Historical Events Happened In August - 07
Sunday, 29 March 2015
1882 Hatfields of south WV & McCoys of east Ky feud, 100 wounded or die on August - 07.
1883 On this day in history j Ringelnatz, writer
1884 Germany annexes Angra Pequena (Southwest-Africa) on August - 07.
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 Louis Hazeltine, inventor (neutrodyne circuit, making radio possible) on August - 07.
1887 On August - 07 jan HA Eman, Aruban politician
1888 Patent for revolving door granted on August - 07.
1888 On August - 07 theophilus Van Kannel of Phila patents revolving door
1893 On August - 07 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 Ricci Riano, England on this day in history.
1900 Diamond workers in Amsterdam strike on August - 07.
1900 Taylor Caldwell, novelist on this day in history.
1903 On August - 07 the birth of Louis Leakey, British archaeologist
1903 On August - 07 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 Ralph J Bunche, founder/diplomat (UN) (Nobel 1950) on August - 07.
1906 On August - 07 gerhard Frommel, composer
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 Progressive (Bull Moose) Party nominates Theodore Roosevelt for pres on this day in history.
1913 David Popper, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1914 On August - 07 british Gloucester vs German Breslau/Goeben off Greece
1914 Ted Moore, South Africa, cinematographer (James Bond) on August - 07.
1914 On this day in history 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