Historical Events Happened In August - 07
Tuesday, 04 August 2015
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 this day in history germany annexes Angra Pequena (Southwest-Africa)
1885 5 German warships anchor at Zanzibar on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1886 On this day in history 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 this day in history theophilus Van Kannel of Phila patents revolving door
1893 53rd Congress (1893-95) convenes on this day in history.
1893 On August - 07 alfredo Catalani, composer, dies at 39
1895 Edward Gill, baseball player on August - 07.
1897 On this day in history franz J Weinrich, [Heinrich Lerse], German writer (Himmlisches)
1899 On August - 07 ricci Riano, England
1900 On this day in history diamond workers in Amsterdam strike
1900 Taylor Caldwell, novelist on this day in history.
1903 On August - 07 the birth of Louis Leakey, British archaeologist
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 Ralph J Bunche, founder/diplomat (UN) (Nobel 1950) on this day in history.
1906 On August - 07 gerhard Frommel, composer
1907 Walter Johnson wins 1st of his 416 wins, 7-2 over Cleveland on this day in history.
1907 On August - 07 ben Carter, NYC, actor (Dark Alibi, Dressed to Kill)
1909 On this day in history uS issues 1st Lincoln penny
1911 On August - 07 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 this day in history british Gloucester vs German Breslau/Goeben off Greece
1914 Ted Moore, South Africa, cinematographer (James Bond) on this day in history.
1914 On August - 07 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 this day in history assault up Russell's Top at Gallipolis, 232 Australians die