Historical Events Happened In August - 07
Monday, 29 August 2016
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 this day in history 5 German warships anchor at Zanzibar
1885 On August - 07 billie Burke, Washington DC, actress (Glinda-Wizard of Oz)
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 Theophilus Van Kannel of Phila patents revolving door on August - 07.
1893 On August - 07 53rd Congress (1893-95) convenes
1893 On this day in history alfredo Catalani, composer, dies at 39
1895 On this day in history edward Gill, baseball player
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 Taylor Caldwell, novelist on this day in history.
1903 The birth of Louis Leakey, British archaeologist on this day in history.
1903 Louis Leakey, anthropologist (1964 Richard Hooper Medal) on August - 07.
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 Gerhard Frommel, composer on this day in history.
1907 On August - 07 walter Johnson wins 1st of his 416 wins, 7-2 over Cleveland
1907 On this day in history 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 August - 07 progressive (Bull Moose) Party nominates Theodore Roosevelt for pres
1913 On this day in history 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 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 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 this day in history assault up Russell's Top at Gallipolis, 232 Australians die