Historical Events In July - 09
Friday, 14 August 2020
1915 David Leo Diamond, Rochester NY, composer (Paderewski Prize-1943) on July - 09.
1916 On this day in history the first cargo submarine to cross the Atlantic arrives in US from Germany
1916 On July - 09 1st cargo submarine to cross Atlantic arrives in US from Germany
1916 Edward Heath, (C) British PM (1970-74) on July - 09.
1917 On July - 09 british warship "Vanguard" explodes at Scapa Flow killing 800
1917 British warship "Vanguard" explodes at Scapa Flow killing 804 on this day in history.
1917 Ted Steele, Hartford Ct, orch leader (Cavalcade of Stars) on this day in history.
1918 101 killed & 171 injured in worst US train wreck, Nashville, Tenn on July - 09.
1918 On this day in history uS Army's Distinguished Service Cross authorized
1918 Herbert Brun, composer on July - 09.
1919 On this day in history peggy Braithwaite, lighthouse-keeper
1921 On July - 09 jacob J Hage, Dutch farmer/WW II resistance fighter
1922 On this day in history johnny Weissmuller swims 1st 100 m free style under 1 minute
1922 On July - 09 rey Hassan, Morroco, King of Morocco (1961- )
1923 On this day in history calgary Alberta, Guy Weadick holds first Chuckwagon Race at the Stampede, persuading 6 local ranchers to risk their wagons and horses in what will be billed as 'the half mile of hell'
1924 Leonard Pennario, Buffalo NY, pianist (LA Philharmonic) on July - 09.
1925 Alan Dale, Bkln NY, singer (Alan Dale Show) on this day in history.
1926 Chiang Kai-shek appointed to national-revolutionary supreme commander on this day in history.
1926 Ben Roy Mottelson, American-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate on this day in history.
1927 Atty William T Francis named minister to Liberia on July - 09.
1927 Ed Ames, Malden Mass, actor (Mingo-Daniel Boone) on this day in history.
1928 On this day in history vince Edwards, Bkln NY, actor (Ben Casey, Matt Lincoln, Firehouse)
1929 On July - 09 lee Hazelwood, Ok, country singer/songwriter (Summer Wine, Jackson)
1930 Buddy Bregman, Chicago, orch leader (Eddie Fisher Show) on this day in history.
1932 Washington Redskins (then Boston Braves) forms on this day in history.
1932 Donald Rumsfeld, politician (involved in Watergate) on July - 09.
1932 On this day in history henry Howell, English cricket fast bowler (5 Tests 1920-24), dies
1933 Frankford Yellowjackets sold, rechristened Philadelphia Eagles on this day in history.
1933 On July - 09 nodar Kalistratovich Gabuniya, composer
1934 On July - 09 sS-Reichs Fuhrer Himmler takes command of German Concentration Camps
1934 Michael Graves, American architect on July - 09.
1934 On this day in history otakar Zich, composer, dies at 55
1935 Mercedes Sosa, [La Negra], Argentina, singer on this day in history.
1936 On July - 09 david Joel Zinman, NYC, composer/conductor (Balt Symphony-1983)