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Historical Events For August - 07

Thursday, 23 February 2017

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  Germany annexes Angra Pequena (Southwest-Africa) on this day in history.  

1885  On August - 07 5 German warships anchor at Zanzibar  

1885  On this day in history 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  Jan HA Eman, Aruban politician on this day in history.  

1888  Patent for revolving door granted on August - 07.  

1888  On this day in history theophilus Van Kannel of Phila patents revolving door  

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

1893  On this day in history alfredo Catalani, composer, dies at 39  

1895  Edward Gill, baseball player on this day in history.  

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 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  On August - 07 train derailed on bridge in Eden Colo during a flash flood, kills 96  

1904  On August - 07 ralph J Bunche, founder/diplomat (UN) (Nobel 1950)  

1906  On August - 07 gerhard Frommel, composer  

1907  Walter Johnson wins 1st of his 416 wins, 7-2 over Cleveland on August - 07.  

1907  Ben Carter, NYC, actor (Dark Alibi, Dressed to Kill) on August - 07.  

1909  US issues 1st Lincoln penny on August - 07.  

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

1912  On this day in history progressive (Bull Moose) Party nominates Theodore Roosevelt for pres  

1913  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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  On August - 07 crpl. Cyril Royston Guyton BASSETT, NZ Divisional Signals, NZ Engineers won the Victoria Cross at Chunuk Bair, on the Gallipoli Peninsula  

1915  On August - 07 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  Princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan (d. 1316) was born on August - 07.  

1533  On this day in history birth of alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, Basque soldier and poet (d. 1595)  

1560  Elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian countess and serial killer (d. 1614) was born on August - 07.  

1574  Robert Dudley, styled Earl of Warwick, English writer (d. 1649) was born on August - 07.  

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 August - 07.  

1746  Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian was born on August - 07.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 07

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0461  Death of Majorian, Roman Emperor (assassinated) (b. 420) on August - 07.  

0479  Death of Emperor Yūryaku of Japan on August - 07.  

1033  On August - 07 death of frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine  

1106  Henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54 on August - 07.  

1485  On this day in history death of alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince  

1547  Cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies on August - 07.  

1609  On August - 07 eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60  

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

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