Historical Events In August - 02
Tuesday, 03 August 2021
1923 On August - 02 warren Harding, 29th Pres (1921-23), dies at Palace Hotel SF at 57
1924 On August - 02 carroll O'Connor born (Archie Bunker in All in the Family)
1924 On this day in history the birth of James Baldwin, American writer
1924 On August - 02 joe Hauser sets record of 14 total bases in a game
1924 James Baldwin, NY, author (Go Tell it on Mountain, Another Country) on this day in history.
1925 On this day in history alan Wicker, British broadcaster
1926 Betsy Bloomingdale, dept store mogul on August - 02.
1927 On August - 02 brian Neill, British Lord Justice of Appeal
1928 Mussolini signs peace treaty with Abyssinia (Ethiopia) on this day in history.
1929 On August - 02 phillies Don Hurst sets NL record of 6 consecutive games with a HR
1931 Spanish Catalonia agrees (99+%) for autonomous status on August - 02.
1932 On this day in history the birth of Peter O'Toole, British actor
1932 On this day in history charlie Grimm replaces Roger Hornsby as manager of Chic Cubs
1932 Gheorghe Cucu, composer, dies at 50 on August - 02.
1934 Death of Hindenberg. Hitler becomes head of state and commander-in-chief of the armed forces. Hitler proclaims himself "Fuehrer" and forces all military personnel to swear allegience to him on this day in history.
1934 William Franks twirls an indian club overhead 17,280 times in 1 hour on August - 02.
1934 On August - 02 1st airplane train, plane tows 3 mail gliders behind it
1934 On this day in history paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Hindenburg, soldier/statesman, dies at 86
1937 The Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 is passed in America, essentially rendering marijuana and all its by-products illegal on August - 02.
1938 1st test of a yellow baseball (Dodgers vs Cardinals) on this day in history.
1938 Bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1939 Hatch Act prohibits political activity by federal workers on this day in history.
1940 Clermont-Ferrand sentences Gen Charles de Gaulle to death on August - 02.
1941 On this day in history jews are expelled from Hungarian Ruthenia
1941 German 11st Army surrounds 20 Russian divisions at Oeman on this day in history.
1941 On this day in history jose Juan Tablada, Mexican poet (La Feria), dies at 70
1942 On August - 02 250 Dutch Catholic Jews arrested, transported to Amersfoort camp
1942 Friedrich Aereboe, Dutch landlord, dies at 77 on August - 02.
1943 PT-109, under command of LTJG John F. Kennedy, cut in half by Japanese cruiser on this day in history.
1943 On this day in history revolt in Treblinka.
1943 On this day in history armed revolt breaks out in Treblinka
1944 On this day in history amsterdam soccer team "The Volewijckers" plays in orange shirts
1945 Potsdam Conference ended, with Stalin, Truman & Churchill on this day in history.
1945 On this day in history emil Nikolaus von Reznicek, composer (Donna Diana), dies at 85