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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  

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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  On this day in history birth of amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik  

1663  On this day in history birth of guillaume Amontons, French physicist  

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

1721  George Hervey, 2nd Earl of Bristol, British statesman (d. 1775) was born on this day in history.  

1741  Johann Paul Aegidius Martini, composer was born on August - 31.  

1741  On this day in history birth of husein Gradaščević, Bosniak general (d. 1834)  

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 August - 31 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 this day in history.  

1057  Leofric, count of Mercia/husband of Lady Godiva, dies on August - 31.  

1158  Sancho III, King of Castile, dies on August - 31.  

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

1234  Death of Emperor Go-Horikawa of Japan (b. 1212) on August - 31.  

1372  On August - 31 death of ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford, English soldier (b. 1301)  

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