Historical Events In August - 30
Friday, 07 August 2020
1862 Confederate troops defeat Union forces at the Second Battle of Bull Run in Manassas, VA on this day in history.
1862 On August - 30 2nd Battle of Bull Run
1866 Georges Minne, Flemish sculptor on August - 30.
1871 Ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson, New Zealand physicist and father of nuclear physics on this day in history.
1873 On August - 30 austrian explorers Julius von Payer and Karl Weyprecht discover the archipelago of Franz Joseph Land in the Arctic Sea.
1878 On this day in history paul Hazard, French literature historian
1879 John B Hood, confederate general (lost Atlanta), dies at 48 on this day in history.
1882 Meijer de Hond, Dutch rabbi/writer on this day in history.
1883 Theo Van Doesburg, [Christian EM Kupper], painter/architect (Style) on this day in history.
1884 On August - 30 jack Dempsey wins middleweight title in 1st fight with boxing gloves
1884 Theodor Svedberg, Sweden, chemist, worked with colloids (Nobel 1926) on this day in history.
1885 13,000 meteors seen in 1 hour near Andromeda on August - 30.
1887 On this day in history adam Kuckhoff, writer
1888 On August - 30 lord Walsingham kills 1070 grouse in a single day
1889 On August - 30 edward Ciannelli, Ischia Italy, actor (You Can't Escape Forever)
1893 On this day in history 13rd US Mens Tennis: Robert D Wrenn beats Fred H Hovey (64 36 64 64)
1893 On August - 30 huey P Long, Winn Parish La, (gov/sen-D-La)
1894 Frederick Lugards expedition to Niger on August - 30.
1895 Belgium begins compulsory Roman Catholic education on this day in history.
1896 On August - 30 eight provinces in the Philippines were declared under martial law by the Spanish Governor General Ramon Blanco. This included the provinces of Batangas, Rizal, Cavite, Nueva Ecija as well as the nearby areas.
1896 Raymond Massey, Toronto Canada, actor (Dr Gillespie-Dr Kildare) on August - 30.
1897 On August - 30 the town of Ambiky is captured by France from Menabe in Madagascar.
1900 Outbreak of bubonic plague in Glasgow, UK on August - 30.
1900 On this day in history last 2000 British prisoners in Nooitgedagt South Africa freed
1900 On this day in history franklin C Fry, US minister (Lutheran World Relief)
1901 Hubert Cecil Booth patents vacuum cleaner on August - 30.
1901 On August - 30 john C Stennis, (Sen-D-MS, 1947-88)
1902 Arnold Maria Walter, composer on this day in history.
1903 Vincente F Lopez, historian (Historia the Chile), dies at 87 on this day in history.
1904 On August - 30 thomas Hicks wins 3rd Olympics marathon (3:28:53.0) (40 km)
1904 On August - 30 kate Fanny Loder, composer, dies at 79
1905 On this day in history baseball slugger Ty Cobb makes his major league debut.
1905 Ty Cobb's first major league at bat (Detroit Tigers) on this day in history.
1905 Pogoro/Ngindo attack Fort Mahenge German East-Africa on this day in history.