Historical Events In September - 08
Thursday, 28 September 2023
1910 On this day in history gella Allaert, Flemish actress (La Round)
1912 Alexander Mackendrick, Boston, director (Man in the White Suit, Mandy) on September - 08.
1914 On this day in history sS Oceanic,a White Star Liner, built in 1899. She was the first ship to exceed the length of the Great Eastern, at 704 ft overall. After being requistioned on the outbreak of the First World War as an armed merchant cruiser, she was attached to the 10th cruiser squadron of the Royal Navy. On the 8th September, in thick fog, she ran aground on rocks on Foula Island, Shetlands where she became a total loss and was eventually broken up. She had a crew of 400 on board at the time of her accident, all of whom were resued by the Trawler Glenogil.
1914 On September - 08 the birth of Robert Wise, American film director
1914 British trader Oceanic sinks off Scotland on this day in history.
1914 Dimitrios I, patriarch (primus interparis orthodox Christians) on September - 08.
1914 William E Darwin, British son of Charles Darwin, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1915 On September - 08 assn of Negro Life & History founded
1915 On this day in history frank Cady, actor (Mr Drucker-Green Acres)
1917 Charles Edouard Lefebvre, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1918 On this day in history derek Barton, British chemist (Nobel 1969)
1919 Babe Ruth hits his 26th HR off Jack Quinn in NY, breaking Buck Freeman's 1899 HR mark of 25 on this day in history.
1919 David Johan Kvandal, composer on September - 08.
1920 Air mail service between New York and San Francisco begins on September - 08.
1920 On September - 08 uS Air Mail service begins (NYC to SF)
1921 On September - 08 1st Miss America crowned (Margaret Gorman of Washington DC)
1921 Hans Ulrich Engelmann, German composer (Ophelia) on this day in history.
1922 Lyndon LaRouche, American presidental candidate (1980) on September - 08.
1923 On this day in history honda Point Disaster: nine US Navy destroyers run aground off the California coast. Seven are lost.
1923 Alan Weeks, sports commentator on September - 08.
1924 Alexandra Kollontai of Russia becomes 1st woman ambassador on this day in history.
1924 Wendell H Ford, (Sen-D-Kentucky, 1974- ) on this day in history.
1925 On September - 08 alexander Nikolayevich Kholminov, composer
1926 Germany is admitted into the League of Nations on September - 08.
1926 League of Nations Assembly voted unanimously to admit Germany on this day in history.
1930 NYC public schools begin teaching Hebrew on this day in history.
1930 The first appearance of the comic strip "Blondie" on this day in history.
1930 On this day in history 1st appearance of comic strip "Blondie"
1933 Spain's 2nd govt of AzaÃ±a forms on this day in history.
1933 Faisal I ibn Hussein ibn Ali, 1st king of Iraq/Syria, dies at 50 on September - 08.
1934 On September - 08 134 die in a fire aboard the liner Morro Castle off NJ
1934 54th US Mens Tennis: Fred Perry beats Wilmer L Allison (64 63 16 86) on this day in history.
1935 Willy de Supervise swims runs world record 200 m freestyle (2:25.2) on this day in history.
1935 On September - 08 carl Austin Weiss, murderer of Sen Huey Long, shot down