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Historical Events In August - 31

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

1906  On this day in history 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 August - 31.  

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  On August - 31 a J Reach Co patents cork-centered baseball  

1910  On August - 31 emils Darzins, composer, dies at 34  

1911  On August - 31 anthony Fokker's demonstrates aircraft "Snip"  

1911  On August - 31 hilde Jarecki, educationist  

1912  Ramon Vinay, operatic tenor/baritone on August - 31.  

1913  On this day in history soccer club PSV forms in Eindhoven Netherlands  

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

1914  On this day in history 24.8 cm rainfall at Bloomingdale, Michigan (state record)  

1914  On this day in history richard Basehart, Zanesville Oh, actor (Voyage to Bottom of Sea)  

1915  Chic White Sox Jimmy Lavender no-hits NY Giants, 2-0 on August - 31.  

1916  Oscar Asche's musical "Chu Chin Chow," premieres in London on August - 31.  

1916  Daniel Schorr, broadcast journalist (CBS) on August - 31.  

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  On this day in history joe English, Irish/Flemish signaler (WW I), dies at 36  

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 this day in history john Reed forms American Communist Labor Party in Chicago  

1920  Belgium starts paying old age pensions on August - 31.  

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

1920  On this day in history 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 August - 31.  

1924  Paavo Nurmi runs world record 10,000m (30:06.2) on August - 31.  

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

1926  Georgiy Petrovich Katys, Russia, cosmonaut (Voskhod 1 backup) on this day in history.  

1928  The birth of James Coburn, American film actor on this day in history.  

1928  Brecht & Weils "Dreigroschenoper" premieres on August - 31.  

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  On August - 31 birth of amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik  

1663  On this day in history birth of guillaume Amontons, French physicist  

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

1721  George Hervey, 2nd Earl of Bristol, British statesman (d. 1775) was born on August - 31.  

1741  On this day in history birth of johann Paul Aegidius Martini, composer  

1741  Husein Gradaščević, Bosniak general (d. 1834) was born on August - 31.  

1748  Jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer was born on this day in history.  

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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  Death of Theodora, Byzantine Empress (b. 981) on August - 31.  

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

1158  Sancho III, King of Castile, dies on August - 31.  

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

1234  Death of Emperor Go-Horikawa of Japan (b. 1212) on this day in history.  

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

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