Historical Events In August - 30
Tuesday, 28 November 2023
1906 On August - 30 hal Chase became 1st Yank to hit 3 triples in a game
1906 On August - 30 countess of Longford, biographer/historian
1907 On this day in history fred MacMurray, Kankakee Ill, actor (Caine Mutiny, My 3 Sons)
1908 On August - 30 the birth of Fred MacMurray, American actor
1908 Leonor Fini, painter on August - 30.
1909 Burgess Shale fossils discovered by Charles Doolittle Walcott on this day in history.
1909 Barry Appleby, cartoonist on August - 30.
1910 On this day in history yank Tom Hughes pitches 9 no-hit innings but loses to Cleve 5-0 in 11
1910 Donald Bisset, Dutch children book writer/actor (Battle of the Sexes) on this day in history.
1910 On this day in history albert Vandal, French earl/historian (Napoleon), dies at 57
1912 St Louis Brown Earl Hamilton no-hits Detroit Tigers, 5-1 on this day in history.
1912 On this day in history edward M Purcell, US physicist (Nobel 1952)
1913 US Navy tests Sperry gyroscopic stabilizer (automatic pilot) on this day in history.
1913 Phillies lead Giants 8-6 in top of 9th, fans in bleachers try to distract Giants, Umpire forefeits game to Giants, later overruled on August - 30.
1913 Allan David, actor/director/producer (Cry of the Children) on this day in history.
1914 Battle of Tannenberg, one of history's great military disasters, ends after the Russian Second Army under Samsonov is enveloped and crushed by the Germans, losing 30,000 men; Samsonov committed suicide on this day in history.
1914 1st German plane bombs above Paris, 2 killed on August - 30.
1914 Julie Bishop, Denver CO, actress (My Hero, Northern Pursuit, Threat) on August - 30.
1914 On August - 30 adrian H Stewart, British lieutenant, dies in battle in Cameroon at 26
1915 On this day in history liesbeth Saijers, Dutch sculptor
1916 Paul Von Hindenburg becomes chief-of-General-Staff in Germany on this day in history.
1916 On August - 30 boston's Dutch Leonard no-hits St Louis Browns, 4-0
1916 John Thoday, geneticist on this day in history.
1917 Denis Healey, English politician on August - 30.
1917 On August - 30 uritsky, leader of Petrogradse Czech, dies
1918 On August - 30 czechoslovakia forms independence republic
1918 On August - 30 ted Williams, American baseball player, last player in MLB to bat over .400 in a single season (Red Sox, AL MVP '46, '49; Trip Crown '42, '47)
1919 Ernst Toller's "Die Wandlung," premieres in Berlin on August - 30.
1919 Kitty Wells, Nashville Tn, country singer (Grand Ole Opry) on August - 30.
1919 On this day in history johann Sigurjonsson, Icelandic writer (Dr Rung), dies
1920 On this day in history ben Cami, Flemish writer/poet (Rose from Mud)
1922 On this day in history tiger Rag, still a familiar ragtime tune, is recorded by the New Orleans Rhythm Kings.
1922 Babe Ruth is thrown out of a game for 5th time in 1922 on August - 30.
1922 On this day in history regina Resnik, NYC, mezzo-soprano (Sieglinde-Bayreuth)