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Historical Events In August - 31

Sunday, 28 February 2021

1906  On August - 31 vivienne Byerley, publicist  

1907  England, Russia & France form the Triple Entente on August - 31.  

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  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  Emils Darzins, composer, dies at 34 on this day in history.  

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

1911  On August - 31 hilde Jarecki, educationist  

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

1913  On August - 31 soccer club PSV forms in Eindhoven Netherlands  

1913  Michiel P Gorsira, 1st Dutch Antillean in charge of Curacao (1951-67) on this day in history.  

1914  On August - 31 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  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 August - 31.  

1918  Boston Red Sox, win earliest AL pennent ever (season ended Sept 2) on this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history petlyura's Ukranian Army kills 35 members of a Jewish defense group  

1919  John Reed forms American Communist Labor Party in Chicago on August - 31.  

1920  On August - 31 belgium starts paying old age pensions  

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

1920  Wilhelm Wundt, German physiologist/psychologist/philosopher, dies on this day in history.  

1923  On this day in history league of Nations gives Belgium mandate of Ruanda-Urundi (was German)  

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  Buddy [Leonard] Hackett, Bkln, comedian (God's Little Acre, Music Man) on August - 31.  

1926  On August - 31 georgiy Petrovich Katys, Russia, cosmonaut (Voskhod 1 backup)  

1928  The birth of James Coburn, American film actor on August - 31.  

1928  On August - 31 brecht & Weils "Dreigroschenoper" premieres  

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 this day in history birth of djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India  

1602  On August - 31 birth of amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik  

1663  Guillaume Amontons, French physicist was born on this day in history.  

1696  Johann Paul Kunzen, composer was born on August - 31.  

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

1741  On August - 31 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  On August - 31 death of pacal II ruler of the Maya polity of Palenque  

1056  On this day in history death of theodora, Byzantine Empress (b. 981)  

1057  Leofric, count of Mercia/husband of Lady Godiva, dies on August - 31.  

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

1218  Al-Malik ab-Adil/Saphadin/Saif al-Din), brother of Saladin, dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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