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Historical Events In August - 31

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1906  Vivienne Byerley, publicist on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history august F Hawkins, (Rep-D-CA, 1963- )  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1914  Richard Basehart, Zanesville Oh, actor (Voyage to Bottom of Sea) on August - 31.  

1915  On August - 31 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 this day in history daniel Schorr, broadcast journalist (CBS)  

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  Joe English, Irish/Flemish signaler (WW I), dies at 36 on August - 31.  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1924  On August - 31 buddy [Leonard] Hackett, Bkln, comedian (God's Little Acre, Music Man)  

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

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 this day in history 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  On August - 31 birth of johann Paul Kunzen, composer  

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 August - 31 birth of jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer  

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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 this day in history.  

0683  Death of Pacal II ruler of the Maya polity of Palenque on this day in history.  

1056  Death of Theodora, Byzantine Empress (b. 981) on this day in history.  

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  On August - 31 death of ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford, English soldier (b. 1301)  

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