Historical Events In August - 30
Saturday, 27 November 2021
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 On this day in history julien Schoenaerts, Flemish actor (Daens/Medea)
1926 Jack Hobbs scores 316* at Lord's (Surrey v Middlesex) on this day in history.
1926 On this day in history olgerts Gravitis, composer
1927 41st US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Betty Nuthall (61 64) on August - 30.
1927 Geoffrey Beene, Louisiana, dress designer (8 Coty Awards) on August - 30.
1928 On this day in history jawaharlal Nehru requests independence of India
1928 Bill Daily, Des Moines Iowa, actor (I Dream of Jeannie, Newhart) on this day in history.
1928 Wilhelm Wien, Ger physicist (laws of motion, Nobel 1911), dies at 64 on August - 30.
1930 Noel Harford, cricketer (brother of Roy NZ Test batsman in 1950's) on this day in history.
1930 William H Taft, 27th US President (1909-13), dies on August - 30.
1931 On this day in history carrie Saxon Perry, 1st black mayor of a major US city (Hartford CT)
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 B P "Baloo" Gupte, cricketer (brother of Fergie, Indian leggie) on August - 30.
1934 On August - 30 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 On this day in history henri Barbusse, French writer (Le feu), dies at 62
1936 Fabrizia Ramondino, writer on August - 30.
1937 On this day in history joe Louis beats Tommy Farr in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1939 NY Yankee Atley Donald pitches a baseball a record 94.7 mph (152 kph) on August - 30.
1939 On August - 30 6th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: NY Giants 9, All-Stars 0 (81,456)
1941 Nazi forces take the city of Mga as the siege of Leningrad begins during WWII on August - 30.
1941 Siege of Leningrad by Nazi troops began during WW II on this day in history.
1942 On August - 30 battle of Alam Halfa - 9th Australian Division again in action at El Alamein
1942 On August - 30 nazi-Germany annexes Luxembourg
1943 A[braham] [P] Merritt, author (Moon Pool, Creep Shadow!), dies at 58 on this day in history.
1944 Soviet troops enter Bucharest Romania on August - 30.
1944 11th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 24, All-Stars 21 (48,769) on this day in history.
1944 Morten Nielsen, Danish resistance fighter, dies on this day in history.
1945 Hong Kong is liberated when the British navy under Rear-Admiral Cecil Harcourt sails into Victoria harbour to accept the Japanese surrender on August - 30.