Historical Events In August - 31
Thursday, 05 August 2021
1906 On August - 31 vivienne Byerley, publicist
1907 England, Russia & France form the Triple Entente on August - 31.
1907 On this day in history britain & Russia sign treaty with Afghanistan, Persia & Tibet
1907 August F Hawkins, (Rep-D-CA, 1963- ) on this day in history.
1908 On this day in history lab Rachel Katherine Hamilton-Russell ouchere, local historian
1909 A J Reach Co patents cork-centered baseball on this day in history.
1910 On this day in history emils Darzins, composer, dies at 34
1911 Anthony Fokker's demonstrates aircraft "Snip" on this day in history.
1911 Hilde Jarecki, educationist on this day in history.
1912 On August - 31 ramon Vinay, operatic tenor/baritone
1913 On this day in history soccer club PSV forms in Eindhoven Netherlands
1913 Michiel P Gorsira, 1st Dutch Antillean in charge of Curacao (1951-67) on August - 31.
1914 On August - 31 24.8 cm rainfall at Bloomingdale, Michigan (state record)
1914 On August - 31 richard Basehart, Zanesville Oh, actor (Voyage to Bottom of Sea)
1915 On this day in history chic White Sox Jimmy Lavender no-hits NY Giants, 2-0
1916 Oscar Asche's musical "Chu Chin Chow," premieres in London on August - 31.
1916 Daniel Schorr, broadcast journalist (CBS) on this day in history.
1918 Boston Red Sox, win earliest AL pennent ever (season ended Sept 2) on this day in history.
1918 On August - 31 alan Jay Lerner, lyricist composer (Lerner & Loewe-My Fair Lady)
1918 Joe English, Irish/Flemish signaler (WW I), dies at 36 on this day in history.
1919 On August - 31 communist Labor Party of America formed in Chicago
1919 Petlyura's Ukranian Army kills 35 members of a Jewish defense group on August - 31.
1919 On this day in history john Reed forms American Communist Labor Party in Chicago
1920 On August - 31 belgium starts paying old age pensions
1920 On this day in history james Lanphier, NY, actor (Flight of Lost Balloon)
1920 Wilhelm Wundt, German physiologist/psychologist/philosopher, dies on August - 31.
1923 League of Nations gives Belgium mandate of Ruanda-Urundi (was German) on this day in history.
1923 On this day in history larry White Grayson, British comedian (Generation Game)
1924 On August - 31 paavo Nurmi runs world record 10,000m (30:06.2)
1924 On August - 31 buddy [Leonard] Hackett, Bkln, comedian (God's Little Acre, Music Man)
1926 On this day in history georgiy Petrovich Katys, Russia, cosmonaut (Voskhod 1 backup)
1928 The birth of James Coburn, American film actor on this day in history.
1928 On this day in history brecht & Weils "Dreigroschenoper" premieres
1928 James Coburn, Laurel Nebr, actor (Our Man Flint, Magnificent Seven) on this day in history.