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Historical Events Happened In August - 07

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

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

1783  John Heathcoat, inventor (lace-making machinery) on August - 07.  

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

1789  US War Department established on this day in history.  

1789  On August - 07 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 this day in history napoleon orders re-instatement of slavery on St Domingue (Haiti)  

1814  Pope Pius VII reinstates Jesuits on August - 07.  

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

1818  On this day in history henry Charles Litolff, French composer/pianist  

1819  On August - 07 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 August - 07.  

1820  1st potatoes planted in Hawaii on this day in history.  

1823  Faustina Hasse Hodges, composer on August - 07.  

1826  On August - 07 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 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  Johann Christian Heinrich Rinck, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1858  Ottawa chosen as the capital of Canada by British Queen Victoria on this day in history.  

1867  On this day in history battle of Moorefield, WV  

1867  Emil Nolde, [Hansen], German painter/graphic artist on August - 07.  

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  19 kittens, born to Tarawood Antigone (4 still born) on this day in history.  

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  Mata Hari, [Margaretha G Zelle], dancer/courtesan/spy (WW I) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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  Princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan (d. 1316) was born on this day in history.  

1533  On this day in history 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 August - 07.  

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

1598  On August - 07 birth of georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules)  

1726  On August - 07 birth of james Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (d. 1790)  

1742  Nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General was born on this day in history.  

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  On August - 07 death of majorian, Roman Emperor (assassinated) (b. 420)  

0479  Death of Emperor Yūryaku of Japan on this day in history.  

1033  On this day in history death of frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine  

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

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  Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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