Historical Events In September - 08
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
1871 On September - 08 etienne-Joseph Soubre, composer, dies at 57
1873 On September - 08 david O McKay, Huntsville, Utah, 9th pres of Mormon church
1879 Nikolay Ivanovich Zaremba, composer, dies at 58 on September - 08.
1880 Roelof Kranenburg, Dutch social democratic chairman (1st Chamber) on September - 08.
1881 W Frederik K, prince of Netherlands/general/admiral, dies at 84 on September - 08.
1882 On this day in history joseph Liouville, French mathematician (surface of Liouville), dies
1883 On September - 08 northern Pacific RR's last spike driven at Independence Creek, Mont
1883 NY Giants score 13 runs in an inning against Phillies on September - 08.
1886 On September - 08 johannesburg, South Africa, founded
1886 On September - 08 siegfried L Sassoon, English poet/writer (Counterattack)
1888 On this day in history in England the first six Football League matches ever are played.
1888 Louis Zimmer, Flemish clock maker (Jubelklok/Wonder Clock) on this day in history.
1889 On this day in history robert A Taft, (Sen-R-Ohio, Taft-Hartley Act)
1892 The first appearance of "The Pledge of Allegiance" (Youth's Companion) on this day in history.
1892 On this day in history 1st appearance of "Pledge of Allegiance" (Youth's Companion)
1894 On September - 08 willem FJ Pijper, Dutch composer/critic
1895 On this day in history adam Opel, German manufacturer (motorcars), dies at 58
1897 Jimmie Rodgers, Mendoza Miss, country singer/singing brakeman on September - 08.
1898 Queenie Smith, NYC, actress/dancer (Funny Side) on this day in history.
1899 British govt sends an additional 10,000 troops to Natal South Africa on September - 08.
1899 Vaclav Hugo Zavrtal, composer, dies at 78 on September - 08.
1900 On September - 08 6,000 killed when a hurricane &tidal wave destroys Galveston, Texas, most deadly in US history
1900 A huricane strikes Galveston, TX, killing 6,000 people on September - 08.
1900 6,000 killed when a hurricane & tidal wave strikes Galveston, Texas on September - 08.
1900 On September - 08 claude D Pepper, (Rep-D-FL, 1963- ), old people's advocate
1901 On this day in history hendrik F Verwoerd, premier South Africa (1958-66) (assassinated)
1902 Anthonie Donker, [Prof N Donkersloot], Dutch literary on September - 08.
1904 On September - 08 carlos Sanchez Malaga, composer
1905 On this day in history pitts Pirates strand NL record 18 men on base & lose to Reds 8-3
1905 On this day in history henry Wilcoxon, actor (Cleopatra, Jericho, 10 Commandments)
1906 On September - 08 andrei P Kirilenko, Russian member of Central Committee of CP
1907 On this day in history pius X publishes encyclical Pasceni dominici gregis (anti-modernism)
1907 On September - 08 buck O'Neil, Old Negro League Baseball player
1908 Geoffrey Hodges, bomb disposal expert on September - 08.