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Historical Events For August - 07

Monday, 16 January 2017

1782  George Washington creates Order of Purple Heart on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1783  John Heathcoat, inventor (lace-making machinery) on August - 07.  Click To Search About This In Google

1786  On this day in history friedrich Schwindl, composer, dies at 49  Click To Search About This In Google

1789  On August - 07 uS War Department established  Click To Search About This In Google

1789  Congress creates Dept of War & Lighthouse Service on August - 07.  Click To Search About This In Google

1798  On this day in history johann Gottlieb Sollner, composer, dies at 65  Click To Search About This In Google

1799  On August - 07 john Bacon, English sculptor, dies at 58  Click To Search About This In Google

1802  Napoleon orders re-instatement of slavery on St Domingue (Haiti) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1814  On this day in history pope Pius VII reinstates Jesuits  Click To Search About This In Google

1816  On August - 07 dionysius G van der Keessel, Dut lawyer (Theses selectae), dies at 77  Click To Search About This In Google

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1818  On this day in history henry Charles Litolff, French composer/pianist  Click To Search About This In Google

1819  Battle of Boyac ; Bolvar defeats Spanish in Colombia on August - 07.  Click To Search About This In Google

1819  Battle of Boyacá; Bolívar defeats Spanish in Colombia on August - 07.  Click To Search About This In Google

1820  On this day in history first potatoes planted in Hawaii  Click To Search About This In Google

1820  1st potatoes planted in Hawaii on August - 07.  Click To Search About This In Google

1823  Faustina Hasse Hodges, composer on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1826  Carl AE Ahlqvist, [A Oksanen], Finnish poet (Suomalainen Runousoppi) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1829  Thomas Ewing Jr, Major General, Bvt (Union volunteers), died in 1896 on August - 07.  Click To Search About This In Google

1833  On this day in history powell Clayton, Brig General (Union volunteers)/(Gov-R-Ark)  Click To Search About This In Google

1836  Evander McIvor Law, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1920 on August - 07.  Click To Search About This In Google

1846  Johann Christian Heinrich Rinck, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1858  Ottawa chosen as the capital of Canada by British Queen Victoria on August - 07.  Click To Search About This In Google

1867  Battle of Moorefield, WV on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1867  On this day in history emil Nolde, [Hansen], German painter/graphic artist  Click To Search About This In Google

1867  On August - 07 ira F Aldridge, US actor (Othello/Shylock), dies in Lodes Poland at 63  Click To Search About This In Google

1868  Granville Bantock, English composer/conductor (Hebridean Symphony) on August - 07.  Click To Search About This In Google

1870  19 kittens, born to Tarawood Antigone (4 still born) on August - 07.  Click To Search About This In Google

1872  Andries C D de Graeff, governor-general of Neth Indies (1926-31) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1876  On August - 07 the birth of Mata Hari, Dutch born dancer and spy  Click To Search About This In Google

1876  On this day in history mata Hari, [Margaretha G Zelle], dancer/courtesan/spy (WW I)  Click To Search About This In Google

1879  The opening of the Poor Man's Palace in Manchester on August - 07.  Click To Search About This In Google

1879  J J Kotze, South African cricket fast bowler (1902-07) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1880  On August - 07 ernst Laqueur, chemist/pharmacology/psychology (sexual hormones)  Click To Search About This In Google

1882  On this day in history hatfields of south WV & McCoys of east Ky feud, 100 wounded. Many dead.  Click To Search About This In Google

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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.  Click To Search About This In Google

1533  On August - 07 birth of alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, Basque soldier and poet (d. 1595)  Click To Search About This In Google

1560  On this day in history birth of elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian countess and serial killer (d. 1614)  Click To Search About This In Google

1574  Robert Dudley, styled Earl of Warwick, English writer (d. 1649) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1598  Georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules) was born on August - 07.  Click To Search About This In Google

1726  On August - 07 birth of james Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (d. 1790)  Click To Search About This In Google

1742  On this day in history birth of nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General  Click To Search About This In Google

1746  On August - 07 birth of daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian  Click To Search About This In Google

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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)  Click To Search About This In Google

0479  Death of Emperor Yūryaku of Japan on August - 07.  Click To Search About This In Google

1033  On August - 07 death of frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine  Click To Search About This In Google

1106  On this day in history henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54  Click To Search About This In Google

1485  On August - 07 death of alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince  Click To Search About This In Google

1547  On this day in history cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1609  Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1613  Death of Thomas Fleming, English judge (b. 1544) on August - 07.  Click To Search About This In Google

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