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 This day in History - August 1
507 Historic Events for August 1
1926

Burton Stein, historian

Birth
1926

Karl Kohn, composer

Birth
1927

Gwyn Ward Thomas, Beritsh TV director

Birth
1927

Andr‚ Cools, Belgium, minister of Budget/vice-premier

Birth
1927

Earliest date for a film to be considered for the Academy Awards

Event
1928

Babe Ruth hits HR # 42 and is 4 weeks ahead of his 1927 pace

Event
1929

Syd Gregory, cricketer (Australian captain pre-WWI), dies

Death
1930

Geoffrey Holder, Trinidad, dancer/actor (Annie, The Wiz)

Birth
1930

Julie Bovasso, Brooklyn NY, actress (Willie and Phil, Just Me and You)

Birth
1930

Karoly Grosz, politician

Birth
1930

Lionel Bart, [Begleiter], English composer (Oliver!)

Birth
1931

Lucien E Blackwell, (Rep-D-Pennsylvania)

Birth
1931

Monty Losowsky, prof of medicine (St James University England)

Birth
1931

Ramblin' Jack Elliott, rocker

Birth
1931

Sean O Riada, composer

Birth
1931

Trevor Goddard, cricketer (S African opening batsman and opening bowler)

Birth
1932

Arnold Fothergill, cricketer (8 wickets in 2 Tests for Eng 1889), dies

Death
1933

Dom DeLuise, Bkln NY, comedian (End, Cannonball Run, Fatso)

Birth
1933

Erwin Nypels, Dutch economist/minister of Housing (D66)

Birth
1933

Richard Lloyd Jones, secretary Welsh Office

Birth
1933

Dutch colonial regime in Batavia arrest ir Sukarno

Event
1933

Death penality for anti fascists in Germany

Event
1933

NRA (National Recovery Administration) forms

Event
1933

Carl Hubbell sets record of consecutive scoreless innings (45 1/3)

Event
1934

Piotr Maszynski, composer, dies at 79

Death