Historical Events In August - 31
Wednesday, 22 September 2021
1929 Julio Ramon Ribeyro, writer on August - 31.
1930 On August - 31 owen B Pickett, (Rep-D-Virginia)
1931 Dan Rather, news anchor (CBS-TV) on August - 31.
1931 On August - 31 marcel Planiol, French private law scholar, dies
1932 Benito Wogatzki, writer on August - 31.
1934 On August - 31 1st NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 0, All-Stars 0 (79,432)
1934 Nikos Xanthopoulos, Greek actor on August - 31.
1934 Johan H A Schaper, Dutch MP (SDAP), dies on this day in history.
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 August - 31 abraham Isaac Kook, rabbi/author (Hokhmat Ha-kodesh), dies
1936 Marva Nettles Collins, educator (west side preparatory school) on this day in history.
1937 Det's rookie Rudy York sets record for HRs of 18 HRs in August on August - 31.
1937 Guido de Moor, Dutch actor (Apart, Because the Cats) on this day in history.
1938 5th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 28, Washington 16 (74,250) on this day in history.
1939 Japanese invasion army driven out of Mongolia on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1941 Great Gildersleeve, a spin-off of Fibber McGee & Molly debuts on NBC on August - 31.
1941 On August - 31 23 U-boats sunk this month (80,000 ton)
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 August - 31 von Bismarck, German major general, (Africa Corps), dies in battle
1943 1st battle of Essex/new Yorktown: US assault on Marcus Island on August - 31.
1944 Allied offensive at "Gothen-linie," Italy on this day in history.
1944 Killinger, German ambassador to Romania, commits suicide on August - 31.
1945 The birth of Van Morrison, American songwriter on this day in history.
1945 On this day in history the Liberal Party of Australia is founded by Robert Menzies.
1946 Paul August von Klenau, Danish opera composer/conductor, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1947 On this day in history hungarian communist party wins election
1948 On this day in history queen Wilhelmina celebrates 50th jubilee
1948 On this day in history andrei A Zjdanov, Rus politician (against kosmopolitism), dies at 52