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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.  

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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 August - 30 birth of pedro of Castile (d. 1369)  

1377  On August - 30 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 this day in history birth of francesco Maria Vallara, composer  

1693  On this day in history birth of jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer/organist  

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

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

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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 this day in history.  

0526  Death of Theodorik the Great, King of Ostrogoten (b. 454) on this day in history.  

1181  On August - 30 alexander III, [Orlando Bandinelli], Italian Pope (1159-81), dies  

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

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

1483  On this day in history louis XI, King of France (1461-83), dies at 60  

1529  On August - 30 juan del Encina, composer, dies at 61  

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

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