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Historical Events In August - 31

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

1906  On August - 31 vivienne Byerley, publicist  

1907  England, Russia & France form the Triple Entente on this day in history.  

1907  Britain & Russia sign treaty with Afghanistan, Persia & Tibet on this day in history.  

1907  August F Hawkins, (Rep-D-CA, 1963- ) on August - 31.  

1908  Lab Rachel Katherine Hamilton-Russell ouchere, local historian on this day in history.  

1909  On this day in history a J Reach Co patents cork-centered baseball  

1910  Emils Darzins, composer, dies at 34 on August - 31.  

1911  Anthony Fokker's demonstrates aircraft "Snip" on August - 31.  

1911  On this day in history hilde Jarecki, educationist  

1912  Ramon Vinay, operatic tenor/baritone on this day in history.  

1913  Soccer club PSV forms in Eindhoven Netherlands on August - 31.  

1913  On August - 31 michiel P Gorsira, 1st Dutch Antillean in charge of Curacao (1951-67)  

1914  24.8 cm rainfall at Bloomingdale, Michigan (state record) on August - 31.  

1914  Richard Basehart, Zanesville Oh, actor (Voyage to Bottom of Sea) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1916  On August - 31 daniel Schorr, broadcast journalist (CBS)  

1918  On August - 31 boston Red Sox, win earliest AL pennent ever (season ended Sept 2)  

1918  Alan Jay Lerner, lyricist composer (Lerner & Loewe-My Fair Lady) on August - 31.  

1918  Joe English, Irish/Flemish signaler (WW I), dies at 36 on this day in history.  

1919  On this day in history communist Labor Party of America formed in Chicago  

1919  Petlyura's Ukranian Army kills 35 members of a Jewish defense group on this day in history.  

1919  On August - 31 john Reed forms American Communist Labor Party in Chicago  

1920  On this day in history belgium starts paying old age pensions  

1920  On August - 31 james Lanphier, NY, actor (Flight of Lost Balloon)  

1920  On August - 31 wilhelm Wundt, German physiologist/psychologist/philosopher, dies  

1923  League of Nations gives Belgium mandate of Ruanda-Urundi (was German) on this day in history.  

1923  Larry White Grayson, British comedian (Generation Game) on this day in history.  

1924  On August - 31 paavo Nurmi runs world record 10,000m (30:06.2)  

1924  Buddy [Leonard] Hackett, Bkln, comedian (God's Little Acre, Music Man) on this day in history.  

1926  On this day in history georgiy Petrovich Katys, Russia, cosmonaut (Voskhod 1 backup)  

1928  On this day in history the birth of James Coburn, American film actor  

1928  Brecht & Weils "Dreigroschenoper" premieres on this day in history.  

1928  James Coburn, Laurel Nebr, actor (Our Man Flint, Magnificent Seven) on August - 31.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 31

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1569  On August - 31 birth of djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India  

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

1663  On August - 31 birth of guillaume Amontons, French physicist  

1696  Johann Paul Kunzen, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 August - 31.  

1748  On this day in history birth of jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer  

Famous Deaths In August - 31

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0651  Death of Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, Irish bishop and missionary on August - 31.  

0683  Death of Pacal II ruler of the Maya polity of Palenque on August - 31.  

1056  On August - 31 death of theodora, Byzantine Empress (b. 981)  

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

1158  Sancho III, King of Castile, dies on this day in history.  

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

1234  Death of Emperor Go-Horikawa of Japan (b. 1212) on August - 31.  

1372  On this day in history death of ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford, English soldier (b. 1301)  

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