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Historical Events Happened In August - 07

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

1782  George Washington creates Order of Purple Heart on August - 07.  

1783  John Heathcoat, inventor (lace-making machinery) on this day in history.  

1786  Friedrich Schwindl, composer, dies at 49 on August - 07.  

1789  US War Department established on this day in history.  

1789  On August - 07 congress creates Dept of War & Lighthouse Service  

1798  On August - 07 johann Gottlieb Sollner, composer, dies at 65  

1799  John Bacon, English sculptor, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

1802  On this day in history napoleon orders re-instatement of slavery on St Domingue (Haiti)  

1814  On this day in history pope Pius VII reinstates Jesuits  

1816  Dionysius G van der Keessel, Dut lawyer (Theses selectae), dies at 77 on August - 07.  

1818  Henry Charles Litolff, French composer/pianist on this day in history.  

1819  On August - 07 battle of Boyac ; Bol­var defeats Spanish in Colombia  

1819  Battle of Boyacá; BolĂ­var defeats Spanish in Colombia on August - 07.  

1820  First potatoes planted in Hawaii on this day in history.  

1820  1st potatoes planted in Hawaii on August - 07.  

1823  On August - 07 faustina Hasse Hodges, composer  

1826  Carl AE Ahlqvist, [A Oksanen], Finnish poet (Suomalainen Runousoppi) on August - 07.  

1829  Thomas Ewing Jr, Major General, Bvt (Union volunteers), died in 1896 on August - 07.  

1833  Powell Clayton, Brig General (Union volunteers)/(Gov-R-Ark) on August - 07.  

1836  On August - 07 evander McIvor Law, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1920  

1846  Johann Christian Heinrich Rinck, composer, dies at 76 on August - 07.  

1858  Ottawa chosen as the capital of Canada by British Queen Victoria on this day in history.  

1867  On August - 07 battle of Moorefield, WV  

1867  Emil Nolde, [Hansen], German painter/graphic artist on August - 07.  

1867  On August - 07 ira F Aldridge, US actor (Othello/Shylock), dies in Lodes Poland at 63  

1868  On this day in history granville Bantock, English composer/conductor (Hebridean Symphony)  

1870  On August - 07 19 kittens, born to Tarawood Antigone (4 still born)  

1872  Andries C D de Graeff, governor-general of Neth Indies (1926-31) on this day in history.  

1876  On this day in history the birth of Mata Hari, Dutch born dancer and spy  

1876  On August - 07 mata Hari, [Margaretha G Zelle], dancer/courtesan/spy (WW I)  

1879  On this day in history the opening of the Poor Man's Palace in Manchester.  

1879  On this day in history j J Kotze, South African cricket fast bowler (1902-07)  

1880  Ernst Laqueur, chemist/pharmacology/psychology (sexual hormones) on August - 07.  

1882  Hatfields of south WV & McCoys of east Ky feud, 100 wounded. Many dead on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 07

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1282  Princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan (d. 1316) was born on this day in history.  

1533  On August - 07 birth of alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, Basque soldier and poet (d. 1595)  

1560  On August - 07 birth of elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian countess and serial killer (d. 1614)  

1574  On this day in history birth of robert Dudley, styled Earl of Warwick, English writer (d. 1649)  

1598  Georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules) was born on August - 07.  

1726  James Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (d. 1790) was born on this day in history.  

1742  Nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General was born on this day in history.  

1746  Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian was born on August - 07.  

Famous Deaths In August - 07

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0461  Death of Majorian, Roman Emperor (assassinated) (b. 420) on this day in history.  

0479  Death of Emperor YĹ«ryaku of Japan on August - 07.  

1033  Death of Frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine on August - 07.  

1106  Henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54 on August - 07.  

1485  Death of Alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince on this day in history.  

1547  Cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies on this day in history.  

1609  Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 on August - 07.  

1613  On this day in history death of thomas Fleming, English judge (b. 1544)