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Historical Events Happened In August - 07

Wednesday, 04 May 2016

1882  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history jan HA Eman, Aruban politician  

1888  On August - 07 patent for revolving door granted  

1888  On August - 07 theophilus Van Kannel of Phila patents revolving door  

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

1893  Alfredo Catalani, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.  

1895  On August - 07 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 August - 07 taylor Caldwell, novelist  

1903  The birth of Louis Leakey, British archaeologist on August - 07.  

1903  Louis Leakey, anthropologist (1964 Richard Hooper Medal) on August - 07.  

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

1904  Ralph J Bunche, founder/diplomat (UN) (Nobel 1950) on this day in history.  

1906  Gerhard Frommel, composer on August - 07.  

1907  Walter Johnson wins 1st of his 416 wins, 7-2 over Cleveland on this day in history.  

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

1909  US issues 1st Lincoln penny on this day in history.  

1911  R Nicholas Ray, Galesville WI, director (Rebel Without a Cause) on August - 07.  

1912  On August - 07 progressive (Bull Moose) Party nominates Theodore Roosevelt for pres  

1913  On August - 07 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 this day in history.  

1914  On this day in history 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  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 07

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1282  On August - 07 birth of princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan (d. 1316)  

1533  Alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, Basque soldier and poet (d. 1595) was born on August - 07.  

1560  On this day in history 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 August - 07.  

1726  On August - 07 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  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  Death of Majorian, Roman Emperor (assassinated) (b. 420) on this day in history.  

0479  On August - 07 death of emperor Yūryaku of Japan  

1033  Death of Frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine on August - 07.  

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

1485  On August - 07 death of alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince  

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

1609  On this day in history eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60  

1613  On August - 07 death of thomas Fleming, English judge (b. 1544)  

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