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 This day in History - August 1
507 Historic Events for August 1
1912

Henry Jones, Phila Pa, actor (Phyllis, Falcon Crest, Gun Shy)

Birth
1913

Jerome Moross, Brooklyn NY, composer (Frankie and Johnny)

Birth
1913

Nigel Henderson, admiral

Birth
1914

France and Germany mobilize

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1914

Trois Vierges: German 69th infantry regiment enter Luxembourg Germany declares war on Russia in WW I

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1914

Emperor Wilhelm II declares war on his nephew tsar Nicolas II (WW I)

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1914

Jack Delano, composer

Birth
1914

British fleet reaches Scapa Flow

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1915

Ronald MacDonald, British major-general

Birth
1916

Claude Newberry, S Afr cricket All-rounder (v England 1913-14), dies

Death
1916

Viscount Hanworth, barrister

Birth
1916

Hawaii National Park forms

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1917

Frank Little, IWW organizer, lynched in Butte, MT

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1917

Benjamin Roberts, British industrial relations expert

Birth
1918

British troops enter Vladivostok

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1918

Pitts Pirates beat Boston Braves, 2-0, in 21 innings

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1918

Wyndraeth Morris-Jones, British political scientist

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1919

Queen Wilhelmina opens 1st Air Fair in Amsterdam

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1919

Treffers soccer team forms in Groesbeek

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1919

Stanley Middleton, novelist

Birth
1920

Bal Gangadhar Tilak, British-Indian hindu leader, dies

Death
1920

Jeffrey Segal, actor (Traitors)/playwright

Birth
1920

Maria Cole, Boston MA

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1920

Sammy Lee, Fresno Calif, platform diver (Oly-2 gold/bronze-1948, 52)

Birth
1920

Viscount Hanworth, barrister

Birth