Historical Events In August - 30
Sunday, 24 September 2023
1862 Confederate troops defeat Union forces at the Second Battle of Bull Run in Manassas, VA on August - 30.
1862 2nd Battle of Bull Run on this day in history.
1866 On this day in history georges Minne, Flemish sculptor
1871 On August - 30 ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson, New Zealand physicist and father of nuclear physics
1873 Austrian explorers Julius von Payer and Karl Weyprecht discover the archipelago of Franz Joseph Land in the Arctic Sea on August - 30.
1878 Paul Hazard, French literature historian on August - 30.
1879 On this day in history john B Hood, confederate general (lost Atlanta), dies at 48
1882 On this day in history meijer de Hond, Dutch rabbi/writer
1883 Theo Van Doesburg, [Christian EM Kupper], painter/architect (Style) on August - 30.
1884 Jack Dempsey wins middleweight title in 1st fight with boxing gloves on August - 30.
1884 Theodor Svedberg, Sweden, chemist, worked with colloids (Nobel 1926) on this day in history.
1885 On this day in history 13,000 meteors seen in 1 hour near Andromeda
1887 Adam Kuckhoff, writer on August - 30.
1888 Lord Walsingham kills 1070 grouse in a single day on August - 30.
1889 On August - 30 edward Ciannelli, Ischia Italy, actor (You Can't Escape Forever)
1893 On August - 30 13rd US Mens Tennis: Robert D Wrenn beats Fred H Hovey (64 36 64 64)
1893 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
1896 Raymond Massey, Toronto Canada, actor (Dr Gillespie-Dr Kildare) on this day in history.
1897 On this day in history the town of Ambiky is captured by France from Menabe in Madagascar.
1900 On August - 30 outbreak of bubonic plague in Glasgow, UK
1900 Last 2000 British prisoners in Nooitgedagt South Africa freed on August - 30.
1900 Franklin C Fry, US minister (Lutheran World Relief) on this day in history.
1901 On this day in history hubert Cecil Booth patents vacuum cleaner
1901 On this day in history john C Stennis, (Sen-D-MS, 1947-88)
1902 On this day in history arnold Maria Walter, composer
1903 Vincente F Lopez, historian (Historia the Chile), dies at 87 on August - 30.
1904 Thomas Hicks wins 3rd Olympics marathon (3:28:53.0) (40 km) on this day in history.
1904 On August - 30 kate Fanny Loder, composer, dies at 79
1905 On August - 30 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 August - 30.