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Historical Events Happened In August - 07

Friday, 01 August 2014

1882  Hatfields of south WV & McCoys of east Ky feud, 100 wounded or die on this day in history.  

1883  J Ringelnatz, writer on this day in history.  

1884  Germany annexes Angra Pequena (Southwest-Africa) on this day in history.  

1885  5 German warships anchor at Zanzibar on this day in history.  

1885  Billie Burke, Washington DC, actress (Glinda-Wizard of Oz) on this day in history.  

1885  Antony EJ Modderman, Dutch minister of Justice (1879-83), dies at 46 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history theophilus Van Kannel of Phila patents revolving door  

1893  53rd Congress (1893-95) convenes on this day in history.  

1893  On this day in history alfredo Catalani, composer, dies at 39  

1895  On this day in history edward Gill, baseball player  

1897  On this day in history franz J Weinrich, [Heinrich Lerse], German writer (Himmlisches)  

1899  Ricci Riano, England on this day in history.  

1900  Diamond workers in Amsterdam strike on this day in history.  

1900  Taylor Caldwell, novelist on this day in history.  

1903  The birth of Louis Leakey, British archaeologist on this day in history.  

1903  On this day in history louis Leakey, anthropologist (1964 Richard Hooper Medal)  

1904  On this day in history train derailed on bridge in Eden Colo during a flash flood, kills 96  

1904  On this day in history ralph J Bunche, founder/diplomat (UN) (Nobel 1950)  

1906  Gerhard Frommel, composer on this day in history.  

1907  On this day in history walter Johnson wins 1st of his 416 wins, 7-2 over Cleveland  

1907  Ben Carter, NYC, actor (Dark Alibi, Dressed to Kill) on this day in history.  

1909  On this day in history uS issues 1st Lincoln penny  

1911  R Nicholas Ray, Galesville WI, director (Rebel Without a Cause) on this day in history.  

1912  On this day in history progressive (Bull Moose) Party nominates Theodore Roosevelt for pres  

1913  On this day in history david Popper, composer, dies at 70  

1914  On this day in history british Gloucester vs German Breslau/Goeben off Greece  

1914  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1915  Crpl. Cyril Royston Guyton BASSETT, NZ Divisional Signals, NZ Engineers won the Victoria Cross at Chunuk Bair, on the Gallipoli Peninsula on this day in history.  

1915  On this day in history assault up Russell's Top at Gallipolis, 232 Australians die  

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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 ZĂșñiga, Basque soldier and poet (d. 1595)  

1560  Elizabeth BĂĄthory, 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  On this day in history birth of georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules)  

1726  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history death of majorian, Roman Emperor (assassinated) (b. 420)  

0479  On this day in history death of emperor YĆ«ryaku of Japan  

1033  Death of Frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine on this day in history.  

1106  On this day in history henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54  

1485  Death of Alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince on this day in history.  

1547  Cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies on this day in history.  

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.