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Historical Events Happened In August - 07

Sunday, 31 July 2016

1940  On August - 07 churchill recognizes De Gaulle govt in exile  

1940  On August - 07 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  Radindranath Tagore, Indian philosopher/poet/writer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history anjanette Comer, Dawson Tx, actress (Baby, Lepke)  

1942  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1946  First coin bearing portrait of Negro authorized on this day in history.  

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

1947  On August - 07 balsa raft Kon Tiki crashes into a Polynesian archipelago reef  

1948  On this day in history 1st Dutch government of Beel resigns  

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  Police bar white players-Lou Chirban, Stan Mierko, & Frank Dyle, from playing in Negro League on this day in history.  

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

1953  On this day in history eastern Airlines enters the jet age, uses Electra prop-jet  

1953  On this day in history 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 August - 07.  

1957  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on August - 07.  

1957  Oliver Hardy, comedian of Laurel & Hardy, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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

1959  Explorer 6 transmits 1st TV photo of Earth from space on August - 07.  

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

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

1960  Students stage kneel-in demonstrations in Atlanta churches on this day in history.  

1960  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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  On August - 07 birth of elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian countess and serial killer (d. 1614)  

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

1598  On this day in history birth of georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules)  

1726  On August - 07 birth of james Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (d. 1790)  

1742  Nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General was born on August - 07.  

1746  On August - 07 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  On this day in history death of majorian, Roman Emperor (assassinated) (b. 420)  

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  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 this day in history.  

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

1613  Death of Thomas Fleming, English judge (b. 1544) on August - 07.  

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