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 This day in History - August 1
507 Historic Events for August 1
1876

Colorado becomes 38th state

Event
1877

Charlotte Hughes, 1990 (oldest person in Great Britain)

Birth
1877

Jan van den Tempel, Dutch MP (SDAP)

Birth
1881

Emilie Rose Macaulay, English writer

Birth
1881

US Quarantine Station authorized for Angel Island, SF Bay

Event
1881

Rose Macaulay, writer

Birth
1882

Henry Clarence Kendall, Australian poet, dies of tuberculosis at 43

Death
1882

Vaclav Klicka, composer

Birth
1883

Amsterdam's Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky gets electric lights

Event
1883

A papyrus offered to Brit Museum for œ10,000 (forgery)

Event
1883

Inland postal service begins in Great Britain

Event
1883

Karl Wilhelm Dindorf, classic scholar, dies

Death
1884

Heinrich Laube, writer, dies

Death
1886

Isaac Keesing, Dutch publisher/founder (System Keesing)

Birth
1886

Great Britain annexes Kermadec-Island near New Zealand

Event
1888

Vito Frazzi, composer

Birth
1889

John F Mahoney, developed pencillin treatment of syphillis

Birth
1890

George II, king of Greece

Birth
1890

Cecil Rhodes' colonies reach Lundi

Event
1892

Constantly Burniaux, Belg, art historian (Temps Inquiets)

Birth
1893

Henry Perky and William Ford patent shredded wheat

Event
1895

Benjamin E Mays, SC, black educator (Morehouse, Howard University)

Birth
1896

George Samuelson completes rowing Atlantic (NY to England)

Event
1898

Morris Stoloff, Phila, violinist (Picnic, Pal Joey)

Birth
1899

William Steinberg, Cologne, conductor (Boston Symph-1969-71)

Birth