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Historical Events Happened In August - 07

Monday, 20 October 2014

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 August - 07 uS War Department established  

1789  Congress creates Dept of War & Lighthouse Service on this day in history.  

1798  Johann Gottlieb Sollner, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1799  John Bacon, English sculptor, dies at 58 on August - 07.  

1802  On August - 07 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 August - 07.  

1818  Henry Charles Litolff, French composer/pianist on this day in history.  

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

1819  On August - 07 battle of Boyacá; Bolívar defeats Spanish in Colombia  

1820  First potatoes planted in Hawaii on August - 07.  

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

1823  On August - 07 faustina Hasse Hodges, composer  

1826  Carl AE Ahlqvist, [A Oksanen], Finnish poet (Suomalainen Runousoppi) on August - 07.  

1829  Thomas Ewing Jr, Major General, Bvt (Union volunteers), died in 1896 on August - 07.  

1833  On this day in history powell Clayton, Brig General (Union volunteers)/(Gov-R-Ark)  

1836  Evander McIvor Law, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1920 on August - 07.  

1846  On this day in history johann Christian Heinrich Rinck, composer, dies at 76  

1858  On August - 07 ottawa chosen as the capital of Canada by British Queen Victoria  

1867  On August - 07 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  On August - 07 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  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  On August - 07 the opening of the Poor Man's Palace in Manchester.  

1879  On August - 07 j J Kotze, South African cricket fast bowler (1902-07)  

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 August - 07.  

1574  Robert Dudley, styled Earl of Warwick, English writer (d. 1649) was born on August - 07.  

1598  On this day in history birth of georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules)  

1726  James Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (d. 1790) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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 August - 07.  

1547  On this day in history cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies  

1609  Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 on August - 07.  

1613  On this day in history death of thomas Fleming, English judge (b. 1544)