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 This day in History - August 1
507 Historic Events for August 1
1920

Papendrecht soccer team forms

Event
1920

Peace of Riga-Independence of Latvia

Event
1921

Jack Kramer, Las Vegas, tennis star (Wimbeldon 1947, US Open-1946)

Birth
1921

Benjamin Roberts, British industrial relations expert

Birth
1921

Vic Marshall, chemist

Birth
1922

Wyndraeth Morris-Jones, British political scientist

Birth
1922

Vaclav Juda Novotny, composer, dies at 72

Death
1922

Hendrikus Colijn becomes political editor-in-chief of The Standard

Event
1922

Arthur Hill, Saskatchewan Canada, actor (Owen Marshall, Glitter)

Birth
1922

Frank Hauser, British theatrical director

Birth
1923

Yoshinao Nakada, composer

Birth
1923

Paul Lambert, El Paso Tx, actor (Tom-Executive Suite)

Birth
1923

Stanley Middleton, novelist

Birth
1923

Gwyn Ward Thomas, British TV director

Birth
1924

Jeffrey Segal, actor/playwright (Vanity Fair, Rest in Pieces)

Birth
1924

Frank Worrell, cricketer (one of the three W's, inspiring WI captain)

Birth
1924

Yvonne DeCarlo, actress (10 Commandments, Lily-Munsters)

Birth
1925

John Pieter Veth, painter/lithographer/etcher/writer, dies at 61

Death
1925

Jack Kramer, actor (Kings of the Court)

Birth
1925

Ernst Jandl, writer

Birth
1925

Shortwave-radio link between Kootwijk and Netherland East-Indies

Event
1926

Israel Zangwill, British zionists writer (Ghetto tragedies), dies

Death
1926

Battles between Druzen and French in Damascus

Event
1926

Frank Hauser, British theatrical director

Birth
1926

Failed assassination on Gen Primo de Rivera in Barcelona

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