Historical Events In August - 01
Friday, 30 September 2022
1926 Israel Zangwill, British zionists writer (Ghetto tragedies), dies on August - 01.
1927 On August - 01 earliest date for a film to be considered for the Academy Awards
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 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 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 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 this day in history.
1939 Hatch Act prohibits political activity by federal workers on this day in history.
1940 First expulsion of Jews from Cracow on August - 01.
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 Jews are expelled from Hungarian Ruthenia on August - 01.
1943 PT-109 rammed & sunk, the future Pres. Kennedy suffers a back is injury on August - 01.
1943 On this day in history race riot in Harlem New York city
1943 Ismar Elbogen, German/US learned/rabbi (Jewish Lexicon), dies at 68 on August - 01.
1944 Poland - Warsaw Revolt Begins on this day in history.
1944 On this day in history manuel Luis QuezĂłn y Molina, pres of Philippines (1935-42), dies at 65
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 this day in history 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 this day in history.
1957 Glen Gorbous throws a baseball a record 136 m (445'10") on August - 01.
1957 Harvey Glatmin, 1st bondage-photo victim, executed [or 8/18/59] on August - 01.
1958 US first class postage up to $0.04 - was $0.03 for 26 years on August - 01.
1958 On this day in history uS submarine USS Nautilus submerges under the Arctic ice cap
1960 On this day in history chubby Checker brings out "The Twist"