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.