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Historical Events Happened In August - 07

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

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

1783  On this day in history john Heathcoat, inventor (lace-making machinery)  

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

1789  On this day in history uS War Department established  

1789  On this day in history congress creates Dept of War & Lighthouse Service  

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

1799  On August - 07 john Bacon, English sculptor, dies at 58  

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

1814  On this day in history pope Pius VII reinstates Jesuits  

1816  On this day in history dionysius G van der Keessel, Dut lawyer (Theses selectae), dies at 77  


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

1819  Battle of Boyac ; Bolvar defeats Spanish in Colombia on August - 07.  

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

1820  On August - 07 first potatoes planted in Hawaii  

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

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

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

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

1833  On August - 07 powell Clayton, Brig General (Union volunteers)/(Gov-R-Ark)  

1836  On August - 07 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 this day in history.  

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

1868  Granville Bantock, English composer/conductor (Hebridean Symphony) on August - 07.  

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

1872  On August - 07 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  On this day in history 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  J J Kotze, South African cricket fast bowler (1902-07) on August - 07.  

1880  Ernst Laqueur, chemist/pharmacology/psychology (sexual hormones) on this day in history.  

1882  On August - 07 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 this day in history 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  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 this day in history.  

1598  Georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules) was born on this day in history.  

1726  On this day in history 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  Death of Emperor Yūryaku of Japan on August - 07.  

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

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

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

1547  On August - 07 cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies  

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

1613  Death of Thomas Fleming, English judge (b. 1544) on this day in history.  


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