Historical Events In August - 31
Thursday, 13 May 2021
1929 Julio Ramon Ribeyro, writer on this day in history.
1930 Owen B Pickett, (Rep-D-Virginia) on this day in history.
1931 Dan Rather, news anchor (CBS-TV) on August - 31.
1931 Marcel Planiol, French private law scholar, dies on August - 31.
1932 Benito Wogatzki, writer on this day in history.
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 Johan H A Schaper, Dutch MP (SDAP), dies on August - 31.
1935 FDR signs an act prohibiting export of US arms to belligerents on this day in history.
1935 On August - 31 1st national skeet championship (Indianapolis)
1935 Eldridge Cleaver, Black Panther turned Republican on August - 31.
1935 Abraham Isaac Kook, rabbi/author (Hokhmat Ha-kodesh), dies on August - 31.
1936 On this day in history marva Nettles Collins, educator (west side preparatory school)
1937 Det's rookie Rudy York sets record for HRs of 18 HRs in August on this day in history.
1937 On August - 31 guido de Moor, Dutch actor (Apart, Because the Cats)
1938 On August - 31 5th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 28, Washington 16 (74,250)
1939 On August - 31 japanese invasion army driven out of Mongolia
1940 Hollywood screen stars Lawrence Olivier and Vivian Leigh are married on this day in history.
1940 1st edition pf illegal opposition newspaper Free Netherlands on this day in history.
1940 On this day in history 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 On August - 31 battle at Alam Halfa: German & Italians assault
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 Allied offensive at "Gothen-linie," Italy on this day in history.
1944 Killinger, German ambassador to Romania, commits suicide on August - 31.
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 Hungarian communist party wins election on August - 31.
1948 On August - 31 queen Wilhelmina celebrates 50th jubilee
1948 Andrei A Zjdanov, Rus politician (against kosmopolitism), dies at 52 on August - 31.