Historical Events In August - 01
Tuesday, 16 July 2019
1926 Israel Zangwill, British zionists writer (Ghetto tragedies), dies on this day in history.
1927 On this day in history earliest date for a film to be considered for the Academy Awards
1928 Babe Ruth hits HR # 42 & is 4 weeks ahead of his 1927 pace on this day in history.
1929 On this day in history syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian captain pre-WWI), dies
1932 Arnold Fothergill, cricketer (8 wickets in 2 Tests for Eng 1889), dies on this day in history.
1933 On August - 01 the birth of Dom Deluise, American film actor
1933 Carl Hubbell sets record of consecutive scoreless innings (45 1/3) on August - 01.
1934 Paul Von Hindenburg dies at 86, Hitler takes over presidency on August - 01.
1934 On this day in history the first airplane train, plane tows 3 mail gliders behind it
1934 William Franks twirls an indian club overhead 17,280 times in 1 hour on August - 01.
1934 Piotr Maszynski, composer, dies at 79 on August - 01.
1936 On this day in history adolph Hitler opens Berlin Olympic Games
1936 The birth of Yves Saint-Laurent, Designer on this day in history.
1939 On this day in history hatch Act prohibits political activity by federal workers
1940 First expulsion of Jews from Cracow on August - 01.
1940 On August - 01 hMS OSWALD,sunk 10 miles SE of Cape Spartivento, SW Italy in Ionian Sea - rammed by Italian destroyer 'Vivaldi'.
1941 On August - 01 jews are expelled from Hungarian Ruthenia
1943 PT-109 rammed & sunk, the future Pres. Kennedy suffers a back is injury on this day in history.
1943 Race riot in Harlem New York city on August - 01.
1943 On this day in history ismar Elbogen, German/US learned/rabbi (Jewish Lexicon), dies at 68
1944 On August - 01 poland - Warsaw Revolt Begins
1944 Manuel Luis Quezón y Molina, pres of Philippines (1935-42), dies at 65 on this day in history.
1946 On this day in history pres Truman establishes Atomic Energy Commission (AEC)
1946 On this day in history andrei Vlasov, Russian general (Red Army, Wehrmacht) executed at 45
1950 On August - 01 king Leopold of Belgium abdicates, Baudouin becomes king
1950 Territory of Guam created on August - 01.
1953 Northern Rhodesia becomes part of Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland on this day in history.
1954 Charles-A Cingria, writer, dies on this day in history.
1957 First commercial building heated by Sun - in Albuquerque New Mexico on August - 01.
1957 On this day in history glen Gorbous throws a baseball a record 136 m (445'10")
1957 On August - 01 harvey Glatmin, 1st bondage-photo victim, executed [or 8/18/59]
1958 US first class postage up to $0.04 - was $0.03 for 26 years on this day in history.
1958 US submarine USS Nautilus submerges under the Arctic ice cap on August - 01.
1960 Chubby Checker brings out "The Twist" on this day in history.