Historical Events In August - 31
Thursday, 15 April 2021
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 this day in history.
1932 On this day in history benito Wogatzki, writer
1934 1st NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 0, All-Stars 0 (79,432) on August - 31.
1934 Nikos Xanthopoulos, Greek actor on August - 31.
1934 On this day in history johan H A Schaper, Dutch MP (SDAP), dies
1935 On August - 31 fDR signs an act prohibiting export of US arms to belligerents
1935 1st national skeet championship (Indianapolis) on August - 31.
1935 Eldridge Cleaver, Black Panther turned Republican on August - 31.
1935 On August - 31 abraham Isaac Kook, rabbi/author (Hokhmat Ha-kodesh), dies
1936 On August - 31 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 Guido de Moor, Dutch actor (Apart, Because the Cats) on August - 31.
1938 5th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 28, Washington 16 (74,250) on this day in history.
1939 On this day in history japanese invasion army driven out of Mongolia
1940 Hollywood screen stars Lawrence Olivier and Vivian Leigh are married on August - 31.
1940 1st edition pf illegal opposition newspaper Free Netherlands on August - 31.
1940 On August - 31 johanna "Annie" Bakker, revue-artists/singer/actress, dies at 58
1941 Great Gildersleeve, a spin-off of Fibber McGee & Molly debuts on NBC on this day in history.
1941 On August - 31 23 U-boats sunk this month (80,000 ton)
1941 Marian Zwetajewa, writer, dies on August - 31.
1942 On August - 31 battle at Alam Halfa: German & Italians assault
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 On August - 31 allied offensive at "Gothen-linie," Italy
1944 Killinger, German ambassador to Romania, commits suicide on this day in history.
1945 On August - 31 the birth of Van Morrison, American songwriter
1945 On August - 31 the Liberal Party of Australia is founded by Robert Menzies.
1946 Paul August von Klenau, Danish opera composer/conductor, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1947 Hungarian communist party wins election on this day in history.
1948 Queen Wilhelmina celebrates 50th jubilee on August - 31.
1948 Andrei A Zjdanov, Rus politician (against kosmopolitism), dies at 52 on August - 31.