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Historical Events In August - 31

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

1929  On August - 31 julio Ramon Ribeyro, writer  

1930  On August - 31 owen B Pickett, (Rep-D-Virginia)  

1931  Dan Rather, news anchor (CBS-TV) on August - 31.  

1931  Marcel Planiol, French private law scholar, dies on August - 31.  

1932  On this day in history benito Wogatzki, writer  

1934  On August - 31 1st NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 0, All-Stars 0 (79,432)  

1934  On this day in history nikos Xanthopoulos, Greek actor  

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  Eldridge Cleaver, Black Panther turned Republican on August - 31.  

1935  On August - 31 abraham Isaac Kook, rabbi/author (Hokhmat Ha-kodesh), dies  

1936  On August - 31 marva Nettles Collins, educator (west side preparatory school)  

1937  On this day in history det's rookie Rudy York sets record for HRs of 18 HRs in August  

1937  Guido de Moor, Dutch actor (Apart, Because the Cats) on August - 31.  

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

1939  Japanese invasion army driven out of Mongolia on this day in history.  

1940  On this day in history 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  On August - 31 johanna "Annie" Bakker, revue-artists/singer/actress, dies at 58  

1941  Great Gildersleeve, a spin-off of Fibber McGee & Molly debuts on NBC on this day in history.  

1941  23 U-boats sunk this month (80,000 ton) on August - 31.  

1941  On this day in history marian Zwetajewa, writer, dies  

1942  Battle at Alam Halfa: German & Italians assault on this day in history.  

1942  On this day in history 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  Killinger, German ambassador to Romania, commits suicide on this day in history.  

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

1945  The Liberal Party of Australia is founded by Robert Menzies on this day in history.  

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

1947  Hungarian communist party wins election on this day in history.  

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

1948  On this day in history andrei A Zjdanov, Rus politician (against kosmopolitism), dies at 52  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 31

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1569  Djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India was born on August - 31.  

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

1663  On August - 31 birth of guillaume Amontons, French physicist  

1696  Johann Paul Kunzen, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1741  On August - 31 birth of johann Paul Aegidius Martini, composer  

1741  Husein Gradaščević, Bosniak general (d. 1834) was born on August - 31.  

1748  On this day in history birth of jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer  

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

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 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  On August - 31 death of emperor Go-Horikawa of Japan (b. 1212)  

1372  On August - 31 death of ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford, English soldier (b. 1301)  

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