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.