Historical Events In August - 30
Monday, 03 August 2020
1923 Elias Victor Seixas, US, mixed double tennis player (Wimbeld 1953-56) on this day in history.
1925 6th Iron pilgrim at Diksmuide Belgium on August - 30.
1925 Julien Schoenaerts, Flemish actor (Daens/Medea) on this day in history.
1926 On this day in history jack Hobbs scores 316* at Lord's (Surrey v Middlesex)
1926 On this day in history olgerts Gravitis, composer
1927 41st US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Betty Nuthall (61 64) on this day in history.
1927 On August - 30 geoffrey Beene, Louisiana, dress designer (8 Coty Awards)
1928 Jawaharlal Nehru requests independence of India on August - 30.
1928 On this day in history bill Daily, Des Moines Iowa, actor (I Dream of Jeannie, Newhart)
1928 On August - 30 wilhelm Wien, Ger physicist (laws of motion, Nobel 1911), dies at 64
1930 On August - 30 noel Harford, cricketer (brother of Roy NZ Test batsman in 1950's)
1930 On this day in history william H Taft, 27th US President (1909-13), dies
1931 Carrie Saxon Perry, 1st black mayor of a major US city (Hartford CT) on this day in history.
1932 Hermann Goering elected chairman (Reichstag) on this day in history.
1932 Willem M van Rossum, cardinal/prefect of Propaganda Fide, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1933 On August - 30 air France forms
1933 Arne Mellnas, composer on August - 30.
1934 On this day in history b P "Baloo" Gupte, cricketer (brother of Fergie, Indian leggie)
1934 On this day in history earnest L Wolzogen, German writer (That tolle Komtess), dies at 79
1935 On this day in history john Phillips, singer/guitarist (Mama & Papas-California Dreaming)
1935 Henri Barbusse, French writer (Le feu), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1936 On August - 30 fabrizia Ramondino, writer
1937 On August - 30 joe Louis beats Tommy Farr in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1939 On this day in history nY Yankee Atley Donald pitches a baseball a record 94.7 mph (152 kph)
1939 6th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: NY Giants 9, All-Stars 0 (81,456) on this day in history.
1941 Nazi forces take the city of Mga as the siege of Leningrad begins during WWII on this day in history.
1941 On August - 30 siege of Leningrad by Nazi troops began during WW II
1942 Battle of Alam Halfa - 9th Australian Division again in action at El Alamein on August - 30.
1942 Nazi-Germany annexes Luxembourg on this day in history.
1943 On this day in history a[braham] [P] Merritt, author (Moon Pool, Creep Shadow!), dies at 58
1944 On August - 30 soviet troops enter Bucharest Romania
1944 On August - 30 11th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 24, All-Stars 21 (48,769)
1944 On August - 30 morten Nielsen, Danish resistance fighter, dies
1945 Hong Kong is liberated when the British navy under Rear-Admiral Cecil Harcourt sails into Victoria harbour to accept the Japanese surrender on this day in history.