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Historical Events Happened In August - 07

Thursday, 25 August 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  On this day in history friedrich Schwindl, composer, dies at 49  

1789  US War Department established on August - 07.  

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  John Bacon, English sculptor, dies at 58 on August - 07.  

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

1814  On this day in history pope Pius VII reinstates Jesuits  

1816  On August - 07 dionysius G van der Keessel, Dut lawyer (Theses selectae), dies at 77  

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1818  Henry Charles Litolff, French composer/pianist on August - 07.  

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 this day in history.  

1820  On August - 07 1st potatoes planted in Hawaii  

1823  Faustina Hasse Hodges, composer on August - 07.  

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

1846  On August - 07 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 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 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  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 August - 07.  

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 this day in history.  

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 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 this day in history.  

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 August - 07.  

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

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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 Yūryaku of Japan on August - 07.  

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 August - 07.  

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

1609  On August - 07 eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60  

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

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