Historical Events For August - 07
Tuesday, 26 September 2017
1882 On this day in history hatfields of south WV & McCoys of east Ky feud, 100 wounded or die
1883 J Ringelnatz, writer on August - 07.
1884 On August - 07 germany annexes Angra Pequena (Southwest-Africa)
1885 On this day in history 5 German warships anchor at Zanzibar
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 Jan HA Eman, Aruban politician on August - 07.
1888 On August - 07 patent for revolving door granted
1888 On August - 07 theophilus Van Kannel of Phila patents revolving door
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 this day in history franz J Weinrich, [Heinrich Lerse], German writer (Himmlisches)
1899 On this day in history ricci Riano, England
1900 On this day in history diamond workers in Amsterdam strike
1900 Taylor Caldwell, novelist on this day in history.
1903 The birth of Louis Leakey, British archaeologist on August - 07.
1903 On August - 07 louis Leakey, anthropologist (1964 Richard Hooper Medal)
1904 On this day in history 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 On this day in history ben Carter, NYC, actor (Dark Alibi, Dressed to Kill)
1909 US issues 1st Lincoln penny on August - 07.
1911 R Nicholas Ray, Galesville WI, director (Rebel Without a Cause) on this day in history.
1912 On this day in history progressive (Bull Moose) Party nominates Theodore Roosevelt for pres
1913 David Popper, composer, dies at 70 on August - 07.
1914 British Gloucester vs German Breslau/Goeben off Greece on August - 07.
1914 Ted Moore, South Africa, cinematographer (James Bond) on this day in history.
1914 B B (Bransby) Cooper, cricketer (Test for Australia), dies on August - 07.
1915 Charge of Australian Light Horse Brigade at the Nek, Gallipoli on August - 07.
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 Assault up Russell's Top at Gallipolis, 232 Australians die on August - 07.