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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 30

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1334  On this day in history birth of pedro, the Cruel, King of Castilia & Leon  

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

1377  On this day in history birth of shah Rukh, ruler of Persia and Transoxonia (d. 1447)  

1609  Artus I Quellinus "the Old", Flemish sculptor, baptised was born on August - 30.  

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

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

1705  On August - 30 birth of david Hartley, English philosopher (d. 1757)  

1720  On August - 30 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  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  Alexander III, [Orlando Bandinelli], Italian Pope (1159-81), dies on August - 30.  

1428  Death of Emperor Shōkō (b. 1401) on this day in history.  

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 August - 30.  

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

1580  Emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherlands, dies on this day in history.  

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