Historical Events In August - 01
Tuesday, 02 June 2020
1926 On August - 01 israel Zangwill, British zionists writer (Ghetto tragedies), dies
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 August - 01.
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 this day in history paul Von Hindenburg dies at 86, Hitler takes over presidency
1934 The first airplane train, plane tows 3 mail gliders behind it on August - 01.
1934 William Franks twirls an indian club overhead 17,280 times in 1 hour on this day in history.
1934 Piotr Maszynski, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.
1936 Adolph Hitler opens Berlin Olympic Games on this day in history.
1936 On August - 01 the birth of Yves Saint-Laurent, Designer
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 On August - 01 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 August - 01 pT-109 rammed & sunk, the future Pres. Kennedy suffers a back is injury
1943 On August - 01 race riot in Harlem New York city
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 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 On August - 01 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 On August - 01 northern Rhodesia becomes part of Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland
1954 Charles-A Cingria, writer, dies on August - 01.
1957 First commercial building heated by Sun - in Albuquerque New Mexico on this day in history.
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 August - 01.
1958 US submarine USS Nautilus submerges under the Arctic ice cap on this day in history.
1960 On August - 01 chubby Checker brings out "The Twist"