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Historical Events In August - 31

Thursday, 18 August 2022

1880  Wilhelmina HPM, queen of the Netherlands (1898-1948) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1881  1st US men's single tennis championships (Newport, RI) on August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1884  George Al Sarton, Belgian/US historian on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1885  DuBose Heyward, novelist (Porgy) on August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1885  Dubose Heyward, US writer (Porgy-Mamba's daughters), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1886  On August - 31 a strong earthquake rocks Charleston, SC, killing more than 100 people.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1886  The first major earthquake recorded in eastern US, at Charleston, SC on August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1886  On this day in history 1st major earthquake recorded in eastern US, at Charleston SC, 110 die  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1887  Thomas A Edison patents Kinetoscope, (produces moving pictures) on August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1887  Friedrich A Paneth, Austrian/British chemist on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1888  On this day in history first 'Jack the Ripper' victim discovered in Buck's Row, London  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1888  On this day in history jack the Ripper claims his first victim as the body of Mary Ann Nicholls is found in London.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1888  On August - 31 north Canterbury, New Zealand a 7+ earthquake in northern Canterbury, some 100 kilometers from Christchurch, caused the partial collapse of the cathedral's spire  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1888  Ramon de Basterra, Spanish writer/diplomat (La Obra de Trajano) on August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1888  Mary Ann Nicholls, a 42-year-old prostitute, was found stabbed to death in London, 1st of at least five murders by Jack the Ripper on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1889  On August - 31 start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Cardboard Box" (BG)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1889  A Provost Idell, father of modern volleyball on August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1892  On this day in history claire DuBrey, Bonner's Ferry ID, actress (Lightnin' in the Forest)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1894  On this day in history phillies Billy Hamilton steals 7 bases  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1895  On this day in history 1st pro football game (QB John Brallier paid $10 & won 12-0)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1895  On August - 31 joseph Moiseyevich Schillinger, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1896  On August - 31 louis Napoleon Parker's "Rosemary," premieres in NYC  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1897  On this day in history general Kitchener occupies Berber, North of Khartoum  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1897  On this day in history frederic March, Wisc, actor (Dr Jeckyll-Acad Awards 1932/1946)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1899  Paul E Garber, US founder/1st curator of National Air & Space Museum on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1900  British troops over run Johannesburg on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1900  On August - 31 roland Culver, London England, actor (Thunderball, Encore)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1902  On this day in history split skirt first worn by Mrs Adolph Landeburg (horse rider)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1902  Split skirt 1st worn by Mrs Adolph Landeburg (horse rider) on August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1902  On August - 31 mathilde Wesendonk, German author/poetess, dies at 73  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1903  On this day in history joe McGinnity wins his 3rd doubleheader of month  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1903  On August - 31 arthur Godfrey, NYC, radio/TV host (Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scout)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1905  25th US Mens Tennis: Beals C Wright beats Holcombe Ward (62 61 119) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1905  On this day in history dore Schary, producer/writer/director (Act 1, Boys Town, Big City)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In August - 31

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1569  Djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India was born on August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1602  Amalia, countess of Solms-Braunfels, wife of Gov Frederik Hendrik was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1663  Guillaume Amontons, French physicist was born on August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1696  On August - 31 birth of johann Paul Kunzen, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1721  On August - 31 birth of george Hervey, 2nd Earl of Bristol, British statesman (d. 1775)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1741  On this day in history birth of johann Paul Aegidius Martini, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1741  Husein Gradaščević, Bosniak general (d. 1834) was born on August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1748  On August - 31 birth of jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In August - 31

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0651  On August - 31 death of saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, Irish bishop and missionary  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0683  Death of Pacal II ruler of the Maya polity of Palenque on August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1056  On this day in history death of theodora, Byzantine Empress (b. 981)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1057  On August - 31 leofric, count of Mercia/husband of Lady Godiva, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1158  On August - 31 sancho III, King of Castile, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1218  On August - 31 al-Malik ab-Adil/Saphadin/Saif al-Din), brother of Saladin, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1234  On August - 31 death of emperor Go-Horikawa of Japan (b. 1212)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1372  Death of Ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford, English soldier (b. 1301) on August - 31.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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