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.