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Historical Events Happened In August - 07

Friday, 31 October 2014

1782  On this day in history george Washington creates Order of Purple Heart  

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

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

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

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 August - 07.  

1819  Battle of Boyac ; Bolvar defeats Spanish in Colombia on this day in history.  

1819  On this day in history battle of Boyacá; Bolívar defeats Spanish in Colombia  

1820  First potatoes planted in Hawaii on August - 07.  

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

1823  Faustina Hasse Hodges, composer on this day in history.  

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

1829  Thomas Ewing Jr, Major General, Bvt (Union volunteers), died in 1896 on this day in history.  

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

1836  On this day in history evander McIvor Law, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1920  

1846  Johann Christian Heinrich Rinck, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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 August - 07.  

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

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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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 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  Robert Dudley, styled Earl of Warwick, English writer (d. 1649) was born on this day in history.  

1598  On August - 07 birth of georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules)  

1726  James Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (d. 1790) was born on August - 07.  

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

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

0479  Death of Emperor Yūryaku of Japan on this day in history.  

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

1106  On August - 07 henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54  

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

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

1609  On this day in history eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60  

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