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Historical Events Happened In August - 07

Friday, 01 July 2016

1882  Hatfields of south WV & McCoys of east Ky feud, 100 wounded or die on this day in history.  

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  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  On August - 07 louis Hazeltine, inventor (neutrodyne circuit, making radio possible)  

1887  On August - 07 jan HA Eman, Aruban politician  

1888  Patent for revolving door granted on this day in history.  

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

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1893  53rd Congress (1893-95) convenes on August - 07.  

1893  Alfredo Catalani, composer, dies at 39 on August - 07.  

1895  On this day in history edward Gill, baseball player  

1897  Franz J Weinrich, [Heinrich Lerse], German writer (Himmlisches) on August - 07.  

1899  On this day in history ricci Riano, England  

1900  On August - 07 diamond workers in Amsterdam strike  

1900  Taylor Caldwell, novelist on August - 07.  

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

1906  On this day in history gerhard Frommel, composer  

1907  On this day in history 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  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  Progressive (Bull Moose) Party nominates Theodore Roosevelt for pres on August - 07.  

1913  On August - 07 david Popper, composer, dies at 70  

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  Charge of Australian Light Horse Brigade at the Nek, Gallipoli on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1560  Elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian countess and serial killer (d. 1614) was born on this day in history.  

1574  On August - 07 birth of robert Dudley, styled Earl of Warwick, English writer (d. 1649)  

1598  Georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules) was born on August - 07.  

1726  James Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (d. 1790) was born on August - 07.  

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  

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Famous Deaths In August - 07

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0461  On August - 07 death of majorian, Roman Emperor (assassinated) (b. 420)  

0479  On this day in history death of emperor Yūryaku of Japan  

1033  On this day in history death of frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine  

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

1485  Death of Alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince on this day in history.  

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

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

1613  On this day in history death of thomas Fleming, English judge (b. 1544)  

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