Historical Events In August - 02
Monday, 19 April 2021
1923 On this day in history warren Harding, 29th Pres (1921-23), dies at Palace Hotel SF at 57
1924 On this day in history carroll O'Connor born (Archie Bunker in All in the Family)
1924 On August - 02 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 Alan Wicker, British broadcaster on August - 02.
1926 On August - 02 betsy Bloomingdale, dept store mogul
1927 On this day in history brian Neill, British Lord Justice of Appeal
1928 On August - 02 mussolini signs peace treaty with Abyssinia (Ethiopia)
1929 Phillies Don Hurst sets NL record of 6 consecutive games with a HR on this day in history.
1931 On August - 02 spanish Catalonia agrees (99+%) for autonomous status
1932 The birth of Peter O'Toole, British actor on this day in history.
1932 Charlie Grimm replaces Roger Hornsby as manager of Chic Cubs on this day in history.
1932 On this day in history gheorghe Cucu, composer, dies at 50
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 On August - 02 1st airplane train, plane tows 3 mail gliders behind it
1934 Paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Hindenburg, soldier/statesman, dies at 86 on this day in history.
1937 On this day in history the Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 is passed in America, essentially rendering marijuana and all its by-products illegal.
1938 On August - 02 1st test of a yellow baseball (Dodgers vs Cardinals)
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 On this day in history clermont-Ferrand sentences Gen Charles de Gaulle to death
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 Jose Juan Tablada, Mexican poet (La Feria), dies at 70 on this day in history.
1942 On August - 02 250 Dutch Catholic Jews arrested, transported to Amersfoort camp
1942 On this day in history 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 Revolt in Treblinka on this day in history.
1943 On this day in history armed revolt breaks out in Treblinka
1944 Amsterdam soccer team "The Volewijckers" plays in orange shirts on August - 02.
1945 Potsdam Conference ended, with Stalin, Truman & Churchill on August - 02.
1945 On August - 02 emil Nikolaus von Reznicek, composer (Donna Diana), dies at 85