Historical Events In August - 01
Monday, 20 March 2023
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 this day in history babe Ruth hits HR # 42 & is 4 weeks ahead of his 1927 pace
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 August - 01 william Franks twirls an indian club overhead 17,280 times in 1 hour
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 August - 01.
1940 On August - 01 first expulsion of Jews from Cracow.
1940 On August - 01 hMS OSWALD,sunk 10 miles SE of Cape Spartivento, SW Italy in Ionian Sea - rammed by Italian destroyer 'Vivaldi'.
1941 On this day in history jews are expelled from Hungarian Ruthenia
1943 On this day in history 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 Ismar Elbogen, German/US learned/rabbi (Jewish Lexicon), dies at 68 on this day in history.
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 August - 01.
1946 Andrei Vlasov, Russian general (Red Army, Wehrmacht) executed at 45 on this day in history.
1950 On August - 01 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 August - 01.
1957 On this day in history first commercial building heated by Sun - in Albuquerque New Mexico
1957 Glen Gorbous throws a baseball a record 136 m (445'10") on this day in history.
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 August - 01 uS submarine USS Nautilus submerges under the Arctic ice cap
1960 On this day in history chubby Checker brings out "The Twist"
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