Historical Events In August - 31
Thursday, 18 August 2022
1929 Julio Ramon Ribeyro, writer on August - 31.
1930 Owen B Pickett, (Rep-D-Virginia) on this day in history.
1931 Dan Rather, news anchor (CBS-TV) on this day in history.
1931 On August - 31 marcel Planiol, French private law scholar, dies
1932 On this day in history benito Wogatzki, writer
1934 On August - 31 1st NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 0, All-Stars 0 (79,432)
1934 Nikos Xanthopoulos, Greek actor on this day in history.
1934 Johan H A Schaper, Dutch MP (SDAP), dies on this day in history.
1935 FDR signs an act prohibiting export of US arms to belligerents on August - 31.
1935 1st national skeet championship (Indianapolis) on this day in history.
1935 On August - 31 eldridge Cleaver, Black Panther turned Republican
1935 Abraham Isaac Kook, rabbi/author (Hokhmat Ha-kodesh), dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1937 Guido de Moor, Dutch actor (Apart, Because the Cats) on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history johanna "Annie" Bakker, revue-artists/singer/actress, dies at 58
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 On August - 31 marian Zwetajewa, writer, dies
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 On August - 31 1st battle of Essex/new Yorktown: US assault on Marcus Island
1944 On August - 31 allied offensive at "Gothen-linie," Italy
1944 On this day in history killinger, German ambassador to Romania, commits suicide
1945 The birth of Van Morrison, American songwriter on this day in history.
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 Hungarian communist party wins election on this day in history.
1948 On this day in history queen Wilhelmina celebrates 50th jubilee
1948 On August - 31 andrei A Zjdanov, Rus politician (against kosmopolitism), dies at 52