Historical Events Happened In August - 07
Tuesday, 24 May 2016
1940 Churchill recognizes De Gaulle govt in exile on August - 07.
1940 Marlyn Mason, San Fernando Cal, actress (Making It, Peyton Place) on August - 07.
1941 On August - 07 551 Jews are shot in Kishnev ghetto in Romania
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 August - 07.
1942 On August - 07 american marines begin assault on Guadalcanal
1942 On August - 07 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 August - 07.
1943 On August - 07 gustav Schmidt, German lt-general, dies in battle
1944 On this day in history german counterattacks at Avranches "bottleneck." Allies successfully defend advances and continue to sweep Brittany.
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 1st Dutch government of Beel resigns on this day in history.
1949 On August - 07 "All after Love" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 121 perfs
1950 On August - 07 cabinet decides to recruit and create a special Canadian armed force of 5,000 men for service with United Nations in Korea.
1950 Police bar white players-Lou Chirban, Stan Mierko, & Frank Dyle, from playing in Negro League on August - 07.
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 August - 07 "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 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on August - 07.
1957 On this day in history oliver Hardy, comedian of Laurel & Hardy, dies at 65
1959 Explorer 6 transmits first TV photo of Earth from space on this day in history.
1959 On this day in history explorer 6 transmits 1st TV photo of Earth from space
1959 Armas Emmanuel Launis, composer, dies at 75 on August - 07.
1960 On this day in history ivory Coast gains independence from France
1960 Students stage kneel-in demonstrations in Atlanta churches on August - 07.
1960 On August - 07 the Ivory Coast gains independence from France