Historical Events In August - 31
Thursday, 15 April 2021
1906 Vivienne Byerley, publicist on this day in history.
1907 England, Russia & France form the Triple Entente on this day in history.
1907 Britain & Russia sign treaty with Afghanistan, Persia & Tibet on August - 31.
1907 On August - 31 august F Hawkins, (Rep-D-CA, 1963- )
1908 On August - 31 lab Rachel Katherine Hamilton-Russell ouchere, local historian
1909 A J Reach Co patents cork-centered baseball on this day in history.
1910 On August - 31 emils Darzins, composer, dies at 34
1911 Anthony Fokker's demonstrates aircraft "Snip" on this day in history.
1911 Hilde Jarecki, educationist on August - 31.
1912 On August - 31 ramon Vinay, operatic tenor/baritone
1913 On August - 31 soccer club PSV forms in Eindhoven Netherlands
1913 Michiel P Gorsira, 1st Dutch Antillean in charge of Curacao (1951-67) on this day in history.
1914 On August - 31 24.8 cm rainfall at Bloomingdale, Michigan (state record)
1914 On this day in history richard Basehart, Zanesville Oh, actor (Voyage to Bottom of Sea)
1915 On this day in history chic White Sox Jimmy Lavender no-hits NY Giants, 2-0
1916 Oscar Asche's musical "Chu Chin Chow," premieres in London on this day in history.
1916 On this day in history daniel Schorr, broadcast journalist (CBS)
1918 On August - 31 boston Red Sox, win earliest AL pennent ever (season ended Sept 2)
1918 On August - 31 alan Jay Lerner, lyricist composer (Lerner & Loewe-My Fair Lady)
1918 On this day in history joe English, Irish/Flemish signaler (WW I), dies at 36
1919 On this day in history communist Labor Party of America formed in Chicago
1919 Petlyura's Ukranian Army kills 35 members of a Jewish defense group on this day in history.
1919 On this day in history john Reed forms American Communist Labor Party in Chicago
1920 Belgium starts paying old age pensions on August - 31.
1920 James Lanphier, NY, actor (Flight of Lost Balloon) on August - 31.
1920 On this day in history wilhelm Wundt, German physiologist/psychologist/philosopher, dies
1923 On August - 31 league of Nations gives Belgium mandate of Ruanda-Urundi (was German)
1923 Larry White Grayson, British comedian (Generation Game) on this day in history.
1924 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 10,000m (30:06.2) on August - 31.
1924 Buddy [Leonard] Hackett, Bkln, comedian (God's Little Acre, Music Man) on this day in history.
1926 On this day in history georgiy Petrovich Katys, Russia, cosmonaut (Voskhod 1 backup)
1928 On this day in history the birth of James Coburn, American film actor
1928 Brecht & Weils "Dreigroschenoper" premieres on this day in history.
1928 On August - 31 james Coburn, Laurel Nebr, actor (Our Man Flint, Magnificent Seven)