Historical Events In August - 30
Wednesday, 22 March 2023
1906 Hal Chase became 1st Yank to hit 3 triples in a game on August - 30.
1906 Countess of Longford, biographer/historian on August - 30.
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 On August - 30 leonor Fini, painter
1909 On this day in history burgess Shale fossils discovered by Charles Doolittle Walcott.
1909 On this day in history barry Appleby, cartoonist
1910 On this day in history yank Tom Hughes pitches 9 no-hit innings but loses to Cleve 5-0 in 11
1910 On this day in history donald Bisset, Dutch children book writer/actor (Battle of the Sexes)
1910 Albert Vandal, French earl/historian (Napoleon), dies at 57 on this day in history.
1912 St Louis Brown Earl Hamilton no-hits Detroit Tigers, 5-1 on this day in history.
1912 On August - 30 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 On this day in history allan David, actor/director/producer (Cry of the Children)
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 August - 30.
1914 1st German plane bombs above Paris, 2 killed on August - 30.
1914 On August - 30 julie Bishop, Denver CO, actress (My Hero, Northern Pursuit, Threat)
1914 On this day in history adrian H Stewart, British lieutenant, dies in battle in Cameroon at 26
1915 On August - 30 liesbeth Saijers, Dutch sculptor
1916 Paul Von Hindenburg becomes chief-of-General-Staff in Germany on this day in history.
1916 On this day in history boston's Dutch Leonard no-hits St Louis Browns, 4-0
1916 John Thoday, geneticist on this day in history.
1917 On August - 30 denis Healey, English politician
1917 Uritsky, leader of Petrogradse Czech, dies on this day in history.
1918 Czechoslovakia forms independence republic on this day in history.
1918 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) on August - 30.
1919 On August - 30 ernst Toller's "Die Wandlung," premieres in Berlin
1919 On this day in history kitty Wells, Nashville Tn, country singer (Grand Ole Opry)
1919 Johann Sigurjonsson, Icelandic writer (Dr Rung), dies on this day in history.
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 On this day in history babe Ruth is thrown out of a game for 5th time in 1922
1922 Regina Resnik, NYC, mezzo-soprano (Sieglinde-Bayreuth) on this day in history.
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