on this day in history.  

1942  Battle of Alam Halfa - 9th Australian Division again in action at El Alamein on August - 30.  

1942  On this day in history nazi-Germany annexes Luxembourg  

1943  On this day in history a[braham] [P] Merritt, author (Moon Pool, Creep Shadow!), dies at 58  

1944  Soviet troops enter Bucharest Romania on August - 30.  

1944  11th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 24, All-Stars 21 (48,769) on August - 30.  

1944  Morten Nielsen, Danish resistance fighter, dies on August - 30.  

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.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 30

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1334  On August - 30 birth of pedro, the Cruel, King of Castilia & Leon  

1334  On this day in history birth of pedro of Castile (d. 1369)  

1377  On this day in history 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  Francesco Maria Vallara, composer was born on August - 30.  

1693  Jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer/organist was born on August - 30.  

1705  David Hartley, English philosopher (d. 1757) was born on August - 30.  

1720  Samuel Whitbread, English brewer (d. 1796) was born on August - 30.  

Famous Deaths In August - 30

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0524  Chlodomer, King of the France to Orleans, dies at about 29 on August - 30.  

0526  Death of Theodorik the Great, King of Ostrogoten (b. 454) on August - 30.  

1181  On this day in history alexander III, [Orlando Bandinelli], Italian Pope (1159-81), dies  

1428  On this day in history death of emperor Shōkō (b. 1401)  

1482  Louis van Bourbon, prince-Bishop of Luik (Cluppelslagers), dies on this day in history.  

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

1529  On this day in history juan del Encina, composer, dies at 61  

1580  Emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherlands, dies on August - 30.  

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