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Historical Events In August - 31

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

1929  On this day in history julio Ramon Ribeyro, writer  

1930  On this day in history owen B Pickett, (Rep-D-Virginia)  

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

1931  On August - 31 marcel Planiol, French private law scholar, dies  

1932  On this day in history benito Wogatzki, writer  

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

1934  On this day in history nikos Xanthopoulos, Greek actor  

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  1st national skeet championship (Indianapolis) on this day in history.  

1935  On August - 31 eldridge Cleaver, Black Panther turned Republican  

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  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 August - 31.  

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

1939  On August - 31 japanese invasion army driven out of Mongolia  

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

1940  On August - 31 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  On August - 31 23 U-boats sunk this month (80,000 ton)  

1941  On August - 31 marian Zwetajewa, writer, dies  

1942  Battle at Alam Halfa: German & Italians assault on August - 31.  

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 this day in history allied offensive at "Gothen-linie," Italy  

1944  On this day in history killinger, German ambassador to Romania, commits suicide  

1945  On August - 31 the birth of Van Morrison, American songwriter  

1945  The Liberal Party of Australia is founded by Robert Menzies on August - 31.  

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 this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 31

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1569  On August - 31 birth of djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India  

1602  Amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik was born on August - 31.  

1663  Guillaume Amontons, French physicist was born on August - 31.  

1696  Johann Paul Kunzen, composer was born on August - 31.  

1721  On August - 31 birth of george Hervey, 2nd Earl of Bristol, British statesman (d. 1775)  

1741  Johann Paul Aegidius Martini, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1748  Jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 31

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0651  On this day in history death of saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, Irish bishop and missionary  

0683  Death of Pacal II ruler of the Maya polity of Palenque on this day in history.  

1056  Death of Theodora, Byzantine Empress (b. 981) on August - 31.  

1057  On this day in history leofric, count of Mercia/husband of Lady Godiva, dies  

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

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

1234  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Horikawa of Japan (b. 1212)  

1372  On this day in history death of ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford, English soldier (b. 1301)  

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