Historical Events In August - 31
Thursday, 02 July 2020
1929 Julio Ramon Ribeyro, writer on August - 31.
1930 Owen B Pickett, (Rep-D-Virginia) on this day in history.
1931 On August - 31 dan Rather, news anchor (CBS-TV)
1931 Marcel Planiol, French private law scholar, dies on August - 31.
1932 Benito Wogatzki, writer on this day in history.
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 Johan H A Schaper, Dutch MP (SDAP), dies on August - 31.
1935 On August - 31 fDR signs an act prohibiting export of US arms to belligerents
1935 1st national skeet championship (Indianapolis) on August - 31.
1935 On this day in history eldridge Cleaver, Black Panther turned Republican
1935 Abraham Isaac Kook, rabbi/author (Hokhmat Ha-kodesh), dies on August - 31.
1936 Marva Nettles Collins, educator (west side preparatory school) on this day in history.
1937 On this day in history det's rookie Rudy York sets record for HRs of 18 HRs in August
1937 On August - 31 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 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 Johanna "Annie" Bakker, revue-artists/singer/actress, dies at 58 on August - 31.
1941 Great Gildersleeve, a spin-off of Fibber McGee & Molly debuts on NBC on August - 31.
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 this day in history battle at Alam Halfa: German & Italians assault
1942 Von Bismarck, German major general, (Africa Corps), dies in battle on August - 31.
1943 1st battle of Essex/new Yorktown: US assault on Marcus Island on August - 31.
1944 On this day in history allied offensive at "Gothen-linie," Italy
1944 On August - 31 killinger, German ambassador to Romania, commits suicide
1945 The birth of Van Morrison, American songwriter on August - 31.
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 August - 31 hungarian communist party wins election
1948 Queen Wilhelmina celebrates 50th jubilee on this day in history.
1948 On August - 31 andrei A Zjdanov, Rus politician (against kosmopolitism), dies at 52