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Historical Events In August - 05

Wednesday, 06 July 2022

1861  On August - 05 uS levies its first Income Tax (3% of incomes over $800)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1861  On this day in history enlistment increases from 3 months to 2 years  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1862  Battle of Baton Rouge, LA on August - 05.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1862  On this day in history thomas Williams, US Union brig-general, dies in battle at 47  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1863  On August - 05 adolf Friedrich Hesse, composer, dies at 53  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1864  Spectrum of a comet observed for first time, by Giovanni Donati on August - 05.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1864  Battle of Mobile Bay Al-Farragut is given rank of vice-admiral on August - 05.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1864  Resurreccion Maria de Azkue, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1864  On this day in history griffin A Stedman, Union-brig-gen (Fort Stedman), dies in battle at 26  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1866  Alfred Holy, composer on August - 05.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1868  On August - 05 oskar Merikanto, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1874  Japan launches its postal savings system, modeled after a similar system in England on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1876  Mary R Beard, Indianapolis, historian (Woman as a Force in History) on August - 05.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1877  Henry Morton Stanley's letter in order to aid reaches Boma at Congo on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1879  First game of night football at Melbourne Cricket Ground, under gas-lights on August - 05.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1880  On this day in history gertrude E Durden Rush, US composer/playwright (Black Girls Burden)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1882  On this day in history authorizing of first steel warships, beginning of the modern Navy in US  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1882  On this day in history martial law is imposed in Japan.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1882  Joe English, Irish/Flemish signaler (WW I) on August - 05.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1884  Cornerstone for Statue of Liberty laid on Bedloe's Island (NYC) on August - 05.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1886  On this day in history oscar Espla, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1887  Reginald Owen, Wheathampstead Engld, actor (Dr Watson-Sherlock Holmes) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1888  On August - 05 victor Francen, Belgium, actor (J'Acusse, San Antonio)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1889  On this day in history conrad P Aiken, US, poet/writer (Ushant/Conversation)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1889  On this day in history willem Ruys J Dz, ship owner, dies at 80  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1890  On August - 05 british & French accord to divide African colonization  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1890  Erich Kleiber, Vienna Austria, conductor (NBC Symphony 1945-46) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1891  On August - 05 1st travelers checks issued (American Express)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1891  On this day in history donald Kerr, Eagle Grove IA, actor (Carnival Lady, Devil Bat)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1891  On this day in history henry Charles Litolff, French pianist/componist, dies at 73  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1895  Friedrich English, German textile manufacturer/marxist, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1899  Conrad Aiken, US, poet/short story writer/critic (Selected Poems) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1900  On this day in history bodi Rapp, [Johanna PAC Goetmakers], Dutch mezzo-soprano/teacher  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1900  On August - 05 james Augustine Healy, black Roman Catholic bishop, dies at 80  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In August - 05

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1301  On August - 05 birth of edmund of Woodstock, 1st Earl of Kent, English politician (d. 1330)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1397  Guillaume Dufay, Franco-Flemish composer and theorist (d. 1474) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1461  On August - 05 birth of alexander Jagiellon, Grand Duke of Lithuania (d. 1506)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1540  On August - 05 birth of joseph Justice Scaliger, proposed Julian dating  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1604  On August - 05 birth of john Eliot, "Apostle to Indians," Bible translator, baptized  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1607  On this day in history birth of philipp Friedrich Boddecker, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1623  On this day in history birth of antonio Cesti, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1624  William, Jamestown Va, 1st black child born in English America was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In August - 05

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0882  On this day in history death of king Louis III of France (b. 863)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1063  Death of Gruffydd ap Llywelyn, King of Gwynedd on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1157  On this day in history dirk VI, Count of Holland, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1364  On August - 05 death of emperor Kogon of Japan (b. 1313)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1572  Death of Isaac Luria, Palestinian-born Kabbalist (b. 1534) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1579  Death of Stanislaus Hosius, Polish Catholic cardinal (b. 1504) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1610  Death of Alonso García de Ramón, Spanish soldier and twice Royal Governor of Chile on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1644  On this day in history j Henry Alting, theologist (Statenvertaling), dies at 61  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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