Historical Events For August - 07
Monday, 29 May 2017
1882 On August - 07 hatfields of south WV & McCoys of east Ky feud, 100 wounded or die
1883 J Ringelnatz, writer on August - 07.
1884 On August - 07 germany annexes Angra Pequena (Southwest-Africa)
1885 5 German warships anchor at Zanzibar on this day in history.
1885 On this day in history billie Burke, Washington DC, actress (Glinda-Wizard of Oz)
1885 On August - 07 antony EJ Modderman, Dutch minister of Justice (1879-83), dies at 46
1886 Louis Hazeltine, inventor (neutrodyne circuit, making radio possible) on this day in history.
1887 Jan HA Eman, Aruban politician on August - 07.
1888 Patent for revolving door granted on August - 07.
1888 On this day in history theophilus Van Kannel of Phila patents revolving door
1893 53rd Congress (1893-95) convenes on August - 07.
1893 On this day in history alfredo Catalani, composer, dies at 39
1895 Edward Gill, baseball player on this day in history.
1897 Franz J Weinrich, [Heinrich Lerse], German writer (Himmlisches) on this day in history.
1899 Ricci Riano, England on August - 07.
1900 On August - 07 diamond workers in Amsterdam strike
1900 Taylor Caldwell, novelist on this day in history.
1903 The birth of Louis Leakey, British archaeologist on August - 07.
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 On August - 07 gerhard Frommel, composer
1907 Walter Johnson wins 1st of his 416 wins, 7-2 over Cleveland on August - 07.
1907 Ben Carter, NYC, actor (Dark Alibi, Dressed to Kill) on this day in history.
1909 On August - 07 uS issues 1st Lincoln penny
1911 R Nicholas Ray, Galesville WI, director (Rebel Without a Cause) on August - 07.
1912 Progressive (Bull Moose) Party nominates Theodore Roosevelt for pres on this day in history.
1913 David Popper, composer, dies at 70 on August - 07.
1914 On August - 07 british Gloucester vs German Breslau/Goeben off Greece
1914 On August - 07 ted Moore, South Africa, cinematographer (James Bond)
1914 On August - 07 b B (Bransby) Cooper, cricketer (Test for Australia), dies
1915 On August - 07 charge of Australian Light Horse Brigade at the Nek, Gallipoli
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 On this day in history assault up Russell's Top at Gallipolis, 232 Australians die