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 This day in History - August 5
374 Historic Events for August 5
1921

1st radio baseball broadcast Pirates-8, Phillies-0 (KDKA, Pitts)

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1921

Nazar Mohammad, cricketer (Mudassar's pop, Pakistan's 1st centurion)

Birth
1921

Treaty of Berlin: US and Germany sign separate peace treaty

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1923

Richard Kleindienst, attorney general (1972)

Birth
1923

1st American to swim English Channel (Henry Sullivan)

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1924

Comic strip "Little Orphan Annie," by Harold Gray, debuts

Event
1925

Cor Witschge, Dutch actor (Pipo the Clown)

Birth
1926

French and German trade agreement signed

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1926

Houdini stays in a coffin under water for 1« hrs

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1926

Betsy Jolas, composer

Birth
1926

1st talkie movie "Don Juan" at Warner Theatre, NY

Event
1927

Phillies Cy Williams hits for cycle in just 4 at bats

Event
1927

Tom Groube, cricketer (Test for Australia 1880), dies

Death
1927

Gunnar Bucht, composer

Birth
1930

Neil Armstrong, Ohio, X-15 pilot, 1st Moonwalker (Gemini 8, Apollo 11)

Birth
1931

Ullrich Haupt, actor (Morocco, Du Barry-Woman of Passion), dies at 43

Death
1931

Det Tiger Tommy Bridges perfect game is broken up with 2 outs in 9th

Event
1932

Isra‰l Querido, writer (Jordan), dies

Death
1932

Tera de Marez Oyens, composer

Birth
1932

Sister Vince Otto, mental health activist

Birth
1933

Joan Weldon, SF, actress (So This is Love, Them)

Birth
1934

Neville Quinn, cricketer (12 Tests for S Africa), dies at 26

Death
1934

Vern Gosdin, Woodland Al, country singer (Set 'em Up Joe)

Birth
1935

Zakes Mokae, Johannesburg South Africa, actor (Comedians)

Birth
1935

John Saxon, Bkln, actor (Bees, Nightmare on Elm St, Electric Horseman)

Birth