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Historical Events In August - 31

Monday, 01 March 2021

1929  Julio Ramon Ribeyro, writer on this day in history.  

1930  Owen B Pickett, (Rep-D-Virginia) on August - 31.  

1931  On this day in history dan Rather, news anchor (CBS-TV)  

1931  On this day in history marcel Planiol, French private law scholar, dies  

1932  Benito Wogatzki, writer on August - 31.  

1934  1st NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 0, All-Stars 0 (79,432) on this day in history.  

1934  Nikos Xanthopoulos, Greek actor on August - 31.  

1934  On August - 31 johan H A Schaper, Dutch MP (SDAP), dies  

1935  FDR signs an act prohibiting export of US arms to belligerents on this day in history.  

1935  1st national skeet championship (Indianapolis) on August - 31.  

1935  On this day in history eldridge Cleaver, Black Panther turned Republican  

1935  On this day in history abraham Isaac Kook, rabbi/author (Hokhmat Ha-kodesh), dies  

1936  Marva Nettles Collins, educator (west side preparatory school) on August - 31.  

1937  On August - 31 det's rookie Rudy York sets record for HRs of 18 HRs in August  

1937  On this day in history guido de Moor, Dutch actor (Apart, Because the Cats)  

1938  5th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 28, Washington 16 (74,250) on this day in history.  

1939  On this day in history japanese invasion army driven out of Mongolia  

1940  On August - 31 hollywood screen stars Lawrence Olivier and Vivian Leigh are married.  

1940  On this day in history 1st edition pf illegal opposition newspaper Free Netherlands  

1940  Johanna "Annie" Bakker, revue-artists/singer/actress, dies at 58 on August - 31.  

1941  On August - 31 great Gildersleeve, a spin-off of Fibber McGee & Molly debuts on NBC  

1941  On this day in history 23 U-boats sunk this month (80,000 ton)  

1941  Marian Zwetajewa, writer, dies on this day in history.  

1942  On this day in history battle at Alam Halfa: German & Italians assault  

1942  On August - 31 von Bismarck, German major general, (Africa Corps), dies in battle  

1943  On this day in history 1st battle of Essex/new Yorktown: US assault on Marcus Island  

1944  On August - 31 allied offensive at "Gothen-linie," Italy  

1944  On August - 31 killinger, German ambassador to Romania, commits suicide  

1945  On this day in history the birth of Van Morrison, American songwriter  

1945  On August - 31 the Liberal Party of Australia is founded by Robert Menzies.  

1946  Paul August von Klenau, Danish opera composer/conductor, dies at 63 on August - 31.  

1947  On this day in history hungarian communist party wins election  

1948  Queen Wilhelmina celebrates 50th jubilee on August - 31.  

1948  Andrei A Zjdanov, Rus politician (against kosmopolitism), dies at 52 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  On this day in history birth of johann Paul Kunzen, composer  

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

1741  Johann Paul Aegidius Martini, composer was born on August - 31.  

1741  On this day in history birth of husein Gradaščević, Bosniak general (d. 1834)  

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 August - 31.  

1056  On August - 31 death of theodora, Byzantine Empress (b. 981)  

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

1158  On August - 31 sancho III, King of Castile, dies  

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

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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