Historical Events In August - 15
Friday, 07 August 2020
1907 On August - 15 paul Vincze, medallist
1907 Joseph Joachim, German violinist/composer, dies at 76 on August - 15.
1909 Raymond O'Malley, teacher on this day in history.
1910 On August - 15 hugo Winterhalter, composer
1911 Procter & Gamble unveils its Crisco shortening on August - 15.
1912 Yankee Guy Zinn sets record by stealing home twice in a game on August - 15.
1912 On August - 15 julia Child, Pasadena Calif, chef (French Chef)
1914 On August - 15 panama Canal opens (under cost)
1914 On August - 15 13th Davis Cup: Australasia beats USA in New York (3-2)
1914 On August - 15 peter Nicholson Gunn, writer
1914 Anatol K Liadov, Russian composer (Baba yaga), dies at 59 [NS=Aug 28] on this day in history.
1915 Journalist Albert Siegfried Bettelheim, convicted of murder in Georgia on August - 15.
1915 On August - 15 alma Gardeslan, Surinamese/Dutch folklorist
1915 Albert Siegfried Bettelheim, Jew convicted of murder, lynched on this day in history.
1916 On August - 15 aleks Ã‡aÃ§i, Albanian writer
1917 On August - 15 prv. Michael James O'Rourke (7th Cdn. infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Hill 70 France
1918 First full length cartoon (The Sinking of the Lusitania) on August - 15.
1918 On this day in history uS and Russia sever diplomatic ties
1918 On this day in history 1st full length cartoon (Sinking of Lusitania)
1918 Florian Zabach, Chicago, American musician and TV personality (Hot Canary, Club Embassy) on August - 15.
1918 On this day in history peter Gast, composer, dies at 64
1919 On this day in history huntz Hall, NYC, actor (Cyclone, Gas Pump Girls, The Rating Game)
1922 On August - 15 lukas Foss, [Fuchs], Berlin Germany, composer (Prairie)
1923 Eamon de Valera arrested in Irish Free State on August - 15.
1923 On this day in history rose Marie, NYC, actress (Sally Rogers-Dick Van Dyke Show)
1925 On August - 15 norway annexes Spitsbergen
1931 Ernest Lassy completes longest canoe journey without port (6,102 mi) on this day in history.
1935 Gerard Brucken Fock, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1936 Grazia Deledda, Sardina/Italian author (Nobel 1926), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1939 "Wizard of Oz" premiers at Grauman's Chinese Theater, Hollywood on August - 15.
1939 On August - 15 "Wizard of Oz" premieres at Grauman's Chinese Theater, Hollywood
1940 On August - 15 1st edition of Jewish Weekly newspaper in Amsterdam (under Nazi)
1941 On this day in history kovono Lithuanian Jews are herded into Slobodka ghetto
1942 5 hostages executed by Nazis in St-Michielsgestel on this day in history.