Historical Events For August - 07
Friday, 24 November 2017
1882 Hatfields of south WV & McCoys of east Ky feud, 100 wounded or die on August - 07.
1883 J Ringelnatz, writer on this day in history.
1884 Germany annexes Angra Pequena (Southwest-Africa) on August - 07.
1885 On August - 07 5 German warships anchor at Zanzibar
1885 On August - 07 billie Burke, Washington DC, actress (Glinda-Wizard of Oz)
1885 Antony EJ Modderman, Dutch minister of Justice (1879-83), dies at 46 on August - 07.
1886 On this day in history louis Hazeltine, inventor (neutrodyne circuit, making radio possible)
1887 Jan HA Eman, Aruban politician on this day in history.
1888 Patent for revolving door granted on this day in history.
1888 Theophilus Van Kannel of Phila patents revolving door on August - 07.
1893 53rd Congress (1893-95) convenes on August - 07.
1893 On August - 07 alfredo Catalani, composer, dies at 39
1895 On this day in history edward Gill, baseball player
1897 On August - 07 franz J Weinrich, [Heinrich Lerse], German writer (Himmlisches)
1899 Ricci Riano, England on August - 07.
1900 On August - 07 diamond workers in Amsterdam strike
1900 On this day in history taylor Caldwell, novelist
1903 On August - 07 the birth of Louis Leakey, British archaeologist
1903 On this day in history louis Leakey, anthropologist (1964 Richard Hooper Medal)
1904 On August - 07 train derailed on bridge in Eden Colo during a flash flood, kills 96
1904 On August - 07 ralph J Bunche, founder/diplomat (UN) (Nobel 1950)
1906 Gerhard Frommel, composer on August - 07.
1907 Walter Johnson wins 1st of his 416 wins, 7-2 over Cleveland on this day in history.
1907 Ben Carter, NYC, actor (Dark Alibi, Dressed to Kill) on this day in history.
1909 US issues 1st Lincoln penny on this day in history.
1911 On August - 07 r Nicholas Ray, Galesville WI, director (Rebel Without a Cause)
1912 On August - 07 progressive (Bull Moose) Party nominates Theodore Roosevelt for pres
1913 David Popper, composer, dies at 70 on August - 07.
1914 British Gloucester vs German Breslau/Goeben off Greece on August - 07.
1914 On August - 07 ted Moore, South Africa, cinematographer (James Bond)
1914 On this day in history b B (Bransby) Cooper, cricketer (Test for Australia), dies
1915 Charge of Australian Light Horse Brigade at the Nek, Gallipoli on August - 07.
1915 On this day in history crpl. Cyril Royston Guyton BASSETT, NZ Divisional Signals, NZ Engineers won the Victoria Cross at Chunuk Bair, on the Gallipoli Peninsula
1915 Assault up Russell's Top at Gallipolis, 232 Australians die on August - 07.