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Historical Events In August - 31

Monday, 03 August 2020

1880  On August - 31 wilhelmina HPM, queen of the Netherlands (1898-1948)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1881  On this day in history 1st US men's single tennis championships (Newport, RI)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1884  On August - 31 george Al Sarton, Belgian/US historian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1885  On August - 31 duBose Heyward, novelist (Porgy)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1885  Dubose Heyward, US writer (Porgy-Mamba's daughters), dies on August - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1886  A strong earthquake rocks Charleston, SC, killing more than 100 people on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1886  On this day in history the first major earthquake recorded in eastern US, at Charleston, SC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1886  On August - 31 1st major earthquake recorded in eastern US, at Charleston SC, 110 die  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1887  On August - 31 thomas A Edison patents Kinetoscope, (produces moving pictures)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1887  On this day in history friedrich A Paneth, Austrian/British chemist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1888  First 'Jack the Ripper' victim discovered in Buck's Row, London on August - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1888  Jack the Ripper claims his first victim as the body of Mary Ann Nicholls is found in London on August - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

1888  On August - 31 ramon de Basterra, Spanish writer/diplomat (La Obra de Trajano)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1888  On this day in history 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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1889  Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Cardboard Box" (BG) on August - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1889  On this day in history a Provost Idell, father of modern volleyball  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1892  Claire DuBrey, Bonner's Ferry ID, actress (Lightnin' in the Forest) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1894  Phillies Billy Hamilton steals 7 bases on August - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1895  On August - 31 joseph Moiseyevich Schillinger, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1896  Louis Napoleon Parker's "Rosemary," premieres in NYC on August - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1897  General Kitchener occupies Berber, North of Khartoum on August - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1897  On August - 31 frederic March, Wisc, actor (Dr Jeckyll-Acad Awards 1932/1946)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1899  On this day in history paul E Garber, US founder/1st curator of National Air & Space Museum  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1900  On this day in history british troops over run Johannesburg  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1902  Split skirt first worn by Mrs Adolph Landeburg (horse rider) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1902  On this day in history mathilde Wesendonk, German author/poetess, dies at 73  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1903  Joe McGinnity wins his 3rd doubleheader of month on August - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1903  On this day in history arthur Godfrey, NYC, radio/TV host (Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scout)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1905  On August - 31 dore Schary, producer/writer/director (Act 1, Boys Town, Big City)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1569  On August - 31 birth of djehangir/Jahangir, great mogol of India  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1663  Guillaume Amontons, French physicist was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1696  Johann Paul Kunzen, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1748  On August - 31 birth of jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

0683  Death of Pacal II ruler of the Maya polity of Palenque on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1056  On August - 31 death of theodora, Byzantine Empress (b. 981)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1057  Leofric, count of Mercia/husband of Lady Godiva, dies on August - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1158  Sancho III, King of Castile, dies on August - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1234  Death of Emperor Go-Horikawa of Japan (b. 1212) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1372  On August - 31 death of ralph Stafford, 1st Earl of Stafford, English soldier (b. 1301)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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