Historical Events In August - 05
Tuesday, 05 July 2022
1924 Comic strip "Little Orphan Annie," by Harold Gray, debuts on August - 05.
1925 Plaid Cymru is formed with the aim of disseminating knowledge of the Welsh language, which is in danger of dying out on this day in history.
1925 Cor Witschge, Dutch actor (Pipo the Clown) on this day in history.
1926 On this day in history houdini stays in a coffin under water for over 1 hour
1926 1st talkie movie "Don Juan" at Warner Theatre, NY on August - 05.
1926 Betsy Jolas, composer on August - 05.
1927 On this day in history phillies Cy Williams hits for cycle in just 4 at bats
1927 Gunnar Bucht, composer on August - 05.
1927 Tom Groube, cricketer (Test for Australia 1880), dies on August - 05.
1930 On August - 05 the birth of Neil Armstrong, First man on the Moon
1930 On August - 05 neil Armstrong, Ohio, X-15 pilot, 1st Moonwalker (Gemini 8, Apollo 11)
1931 Det Tiger Tommy Bridges perfect game is broken up with 2 outs in 9th on this day in history.
1931 On this day in history ullrich Haupt, actor (Morocco, Du Barry-Woman of Passion), dies at 43
1932 Sister Vince Otto, mental health activist on this day in history.
1932 Israel Querido, writer (Jordan), dies on August - 05.
1933 Joan Weldon, SF, actress (So This is Love, Them) on this day in history.
1934 On this day in history vern Gosdin, Woodland Al, country singer (Set 'em Up Joe)
1934 Neville Quinn, cricketer (12 Tests for S Africa), dies at 26 on this day in history.
1935 John McCartan, St Paul Minn, ice hockey player (Oly-gold-60) on this day in history.
1936 On this day in history at Berlin Olympics, Jesse Owens wins his 3rd Olympic medal
1936 On this day in history john Dancy, Jackson Tx, newscaster (Prime Time Sunday)
1937 On August - 05 ranger (US) beats Endeavour II (England) in 17th America's Cup
1938 33rd Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Philadelphia (3-2) on August - 05.
1938 Hayes Wendell Jones, Sturksville Mich, 110m hurdler (Oly-gold-1964) on this day in history.
1939 On this day in history irene, Princess of Netherlands
1940 On August - 05 "Acquaintance" blows-up Zandvoortse synagouge
1940 Frederick A Cook, US, explorer (North Pole), dies at 75 on August - 05.
1941 On this day in history leonid Denissovich Kizim, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-3, T-10, T-15)
1942 On August - 05 british govt cancels agreement of Munich
1942 On this day in history rick Huxley, guitarist (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over)
1943 Sicily: 3 US A-36's bomb British headquarter on August - 05.
1943 On August - 05 sammi Smith, singer
1943 On this day in history adam Kuckhoff, writer, dies at 55
1944 Mass break out of Japanese prisoners of war from Cowra Camp, NSW on this day in history.