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Historical Events In August - 02

Friday, 07 August 2020

1923  Warren Harding, 29th Pres (1921-23), dies at Palace Hotel SF at 57 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  Carroll O'Connor born (Archie Bunker in All in the Family) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  On August - 02 the birth of James Baldwin, American writer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  Joe Hauser sets record of 14 total bases in a game on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  James Baldwin, NY, author (Go Tell it on Mountain, Another Country) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1925  On this day in history alan Wicker, British broadcaster  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  On this day in history betsy Bloomingdale, dept store mogul  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1927  On August - 02 brian Neill, British Lord Justice of Appeal  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1928  On this day in history mussolini signs peace treaty with Abyssinia (Ethiopia)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  On August - 02 phillies Don Hurst sets NL record of 6 consecutive games with a HR  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1931  On this day in history spanish Catalonia agrees (99+%) for autonomous status  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  On this day in history the birth of Peter O'Toole, British actor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  On August - 02 charlie Grimm replaces Roger Hornsby as manager of Chic Cubs  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  Gheorghe Cucu, composer, dies at 50 on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1934  William Franks twirls an indian club overhead 17,280 times in 1 hour on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1934  1st airplane train, plane tows 3 mail gliders behind it on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1934  Paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Hindenburg, soldier/statesman, dies at 86 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1937  The Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 is passed in America, essentially rendering marijuana and all its by-products illegal on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  On this day in history 1st test of a yellow baseball (Dodgers vs Cardinals)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  On August - 02 bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer, dies at 76  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1939  Hatch Act prohibits political activity by federal workers on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  Clermont-Ferrand sentences Gen Charles de Gaulle to death on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  Jews are expelled from Hungarian Ruthenia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  German 11st Army surrounds 20 Russian divisions at Oeman on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  Jose Juan Tablada, Mexican poet (La Feria), dies at 70 on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  On August - 02 250 Dutch Catholic Jews arrested, transported to Amersfoort camp  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  On August - 02 friedrich Aereboe, Dutch landlord, dies at 77  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  PT-109, under command of LTJG John F. Kennedy, cut in half by Japanese cruiser on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  On this day in history revolt in Treblinka.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  On this day in history armed revolt breaks out in Treblinka  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  Amsterdam soccer team "The Volewijckers" plays in orange shirts on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On this day in history potsdam Conference ended, with Stalin, Truman & Churchill  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On this day in history emil Nikolaus von Reznicek, composer (Donna Diana), dies at 85  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1455  On August - 02 birth of johan Cicero, elect of Brandenburg (1486-99)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1533  Theodor Zwinger, Swiss scholar (d. 1588) was born on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1627  On August - 02 birth of samuel Dircksz van Hoogstraten, Dutch painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1632  Kaspar von Stieler, German poet (Teutsche Wolredner) was born on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1672  On August - 02 birth of johann Jakob Scheuchzer, Swiss scholar (d. 1733)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1674  On this day in history birth of philip II, Duke of OrlĂ©ans, Regent of France (d. 1723)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1696  On August - 02 birth of mahmud I, Sultan of Ottoman (Turkey) (1730-54)/fought Austria & Russia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1703  On this day in history birth of lorenzo Ricci, Italian Jesuit leader (d. 1775)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0257  Stefanus I, bishop of Rome (254-57)/heretic fighter, dies on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0640  Severinus, Italian Pope (640), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0686  On August - 02 john V, 1st Greeks-Syrian Pope (685-86), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0924  Death of Ælfweard of Wessex on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1002  Abu Amir Mohammed ibn Abd allah ibn Mohammed ibn Abi Amir, dies at 64 on August - 02.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1075  On August - 02 john VIII Xiphilinus, theologian/patriarch of Constantinople, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1100  On August - 02 death of william II, [Rufus], king of England, shot in New Forest at 44  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1222  Death of Count Raymond VI of Toulouse (b. 1156) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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