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Historical Events Happened In August - 07

Monday, 29 August 2016

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

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

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

1941  Thomas F Hartnett, (Rep-R-SC, 1981-86) on August - 07.  

1941  Radindranath Tagore, Indian philosopher/poet/writer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1942  On this day in history american marines begin assault on Guadalcanal  

1942  On August - 07 1st American offensive in Pacific in WW2, Guadalcanal, Solomon Is  

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  On August - 07 red Army recaptures Bogodukov  

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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 this day in history.  

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

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

1947  On this day in history balsa raft Kon Tiki crashes into a Polynesian archipelago reef  

1948  On August - 07 1st Dutch government of Beel resigns  

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

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 this day in history.  

1951  Douglas D-558-II Skyrocket reaches 1,992 kph on August - 07.  

1953  On this day in history 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  On August - 07 boston Red Sox fine Ted Williams $5,000 for spitting at Boston fans  

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

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

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

1959  On August - 07 explorer 6 transmits 1st TV photo of Earth from space  

1959  Armas Emmanuel Launis, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1960  On this day in history ivory Coast gains independence from France  

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

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 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 August - 07.  

1574  Robert Dudley, styled Earl of Warwick, English writer (d. 1649) was born on August - 07.  

1598  Georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules) was born on August - 07.  

1726  On this day in history birth of james Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (d. 1790)  

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

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 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  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 this day in history.  

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  On August - 07 death of thomas Fleming, English judge (b. 1544)  

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