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 This day in History - August 5
374 Historic Events for August 5
1910

Wojciech Gawronski, composer, dies at 42

Death
1910

Nan Gindele, US javelin thrower (World Record 1932-38)

Birth
1910

Jacquetta Hawker, English archaeologist/author (A Country)

Birth
1910

[Johan] Erik Lindegren, Swedish poet/librettist (Aniara)

Birth
1911

Robert Taylor, Filley Neb, actor (Death Valley Days)

Birth
1912

Abb‚ Pierre, [Henri Pierre GrouŠs], French priest who helps poor

Birth
1913

Nelly Aenders, [Petronella Meyer], Dutch actress (Spanish Fly)

Birth
1914

US beats Australia, 3-2, to win Davis Cup

Event
1914

Dutch Cort Van de Linden govt issues silver bonds as money

Event
1914

Cuba, Uruguay, Mexico and Argentina proclaim neutrality in WW I

Event
1914

US, Nicaragua sign treaty granting canal rights to US

Event
1914

Westerschelde leaves due to German invasion in Belgium

Event
1914

Montenegro declares war against Austria-Hungary in World War I

Event
1914

1st traffic light installed (Euclid Ave and E 105th St, Cleveland)

Event
1914

David Brian, NYC, actor (Accussed of Murder, Dawn at Sorocco)

Birth
1914

Massive German assault on forts around Luik

Event
1914

Anita Colby, Wash DC, model/actress (Pepsi Cola Playhouse)

Birth
1914

Stjepan Sulek, Croatian violinist/composer (Coriolan)

Birth
1915

Warsaw, evacuated by the Russians, is occupied by Germans

Event
1915

German troops over run Warsaw

Event
1916

George Sainton Kaye Butterworth, composer, dies at 31

Death
1916

Nikolay Ivanovich Kazanli, composer, dies at 46

Death
1917

British troops attack canal of Ypres in Boesinghe Belgium

Event
1920

G V [Sonny] Montgomery, (Rep-D-Mississippi, 1967- )

Birth
1920

Selma Diamond, London Ontario, comedienne (Selma-Night Court)

Birth