Historical Events In August - 09
Thursday, 13 August 2020
1922 On this day in history philip Larkin, Coventry England, writer (North Ship, Jill)
1923 NY State Golf Assoc formed on this day in history.
1923 Gerrit Kouwenaar, Dutch literary on this day in history.
1924 Jacob P Vis, Dutch founder (NV Royal Salt Industries), dies at 66 on August - 09.
1925 Only time Babe Ruth pinch-hit for, Bobby Veach flies out on August - 09.
1925 On this day in history robert Heppener, composer (Hymns & Conversations, Movie Music)
1926 Denis Atkinson, cricketer (WI all-rounder, 219 v Australia 1955) on August - 09.
1927 Marvin Minsky, Artifical intelligence computer scientist (MIT) on August - 09.
1928 Bob Cousy, NBA guard (Boston Celtics, 1957 MVP) on August - 09.
1928 On August - 09 frederik II W, grand duke of Baden (1907-18), dies at 71
1929 On this day in history heinrich Zille, German cartoonist (Simplicissimus), dies at 71
1930 On August - 09 betty Boop debutes in Max Fleischer's animated cartoon Dizzy Dishes
1930 113°F (45°C) at Perryville, Tennessee (state record) on August - 09.
1930 On August - 09 betty Boop, animation
1931 Mark Weinberg, South African/British fiancier/multi-millionaire on August - 09.
1932 On August - 09 john Gomery, Canadian jurist
1933 Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, Japanese television personality and children's author on August - 09.
1935 On August - 09 george S Leotsakos, composer
1936 On this day in history jesse Owens wins 4th gold medal of Berlin Olympics
1936 On August - 09 jesse Owens wins 4th gold medal at Berlin Olympics
1936 On August - 09 juliÃ¡n Javier, American baseball player
1941 Winston Churchill reaches Newfoundland for 1st talk with FDR on this day in history.
1942 HMAS CANBERRA (RAN) sunk in the South West Pacific, SE of Savo Island off northern Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands - by torpedoes and 8in gunfire of Japanese cruiser force on this day in history.
1942 On this day in history hMAS Canberra sunk in battle of Savo Island
1942 200 Jews escape Mir Ghetto in Poland on August - 09.
1942 On this day in history edith Stein, German philosopher, dies
1943 Bertolt Brecht's "Leben des Galilei," premieres in Zurich on this day in history.
1944 12 workers of Dutch illegal paper "Trouw," executed at Camp Vught on August - 09.
1945 On August - 09 a second atomic bomb is dropped on Nagasaki; Soviets declare war on Japan, attacking Manchuria.
1945 On this day in history atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki
1945 Lt. Robert H. Gray (Royal Cdn. Naval Volunteer Reserve) wins the Victoria Cross at Onagawa BAy Honshu, Japan on this day in history.
1945 On this day in history uS drops 2nd atomic bomb "Fat Man" on Japan destroys part of Nagasaki
1946 On this day in history 1st time all major-league baseball games (8) are played at night
1946 On this day in history a E E Vogler, cricketer (South Africa, 15 Tests, 64 wkts), dies