Historical Events In August - 01
Sunday, 09 August 2020
1926 Israel Zangwill, British zionists writer (Ghetto tragedies), dies on this day in history.
1927 Earliest date for a film to be considered for the Academy Awards on August - 01.
1928 On this day in history babe Ruth hits HR # 42 & is 4 weeks ahead of his 1927 pace
1929 Syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian captain pre-WWI), dies on August - 01.
1932 On August - 01 arnold Fothergill, cricketer (8 wickets in 2 Tests for Eng 1889), dies
1933 On August - 01 the birth of Dom Deluise, American film actor
1933 On this day in history carl Hubbell sets record of consecutive scoreless innings (45 1/3)
1934 Paul Von Hindenburg dies at 86, Hitler takes over presidency on this day in history.
1934 On this day in history the first airplane train, plane tows 3 mail gliders behind it
1934 On this day in history william Franks twirls an indian club overhead 17,280 times in 1 hour
1934 On August - 01 piotr Maszynski, composer, dies at 79
1936 On August - 01 adolph Hitler opens Berlin Olympic Games
1936 On this day in history the birth of Yves Saint-Laurent, Designer
1939 On August - 01 hatch Act prohibits political activity by federal workers
1940 On this day in history first expulsion of Jews from Cracow.
1940 On this day in history hMS OSWALD,sunk 10 miles SE of Cape Spartivento, SW Italy in Ionian Sea - rammed by Italian destroyer 'Vivaldi'.
1941 Jews are expelled from Hungarian Ruthenia on this day in history.
1943 On this day in history pT-109 rammed & sunk, the future Pres. Kennedy suffers a back is injury
1943 On this day in history race riot in Harlem New York city
1943 On August - 01 ismar Elbogen, German/US learned/rabbi (Jewish Lexicon), dies at 68
1944 On this day in history poland - Warsaw Revolt Begins
1944 Manuel Luis QuezĂłn y Molina, pres of Philippines (1935-42), dies at 65 on August - 01.
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 On this day in history king Leopold of Belgium abdicates, Baudouin becomes king
1950 On this day in history territory of Guam created
1953 Northern Rhodesia becomes part of Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland on August - 01.
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 Glen Gorbous throws a baseball a record 136 m (445'10") on August - 01.
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 August - 01.
1958 On August - 01 uS submarine USS Nautilus submerges under the Arctic ice cap
1960 Chubby Checker brings out "The Twist" on August - 01.