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Historical Events In August - 31

Thursday, 13 May 2021

1906  On August - 31 vivienne Byerley, publicist  

1907  On this day in history england, Russia & France form the Triple Entente  

1907  Britain & Russia sign treaty with Afghanistan, Persia & Tibet on August - 31.  

1907  On August - 31 august F Hawkins, (Rep-D-CA, 1963- )  

1908  Lab Rachel Katherine Hamilton-Russell ouchere, local historian on August - 31.  

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

1910  Emils Darzins, composer, dies at 34 on this day in history.  

1911  On this day in history anthony Fokker's demonstrates aircraft "Snip"  

1911  On this day in history hilde Jarecki, educationist  

1912  On this day in history ramon Vinay, operatic tenor/baritone  

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

1913  On this day in history 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 August - 31 chic White Sox Jimmy Lavender no-hits NY Giants, 2-0  

1916  On this day in history oscar Asche's musical "Chu Chin Chow," premieres in London  

1916  Daniel Schorr, broadcast journalist (CBS) on this day in history.  

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

1918  On this day in history 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  On August - 31 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  Belgium starts paying old age pensions on August - 31.  

1920  James Lanphier, NY, actor (Flight of Lost Balloon) on August - 31.  

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

1923  On August - 31 league of Nations gives Belgium mandate of Ruanda-Urundi (was German)  

1923  On August - 31 larry White Grayson, British comedian (Generation Game)  

1924  Paavo Nurmi runs world record 10,000m (30:06.2) on this day in history.  

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

1926  Georgiy Petrovich Katys, Russia, cosmonaut (Voskhod 1 backup) on August - 31.  

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  On this day in history james Coburn, Laurel Nebr, actor (Our Man Flint, Magnificent Seven)  

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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 this day in history.  

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

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

1721  On this day in history 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  Jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer was born on August - 31.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 31

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0651  On this day in history death of saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, Irish bishop and missionary  

0683  On August - 31 death of pacal II ruler of the Maya polity of Palenque  

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 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 August - 31.  

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