Historical Events In August - 01
Tuesday, 21 May 2019
1926 Israel Zangwill, British zionists writer (Ghetto tragedies), dies on August - 01.
1927 Earliest date for a film to be considered for the Academy Awards on this day in history.
1928 On August - 01 babe Ruth hits HR # 42 & is 4 weeks ahead of his 1927 pace
1929 On August - 01 syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian captain pre-WWI), dies
1932 On August - 01 arnold Fothergill, cricketer (8 wickets in 2 Tests for Eng 1889), dies
1933 The birth of Dom Deluise, American film actor on August - 01.
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 this day in history.
1934 On August - 01 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 this day in history.
1934 On August - 01 piotr Maszynski, composer, dies at 79
1936 Adolph Hitler opens Berlin Olympic Games on this day in history.
1936 The birth of Yves Saint-Laurent, Designer on August - 01.
1939 Hatch Act prohibits political activity by federal workers on this day in history.
1940 First expulsion of Jews from Cracow on this day in history.
1940 HMS OSWALD,sunk 10 miles SE of Cape Spartivento, SW Italy in Ionian Sea - rammed by Italian destroyer 'Vivaldi' on this day in history.
1941 On August - 01 jews are expelled from Hungarian Ruthenia
1943 On August - 01 pT-109 rammed & sunk, the future Pres. Kennedy suffers a back is injury
1943 Race riot in Harlem New York city on August - 01.
1943 Ismar Elbogen, German/US learned/rabbi (Jewish Lexicon), dies at 68 on August - 01.
1944 Poland - Warsaw Revolt Begins on August - 01.
1944 On August - 01 manuel Luis Quezón y Molina, pres of Philippines (1935-42), dies at 65
1946 Pres Truman establishes Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) on this day in history.
1946 Andrei Vlasov, Russian general (Red Army, Wehrmacht) executed at 45 on August - 01.
1950 King Leopold of Belgium abdicates, Baudouin becomes king on this day in history.
1950 On August - 01 territory of Guam created
1953 On this day in history northern Rhodesia becomes part of Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland
1954 On this day in history charles-A Cingria, writer, dies
1957 First commercial building heated by Sun - in Albuquerque New Mexico on August - 01.
1957 On August - 01 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 On this day in history uS first class postage up to $0.04 - was $0.03 for 26 years
1958 US submarine USS Nautilus submerges under the Arctic ice cap on this day in history.
1960 On this day in history chubby Checker brings out "The Twist"