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Historical Events Happened In August - 07

Sunday, 21 December 2014

1882  On August - 07 hatfields of south WV & McCoys of east Ky feud, 100 wounded or die  

1883  On August - 07 j Ringelnatz, writer  

1884  Germany annexes Angra Pequena (Southwest-Africa) on August - 07.  

1885  On August - 07 5 German warships anchor at Zanzibar  

1885  Billie Burke, Washington DC, actress (Glinda-Wizard of Oz) on August - 07.  

1885  Antony EJ Modderman, Dutch minister of Justice (1879-83), dies at 46 on August - 07.  

1886  Louis Hazeltine, inventor (neutrodyne circuit, making radio possible) on August - 07.  

1887  Jan HA Eman, Aruban politician on this day in history.  

1888  On August - 07 patent for revolving door granted  

1888  On August - 07 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  Edward Gill, baseball player on August - 07.  

1897  On August - 07 franz J Weinrich, [Heinrich Lerse], German writer (Himmlisches)  

1899  Ricci Riano, England on this day in history.  

1900  Diamond workers in Amsterdam strike on August - 07.  

1900  Taylor Caldwell, novelist on August - 07.  

1903  On August - 07 the birth of Louis Leakey, British archaeologist  

1903  On August - 07 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  On August - 07 ralph J Bunche, founder/diplomat (UN) (Nobel 1950)  

1906  On August - 07 gerhard Frommel, composer  

1907  On August - 07 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 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 August - 07.  

1913  David Popper, composer, dies at 70 on August - 07.  

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  B B (Bransby) Cooper, cricketer (Test for Australia), dies on August - 07.  

1915  On August - 07 charge of Australian Light Horse Brigade at the Nek, Gallipoli  

1915  On August - 07 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 this day in history.  

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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 Zúñiga, Basque soldier and poet (d. 1595)  

1560  On August - 07 birth of elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian countess and serial killer (d. 1614)  

1574  Robert Dudley, styled Earl of Warwick, English writer (d. 1649) was born on this day in history.  

1598  Georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules) was born on this day in history.  

1726  On August - 07 birth of james Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (d. 1790)  

1742  On August - 07 birth of nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General  

1746  On this day in history birth of daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian  

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 August - 07 death of emperor Yūryaku of Japan  

1033  On August - 07 death of frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine  

1106  On August - 07 henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54  

1485  Death of Alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince on August - 07.  

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

1609  Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 on August - 07.  

1613  Death of Thomas Fleming, English judge (b. 1544) on August - 07.