Historical Events For August - 07
Thursday, 27 July 2017
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 On August - 07 germany annexes Angra Pequena (Southwest-Africa)
1885 On August - 07 5 German warships anchor at Zanzibar
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 On August - 07 louis Hazeltine, inventor (neutrodyne circuit, making radio possible)
1887 On August - 07 jan HA Eman, Aruban politician
1888 On this day in history patent for revolving door granted
1888 Theophilus Van Kannel of Phila patents revolving door on August - 07.
1893 On this day in history 53rd Congress (1893-95) convenes
1893 Alfredo Catalani, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.
1895 Edward Gill, baseball player on August - 07.
1897 On August - 07 franz J Weinrich, [Heinrich Lerse], German writer (Himmlisches)
1899 On August - 07 ricci Riano, England
1900 Diamond workers in Amsterdam strike on August - 07.
1900 On August - 07 taylor Caldwell, novelist
1903 On this day in history the birth of Louis Leakey, British archaeologist
1903 On this day in history louis Leakey, anthropologist (1964 Richard Hooper Medal)
1904 Train derailed on bridge in Eden Colo during a flash flood, kills 96 on this day in history.
1904 Ralph J Bunche, founder/diplomat (UN) (Nobel 1950) on this day in history.
1906 Gerhard Frommel, composer on August - 07.
1907 On August - 07 walter Johnson wins 1st of his 416 wins, 7-2 over Cleveland
1907 On August - 07 ben Carter, NYC, actor (Dark Alibi, Dressed to Kill)
1909 US issues 1st Lincoln penny on this day in history.
1911 On this day in history r Nicholas Ray, Galesville WI, director (Rebel Without a Cause)
1912 On this day in history progressive (Bull Moose) Party nominates Theodore Roosevelt for pres
1913 On August - 07 david Popper, composer, dies at 70
1914 On this day in history british Gloucester vs German Breslau/Goeben off Greece
1914 Ted Moore, South Africa, cinematographer (James Bond) on this day in history.
1914 B B (Bransby) Cooper, cricketer (Test for Australia), dies on August - 07.
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 Assault up Russell's Top at Gallipolis, 232 Australians die on this day in history.