Historical Events In August - 07
Thursday, 19 April 2018
1882 Hatfields of south WV & McCoys of east Ky feud, 100 wounded or die on August - 07.
1883 On August - 07 j Ringelnatz, writer
1884 On August - 07 germany annexes Angra Pequena (Southwest-Africa)
1885 5 German warships anchor at Zanzibar on August - 07.
1885 On August - 07 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 On this day in history patent for revolving door granted
1888 Theophilus Van Kannel of Phila patents revolving door on this day in history.
1893 On this day in history 53rd Congress (1893-95) convenes
1893 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1900 On August - 07 diamond workers in Amsterdam strike
1900 On this day in history taylor Caldwell, novelist
1903 The birth of Louis Leakey, British archaeologist on this day in history.
1903 Louis Leakey, anthropologist (1964 Richard Hooper Medal) on this day in history.
1904 On August - 07 train derailed on bridge in Eden Colo during a flash flood, kills 96
1904 Ralph J Bunche, founder/diplomat (UN) (Nobel 1950) on August - 07.
1906 Gerhard Frommel, composer on this day in history.
1907 Walter Johnson wins 1st of his 416 wins, 7-2 over Cleveland on August - 07.
1907 On August - 07 ben Carter, NYC, actor (Dark Alibi, Dressed to Kill)
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 Progressive (Bull Moose) Party nominates Theodore Roosevelt for pres on this day in history.
1913 On this day in history david Popper, composer, dies at 70
1914 British Gloucester vs German Breslau/Goeben off Greece on this day in history.
1914 Ted Moore, South Africa, cinematographer (James Bond) on August - 07.
1914 On August - 07 b B (Bransby) Cooper, cricketer (Test for Australia), dies
1915 On this day in history charge of Australian Light Horse Brigade at the Nek, Gallipoli
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 August - 07 assault up Russell's Top at Gallipolis, 232 Australians die