Historical Events In August - 01
Monday, 10 May 2021
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 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 this day in history 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 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 August - 01.
1934 On August - 01 the first airplane train, plane tows 3 mail gliders behind it
1934 On this day in history william Franks twirls an indian club overhead 17,280 times in 1 hour
1934 On this day in history piotr Maszynski, composer, dies at 79
1936 On August - 01 adolph Hitler opens Berlin Olympic Games
1936 The birth of Yves Saint-Laurent, Designer on this day in history.
1939 On August - 01 hatch Act prohibits political activity by federal workers
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 this day in history.
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 On August - 01 ismar Elbogen, German/US learned/rabbi (Jewish Lexicon), dies at 68
1944 On August - 01 poland - Warsaw Revolt Begins
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 this day in history.
1946 On August - 01 andrei Vlasov, Russian general (Red Army, Wehrmacht) executed at 45
1950 King Leopold of Belgium abdicates, Baudouin becomes king on August - 01.
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 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 this day in history.
1958 On this day in history uS submarine USS Nautilus submerges under the Arctic ice cap
1960 Chubby Checker brings out "The Twist" on this day in history.