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Historical Events Happened In August - 07

Friday, 27 May 2016

1782  George Washington creates Order of Purple Heart on this day in history.  

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

1786  Friedrich Schwindl, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

1789  US War Department established on this day in history.  

1789  Congress creates Dept of War & Lighthouse Service on August - 07.  

1798  Johann Gottlieb Sollner, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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

1802  Napoleon orders re-instatement of slavery on St Domingue (Haiti) on August - 07.  

1814  On August - 07 pope Pius VII reinstates Jesuits  

1816  Dionysius G van der Keessel, Dut lawyer (Theses selectae), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history battle of Boyacá; Bolívar defeats Spanish in Colombia  

1820  First potatoes planted in Hawaii on August - 07.  

1820  On this day in history 1st potatoes planted in Hawaii  

1823  Faustina Hasse Hodges, composer on August - 07.  

1826  On August - 07 carl AE Ahlqvist, [A Oksanen], Finnish poet (Suomalainen Runousoppi)  

1829  On this day in history thomas Ewing Jr, Major General, Bvt (Union volunteers), died in 1896  

1833  Powell Clayton, Brig General (Union volunteers)/(Gov-R-Ark) on this day in history.  

1836  Evander McIvor Law, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1920 on this day in history.  

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

1858  On August - 07 ottawa chosen as the capital of Canada by British Queen Victoria  

1867  Battle of Moorefield, WV on August - 07.  

1867  On this day in history emil Nolde, [Hansen], German painter/graphic artist  

1867  Ira F Aldridge, US actor (Othello/Shylock), dies in Lodes Poland at 63 on this day in history.  

1868  On August - 07 granville Bantock, English composer/conductor (Hebridean Symphony)  

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

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

1876  On August - 07 the birth of Mata Hari, Dutch born dancer and spy  

1876  Mata Hari, [Margaretha G Zelle], dancer/courtesan/spy (WW I) on this day in history.  

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

1879  On August - 07 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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1742  On this day in history birth of nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General  

1746  Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In August - 07

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0461  On August - 07 death of majorian, Roman Emperor (assassinated) (b. 420)  

0479  Death of Emperor Yūryaku 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 this day in history.  

1485  On August - 07 death of alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince  

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

1609  Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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

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