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Historical Events Happened In August - 07

Tuesday, 06 October 2015

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

1783  John Heathcoat, inventor (lace-making machinery) on August - 07.  

1786  On this day in history friedrich Schwindl, composer, dies at 49  

1789  US War Department established on this day in history.  

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

1798  On this day in history johann Gottlieb Sollner, composer, dies at 65  

1799  On this day in history john Bacon, English sculptor, dies at 58  

1802  On August - 07 napoleon orders re-instatement of slavery on St Domingue (Haiti)  

1814  Pope Pius VII reinstates Jesuits on August - 07.  

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

1818  On August - 07 henry Charles Litolff, French composer/pianist  

1819  On this day in history battle of Boyac ; Bolvar defeats Spanish in Colombia  

1819  Battle of Boyacá; Bolívar defeats Spanish in Colombia on this day in history.  

1820  First potatoes planted in Hawaii on August - 07.  

1820  1st potatoes planted in Hawaii on this day in history.  

1823  On August - 07 faustina Hasse Hodges, composer  

1826  Carl AE Ahlqvist, [A Oksanen], Finnish poet (Suomalainen Runousoppi) on this day in history.  

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 August - 07.  

1836  Evander McIvor Law, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1920 on August - 07.  

1846  On this day in history johann Christian Heinrich Rinck, composer, dies at 76  

1858  On this day in history ottawa chosen as the capital of Canada by British Queen Victoria  

1867  On this day in history battle of Moorefield, WV  

1867  Emil Nolde, [Hansen], German painter/graphic artist on this day in history.  

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

1868  Granville Bantock, English composer/conductor (Hebridean Symphony) on this day in history.  

1870  On this day in history 19 kittens, born to Tarawood Antigone (4 still born)  

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

1876  The birth of Mata Hari, Dutch born dancer and spy on August - 07.  

1876  Mata Hari, [Margaretha G Zelle], dancer/courtesan/spy (WW I) on August - 07.  

1879  On August - 07 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  On August - 07 birth of princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan (d. 1316)  

1533  On this day in history birth of alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, Basque soldier and poet (d. 1595)  

1560  Elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian countess and serial killer (d. 1614) was born on this day in history.  

1574  Robert Dudley, styled Earl of Warwick, English writer (d. 1649) was born on August - 07.  

1598  On this day in history birth of georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules)  

1726  On August - 07 birth of james Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (d. 1790)  

1742  Nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General was born on August - 07.  

1746  On this day in history birth of daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian  

Famous Deaths In August - 07

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0461  Death of Majorian, Roman Emperor (assassinated) (b. 420) on August - 07.  

0479  On this day in history death of emperor Yūryaku of Japan  

1033  Death of Frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine on this day in history.  

1106  Henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1485  On this day in history death of alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince  

1547  Cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies on August - 07.  

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

1613  On August - 07 death of thomas Fleming, English judge (b. 1544)  


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