Historical Events In August - 01
Saturday, 21 September 2019
1926 Israel Zangwill, British zionists writer (Ghetto tragedies), dies on August - 01.
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 August - 01.
1929 Syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian captain pre-WWI), dies on this day in history.
1932 Arnold Fothergill, cricketer (8 wickets in 2 Tests for Eng 1889), dies on this day in history.
1933 On this day in history the birth of Dom Deluise, American film actor
1933 Carl Hubbell sets record of consecutive scoreless innings (45 1/3) on August - 01.
1934 On August - 01 paul Von Hindenburg dies at 86, Hitler takes over presidency
1934 The first airplane train, plane tows 3 mail gliders behind it on this day in history.
1934 On August - 01 william Franks twirls an indian club overhead 17,280 times in 1 hour
1934 Piotr Maszynski, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
1936 On August - 01 adolph Hitler opens Berlin Olympic Games
1936 The birth of Yves Saint-Laurent, Designer on August - 01.
1939 On August - 01 hatch Act prohibits political activity by federal workers
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 August - 01.
1941 On this day in history jews are expelled from Hungarian Ruthenia
1943 PT-109 rammed & sunk, the future Pres. Kennedy suffers a back is injury on August - 01.
1943 Race riot in Harlem New York city on this day in history.
1943 On this day in history ismar Elbogen, German/US learned/rabbi (Jewish Lexicon), dies at 68
1944 Poland - Warsaw Revolt Begins on August - 01.
1944 On this day in history manuel Luis QuezĂłn y Molina, pres of Philippines (1935-42), dies at 65
1946 Pres Truman establishes Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) on August - 01.
1946 On this day in history andrei Vlasov, Russian general (Red Army, Wehrmacht) executed at 45
1950 King Leopold of Belgium abdicates, Baudouin becomes king on this day in history.
1950 Territory of Guam created on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1957 On August - 01 glen Gorbous throws a baseball a record 136 m (445'10")
1957 Harvey Glatmin, 1st bondage-photo victim, executed [or 8/18/59] on this day in history.
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 On August - 01 chubby Checker brings out "The Twist"