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
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