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.
1924 Carroll O'Connor born (Archie Bunker in All in the Family) on this day in history.
1924 On August - 02 the birth of James Baldwin, American writer
1924 Joe Hauser sets record of 14 total bases in a game on this day in history.
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 On this day in history betsy Bloomingdale, dept store mogul
1927 On August - 02 brian Neill, British Lord Justice of Appeal
1928 On this day in history mussolini signs peace treaty with Abyssinia (Ethiopia)
1929 On August - 02 phillies Don Hurst sets NL record of 6 consecutive games with a HR
1931 On this day in history spanish Catalonia agrees (99+%) for autonomous status
1932 On this day in history the birth of Peter O'Toole, British actor
1932 On August - 02 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 this day in history.
1934 1st airplane train, plane tows 3 mail gliders behind it on August - 02.
1934 Paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Hindenburg, soldier/statesman, dies at 86 on this day in history.
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.
1938 On this day in history 1st test of a yellow baseball (Dodgers vs Cardinals)
1938 On August - 02 bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer, dies at 76
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 this day in history.
1941 Jews are expelled from Hungarian Ruthenia on this day in history.
1941 German 11st Army surrounds 20 Russian divisions at Oeman on this day in history.
1941 Jose Juan Tablada, Mexican poet (La Feria), dies at 70 on August - 02.
1942 On August - 02 250 Dutch Catholic Jews arrested, transported to Amersfoort camp
1942 On August - 02 friedrich Aereboe, Dutch landlord, dies at 77
1943 PT-109, under command of LTJG John F. Kennedy, cut in half by Japanese cruiser on August - 02.
1943 On this day in history revolt in Treblinka.
1943 On this day in history armed revolt breaks out in Treblinka
1944 Amsterdam soccer team "The Volewijckers" plays in orange shirts on this day in history.
1945 On this day in history potsdam Conference ended, with Stalin, Truman & Churchill
1945 On this day in history emil Nikolaus von Reznicek, composer (Donna Diana), dies at 85