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Historical Events Happened In August - 07

Wednesday, 02 September 2015

1782  On August - 07 george Washington creates Order of Purple Heart  

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

1786  On August - 07 friedrich Schwindl, composer, dies at 49  

1789  US War Department established on this day in history.  

1789  Congress creates Dept of War & Lighthouse Service on August - 07.  

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

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

1802  On this day in history napoleon orders re-instatement of slavery on St Domingue (Haiti)  

1814  Pope Pius VII reinstates Jesuits on this day in history.  

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 August - 07.  

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

1820  On August - 07 first potatoes planted in Hawaii  

1820  On August - 07 1st potatoes planted in Hawaii  

1823  On this day in history faustina Hasse Hodges, composer  

1826  On this day in history carl AE Ahlqvist, [A Oksanen], Finnish poet (Suomalainen Runousoppi)  

1829  On August - 07 thomas Ewing Jr, Major General, Bvt (Union volunteers), died in 1896  

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

1836  Evander McIvor Law, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1920 on this day in history.  

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 August - 07.  

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

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

1870  On this day in history 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  On August - 07 the opening of the Poor Man's Palace in Manchester.  

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  Alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, Basque soldier and poet (d. 1595) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history death of emperor Yūryaku of Japan  

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

1106  Henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54 on August - 07.  

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

1613  Death of Thomas Fleming, English judge (b. 1544) on August - 07.  

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