August 1st History on Wikipedea.
Special Happy Birthday goes out to:
Claudius 10BC (Wikipedia) & Jerry Garcia (Wikipedea)
Battles on August 1st in history
30BC: 30 BC – Octavian (later known as Augustus) enters Alexandria, Egypt, bringing it under the control of the Roman Republic.
69AD: 69 – Batavian rebellion: (Wikipedea)The Batavians in Germania Inferior (Netherlands) revolt under the leadership of Gaius Julius Civilis.
1664: 1664 – Ottoman forces are defeated in the battle of Saint Gotthard by an Austrian army led by Raimondo Montecuccoli, resulting in the Peace of Vasvár.
1759: Battle of Minden https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Minden
1798: Battle of the Nile https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Nile
1801: 1801 – First Barbary War: The American schooner USS Enterprise captures the Tripolitan polacca Tripoli in a single-ship action off the coast of modern-day Libya.
1894: 1894 – The First Sino-Japanese War erupts between Japan and China over Korea.
1914: 1914 – The German Empire declares war on the Russian Empire at the opening of World War I. The Swiss Army mobilizes because of World War I.
1927: 1927 – The Nanchang Uprising marks the first significant battle in the Chinese Civil War between the Kuomintang and Chinese Communist Party. This day is commemorated as the anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army.
1940: Battle of Britain (continues) Wikipedea https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Britain Info http://www.battleofbritain1940.net/0023.html
1946: Battle of Athens https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Athens_%281946%29
Timeline of WWII https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_World_War_II
8/1/1940: 1: Hitler sets 15 September as the date for Operation Sea Lion, the invasion of Britain.
: Soviet Foreign Minister Molotov reaffirms Molotov-Ribbentrop pact in
the Soviet Supreme while verbally attacking both Britain and the USA. He
also asserts that the boundaries of Soviet Union are moved to the
shores of the Baltic Sea.
: The Italian Royal Navy establishes its BETASOM submarine base in Bordeaux and joins the "Battle of the Atlantic."
8/1-4/1940: 1-4: Operation Hurry, the first of the Malta Convoys, is accomplished.
8/1-10/1940: Battle of Britain (continues)
8/1/1941: 1: The US announces an oil embargo against "aggressors."
: Japanese occupy Saigon, Vietnam.
: The Germans declare Galicia as the fifth district of the Generalgouvernement.
8/1/1942: 1: The Germans continue their successful advance toward Stalingrad.
8/1/1943: 1: Operation Tidal Wave: Oil refineries at Ploiești, Romania, are bombed by U.S. IX Bomber Command.
: Japan declares independence for the State of Burma under Ba Maw.
8/1/1944: 1: The Second Warsaw Uprising, this time by the Polish Home Army, begins: the Polish people rise up, expecting aid from the approaching Soviet Union armies, but it never comes.
: The Red Army isolates the Baltic States from East Prussia by taking Kaunas.
: The Americans complete the capture of the island of Tinian.
8/1/1945: 1: Ukrainian insurgents attack the police station in Baligrod, Poland. Polish soldiers defend the station, driving off the attackers, who torch several houses as they retreat