Historical Events In August - 30
Wednesday, 04 October 2023
1923 On August - 30 elias Victor Seixas, US, mixed double tennis player (Wimbeld 1953-56)
1925 On August - 30 6th Iron pilgrim at Diksmuide Belgium
1925 On August - 30 julien Schoenaerts, Flemish actor (Daens/Medea)
1926 On August - 30 jack Hobbs scores 316* at Lord's (Surrey v Middlesex)
1926 Olgerts Gravitis, composer on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1928 On August - 30 jawaharlal Nehru requests independence of India
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 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 August - 30.
1933 On August - 30 air France forms
1933 Arne Mellnas, composer on August - 30.
1934 On August - 30 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 On August - 30 henri Barbusse, French writer (Le feu), dies at 62
1936 On August - 30 fabrizia Ramondino, writer
1937 On August - 30 joe Louis beats Tommy Farr in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1939 On August - 30 nY Yankee Atley Donald pitches a baseball a record 94.7 mph (152 kph)
1939 On August - 30 6th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: NY Giants 9, All-Stars 0 (81,456)
1941 On this day in history nazi forces take the city of Mga as the siege of Leningrad begins during WWII.
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 this day in history nazi-Germany annexes Luxembourg
1943 A[braham] [P] Merritt, author (Moon Pool, Creep Shadow!), dies at 58 on August - 30.
1944 On August - 30 soviet troops enter Bucharest Romania
1944 11th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 24, All-Stars 21 (48,769) on August - 30.
1944 On this day in history morten Nielsen, Danish resistance fighter, dies
1945 On August - 30 hong Kong is liberated when the British navy under Rear-Admiral Cecil Harcourt sails into Victoria harbour to accept the Japanese surrender.