Historical Events In August - 01
Monday, 25 October 2021
1926 Israel Zangwill, British zionists writer (Ghetto tragedies), dies on this day in history.
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 Syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian captain pre-WWI), dies on this day in history.
1932 On August - 01 arnold Fothergill, cricketer (8 wickets in 2 Tests for Eng 1889), dies
1933 The birth of Dom Deluise, American film actor on August - 01.
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 August - 01.
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 August - 01.
1934 Piotr Maszynski, composer, dies at 79 on August - 01.
1936 Adolph Hitler opens Berlin Olympic Games on August - 01.
1936 On this day in history the birth of Yves Saint-Laurent, Designer
1939 On this day in history hatch Act prohibits political activity by federal workers
1940 On this day in history first expulsion of Jews from Cracow.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1944 On this day in history poland - Warsaw Revolt Begins
1944 On this day in history manuel Luis Quezón 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 August - 01 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 On this day in history territory of Guam created
1953 Northern Rhodesia becomes part of Federation of Rhodesia & Nyasaland on this day in history.
1954 On August - 01 charles-A Cingria, writer, dies
1957 On this day in history first commercial building heated by Sun - in Albuquerque New Mexico
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 On August - 01 uS first class postage up to $0.04 - was $0.03 for 26 years
1958 On this day in history uS submarine USS Nautilus submerges under the Arctic ice cap
1960 Chubby Checker brings out "The Twist" on August - 01.