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Historical Events Happened In August - 07

Tuesday, 07 July 2015

1940  On this day in history churchill recognizes De Gaulle govt in exile  

1940  On August - 07 marlyn Mason, San Fernando Cal, actress (Making It, Peyton Place)  

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

1941  On August - 07 thomas F Hartnett, (Rep-R-SC, 1981-86)  

1941  On this day in history radindranath Tagore, Indian philosopher/poet/writer, dies at 80  

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

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

1942  Anjanette Comer, Dawson Tx, actress (Baby, Lepke) on this day in history.  

1942  Richard Gott, Brit gen/commandant of 8th Army, dies in battle at 43 on this day in history.  

1943  On this day in history red Army recaptures Bogodukov  

1943  On this day in history 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  On August - 07 anton de Kom arrested by Surinam resistance fighter  

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

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

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

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

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

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

1950  On August - 07 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  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  "Golden Apple" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 125 performances on this day in history.  

1955  On August - 07 bar-Ilan University founded in Israel  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

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 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  On August - 07 birth of elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian countess and serial killer (d. 1614)  

1574  On August - 07 birth of robert Dudley, styled Earl of Warwick, English writer (d. 1649)  

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

1746  Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian was born on this day in history.  

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  On August - 07 death of emperor Yūryaku of Japan  

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 this day in history.  

1485  Death of Alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince on this day in history.  

1547  On August - 07 cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies  

1609  Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 on August - 07.  

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