Historical Events In August - 30
Saturday, 23 January 2021
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 this day in history.
1925 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1927 On August - 30 41st US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Betty Nuthall (61 64)
1927 On August - 30 geoffrey Beene, Louisiana, dress designer (8 Coty Awards)
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 August - 30.
1928 On this day in history wilhelm Wien, Ger physicist (laws of motion, Nobel 1911), dies at 64
1930 On August - 30 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 On August - 30 carrie Saxon Perry, 1st black mayor of a major US city (Hartford CT)
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 August - 30.
1933 Arne Mellnas, composer on this day in history.
1934 On August - 30 b P "Baloo" Gupte, cricketer (brother of Fergie, Indian leggie)
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 August - 30 henri Barbusse, French writer (Le feu), dies at 62
1936 On August - 30 fabrizia Ramondino, writer
1937 Joe Louis beats Tommy Farr in 15 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.
1939 NY Yankee Atley Donald pitches a baseball a record 94.7 mph (152 kph) on this day in history.
1939 On this day in history 6th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: NY Giants 9, All-Stars 0 (81,456)
1941 On August - 30 nazi forces take the city of Mga as the siege of Leningrad begins during WWII.
1941 On this day in history siege of Leningrad by Nazi troops began during WW II
1942 Battle of Alam Halfa - 9th Australian Division again in action at El Alamein on August - 30.
1942 Nazi-Germany annexes Luxembourg on August - 30.
1943 On this day in history a[braham] [P] Merritt, author (Moon Pool, Creep Shadow!), dies at 58
1944 On August - 30 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 On this day in history 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.