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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 31

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1569  Djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India was born on this day in history.  

1602  Amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik was born on August - 31.  

1663  Guillaume Amontons, French physicist was born on August - 31.  

1696  On this day in history birth of johann Paul Kunzen, composer  

1721  On August - 31 birth of george Hervey, 2nd Earl of Bristol, British statesman (d. 1775)  

1741  Johann Paul Aegidius Martini, composer was born on August - 31.  

1741  Husein Gradaščević, Bosniak general (d. 1834) was born on this day in history.  

1748  On August - 31 birth of jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer  

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Famous Deaths In August - 31

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0651  On August - 31 death of saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, Irish bishop and missionary  

0683  On this day in history death of pacal II ruler of the Maya polity of Palenque  

1056  Death of Theodora, Byzantine Empress (b. 981) on this day in history.  

1057  Leofric, count of Mercia/husband of Lady Godiva, dies on this day in history.  

1158  On this day in history sancho III, King of Castile, dies  

1218  On August - 31 al-Malik ab-Adil/Saphadin/Saif al-Din), brother of Saladin, dies  

1234  On August - 31 death of emperor Go-Horikawa of Japan (b. 1212)  

1372  Death of Ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford, English soldier (b. 1301) on August - 31.  

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