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Historical Events Happened In August - 07

Sunday, 25 September 2016

1940  Churchill recognizes De Gaulle govt in exile on August - 07.  

1940  Marlyn Mason, San Fernando Cal, actress (Making It, Peyton Place) on this day in history.  

1941  551 Jews are shot in Kishnev ghetto in Romania on August - 07.  

1941  On this day in history thomas F Hartnett, (Rep-R-SC, 1981-86)  

1941  On August - 07 radindranath Tagore, Indian philosopher/poet/writer, dies at 80  

1942  On August - 07 american marines begin assault on Guadalcanal  

1942  On this day in history 1st American offensive in Pacific in WW2, Guadalcanal, Solomon Is  

1942  On August - 07 anjanette Comer, Dawson Tx, actress (Baby, Lepke)  

1942  On August - 07 richard Gott, Brit gen/commandant of 8th Army, dies in battle at 43  

1943  Red Army recaptures Bogodukov on this day in history.  

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1943  On this day in history gustav Schmidt, German lt-general, dies in battle  

1944  German counterattacks at Avranches "bottleneck." Allies successfully defend advances and continue to sweep Brittany on August - 07.  

1944  Anton de Kom arrested by Surinam resistance fighter on August - 07.  

1946  On August - 07 first coin bearing portrait of Negro authorized  

1946  On this day in history 1st coin bearing portrait of Negro authorized  

1947  Balsa raft Kon Tiki crashes into a Polynesian archipelago reef on this day in history.  

1948  1st Dutch government of Beel resigns on August - 07.  

1949  "All after Love" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 121 perfs on August - 07.  

1950  Cabinet decides to recruit and create a special Canadian armed force of 5,000 men for service with United Nations in Korea on this day in history.  

1950  On this day in history police bar white players-Lou Chirban, Stan Mierko, & Frank Dyle, from playing in Negro League  

1951  On August - 07 douglas D-558-II Skyrocket reaches 1,992 kph  

1953  On August - 07 eastern Airlines enters the jet age, uses Electra prop-jet  

1953  Eastern Airlines enters jet age, uses Electra prop-jet on August - 07.  

1954  On this day in history "Golden Apple" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 125 performances  

1955  Bar-Ilan University founded in Israel on August - 07.  

1956  Boston Red Sox fine Ted Williams $5,000 for spitting at Boston fans on this day in history.  

1957  On August - 07 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

1957  On August - 07 oliver Hardy, comedian of Laurel & Hardy, dies at 65  

1959  On this day in history explorer 6 transmits first TV photo of Earth from space  

1959  Explorer 6 transmits 1st TV photo of Earth from space on this day in history.  

1959  On this day in history armas Emmanuel Launis, composer, dies at 75  

1960  Ivory Coast gains independence from France on August - 07.  

1960  On this day in history students stage kneel-in demonstrations in Atlanta churches  

1960  The Ivory Coast gains independence from France on August - 07.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 07

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1282  On August - 07 birth of princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan (d. 1316)  

1533  Alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, Basque soldier and poet (d. 1595) was born on August - 07.  

1560  Elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian countess and serial killer (d. 1614) was born on this day in history.  

1574  On this day in history birth of robert Dudley, styled Earl of Warwick, English writer (d. 1649)  

1598  On August - 07 birth of georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules)  

1726  James Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (d. 1790) was born on this day in history.  

1742  Nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General was born on this day in history.  

1746  On this day in history birth of daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian  

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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 this day in history death of frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine  

1106  On August - 07 henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54  

1485  Death of Alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince on August - 07.  

1547  Cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies on this day in history.  

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

1613  Death of Thomas Fleming, English judge (b. 1544) on this day in history.  

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