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Historical Events In August - 31

Wednesday, 22 September 2021

1929  Julio Ramon Ribeyro, writer on August - 31.  

1930  On August - 31 owen B Pickett, (Rep-D-Virginia)  

1931  Dan Rather, news anchor (CBS-TV) on August - 31.  

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

1932  Benito Wogatzki, writer on August - 31.  

1934  On August - 31 1st NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 0, All-Stars 0 (79,432)  

1934  Nikos Xanthopoulos, Greek actor on August - 31.  

1934  Johan H A Schaper, Dutch MP (SDAP), dies on this day in history.  

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 August - 31 abraham Isaac Kook, rabbi/author (Hokhmat Ha-kodesh), dies  

1936  Marva Nettles Collins, educator (west side preparatory school) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1939  Japanese invasion army driven out of Mongolia on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1941  Great Gildersleeve, a spin-off of Fibber McGee & Molly debuts on NBC on August - 31.  

1941  On August - 31 23 U-boats sunk this month (80,000 ton)  

1941  On this day in history marian Zwetajewa, writer, dies  

1942  Battle at Alam Halfa: German & Italians assault on this day in history.  

1942  On August - 31 von Bismarck, German major general, (Africa Corps), dies in battle  

1943  1st battle of Essex/new Yorktown: US assault on Marcus Island on August - 31.  

1944  Allied offensive at "Gothen-linie," Italy on this day in history.  

1944  Killinger, German ambassador to Romania, commits suicide on August - 31.  

1945  The birth of Van Morrison, American songwriter on this day in history.  

1945  On this day in history the Liberal Party of Australia is founded by Robert Menzies.  

1946  Paul August von Klenau, Danish opera composer/conductor, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1947  On this day in history hungarian communist party wins election  

1948  On this day in history queen Wilhelmina celebrates 50th jubilee  

1948  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India  

1602  On August - 31 birth of amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik  

1663  On August - 31 birth of guillaume Amontons, French physicist  

1696  Johann Paul Kunzen, composer was born on this day in history.  

1721  George Hervey, 2nd Earl of Bristol, British statesman (d. 1775) was born on August - 31.  

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

1741  On August - 31 birth of husein Gradaščević, Bosniak general (d. 1834)  

1748  Jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer was born on August - 31.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 31

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0651  Death of Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, Irish bishop and missionary on August - 31.  

0683  Death of Pacal II ruler of the Maya polity of Palenque on August - 31.  

1056  On this day in history death of theodora, Byzantine Empress (b. 981)  

1057  On August - 31 leofric, count of Mercia/husband of Lady Godiva, dies  

1158  Sancho III, King of Castile, dies on this day in history.  

1218  On August - 31 al-Malik ab-Adil/Saphadin/Saif al-Din), brother of Saladin, dies  

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

1372  Death of Ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford, English soldier (b. 1301) on this day in history.  

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