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Historical Events Happened In August - 07

Monday, 22 December 2014

1940  Churchill recognizes De Gaulle govt in exile on this day in history.  

1940  On this day in history marlyn Mason, San Fernando Cal, actress (Making It, Peyton Place)  

1941  551 Jews are shot in Kishnev ghetto in Romania on this day in history.  

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  1st American offensive in Pacific in WW2, Guadalcanal, Solomon Is on this day in history.  

1942  Anjanette Comer, Dawson Tx, actress (Baby, Lepke) on August - 07.  

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.  

1943  Gustav Schmidt, German lt-general, dies in battle on August - 07.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1946  1st coin bearing portrait of Negro authorized on August - 07.  

1947  Balsa raft Kon Tiki crashes into a Polynesian archipelago reef on August - 07.  

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

1949  On this day in history "All after Love" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 121 perfs  

1950  Cabinet decides to recruit and create a special Canadian armed force of 5,000 men for service with United Nations in Korea on August - 07.  

1950  On August - 07 police bar white players-Lou Chirban, Stan Mierko, & Frank Dyle, from playing in Negro League  

1951  Douglas D-558-II Skyrocket reaches 1,992 kph on this day in history.  

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

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

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 this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

1957  Oliver Hardy, comedian of Laurel & Hardy, dies at 65 on August - 07.  

1959  Explorer 6 transmits first TV photo of Earth from space on August - 07.  

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

1959  Armas Emmanuel Launis, composer, dies at 75 on August - 07.  

1960  Ivory Coast gains independence from France on this day in history.  

1960  On August - 07 students stage kneel-in demonstrations in Atlanta churches  

1960  On August - 07 the Ivory Coast gains independence from France  

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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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1598  Georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules) was born on this day in history.  

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

1742  On this day in history birth of nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General  

1746  On August - 07 birth of daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian  

Famous Deaths In August - 07

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0461  Death of Majorian, Roman Emperor (assassinated) (b. 420) on this day in history.  

0479  Death of Emperor Yūryaku of Japan on this day in history.  

1033  On this day in history 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 August - 07 death of alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince  

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

1609  Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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