Historical Events In August - 31
Monday, 03 August 2020
1929 Julio Ramon Ribeyro, writer on August - 31.
1930 On this day in history owen B Pickett, (Rep-D-Virginia)
1931 On this day in history dan Rather, news anchor (CBS-TV)
1931 Marcel Planiol, French private law scholar, dies on August - 31.
1932 Benito Wogatzki, writer on this day in history.
1934 1st NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 0, All-Stars 0 (79,432) on August - 31.
1934 Nikos Xanthopoulos, Greek actor on this day in history.
1934 Johan H A Schaper, Dutch MP (SDAP), dies on August - 31.
1935 On August - 31 fDR signs an act prohibiting export of US arms to belligerents
1935 On August - 31 1st national skeet championship (Indianapolis)
1935 Eldridge Cleaver, Black Panther turned Republican on August - 31.
1935 On this day in history abraham Isaac Kook, rabbi/author (Hokhmat Ha-kodesh), dies
1936 On this day in history marva Nettles Collins, educator (west side preparatory school)
1937 Det's rookie Rudy York sets record for HRs of 18 HRs in August on August - 31.
1937 On this day in history guido de Moor, Dutch actor (Apart, Because the Cats)
1938 On August - 31 5th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 28, Washington 16 (74,250)
1939 On August - 31 japanese invasion army driven out of Mongolia
1940 On August - 31 hollywood screen stars Lawrence Olivier and Vivian Leigh are married.
1940 On this day in history 1st edition pf illegal opposition newspaper Free Netherlands
1940 Johanna "Annie" Bakker, revue-artists/singer/actress, dies at 58 on August - 31.
1941 Great Gildersleeve, a spin-off of Fibber McGee & Molly debuts on NBC on August - 31.
1941 23 U-boats sunk this month (80,000 ton) on this day in history.
1941 Marian Zwetajewa, writer, dies on August - 31.
1942 Battle at Alam Halfa: German & Italians assault on this day in history.
1942 On this day in history von Bismarck, German major general, (Africa Corps), dies in battle
1943 1st battle of Essex/new Yorktown: US assault on Marcus Island on this day in history.
1944 Allied offensive at "Gothen-linie," Italy on August - 31.
1944 On August - 31 killinger, German ambassador to Romania, commits suicide
1945 On August - 31 the birth of Van Morrison, American songwriter
1945 The Liberal Party of Australia is founded by Robert Menzies on August - 31.
1946 Paul August von Klenau, Danish opera composer/conductor, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1947 On this day in history hungarian communist party wins election
1948 On August - 31 queen Wilhelmina celebrates 50th jubilee
1948 Andrei A Zjdanov, Rus politician (against kosmopolitism), dies at 52 on August - 31.