Historical Events Happened In August - 07
Saturday, 25 October 2014
1940 Churchill recognizes De Gaulle govt in exile on this day in history.
1940 Marlyn Mason, San Fernando Cal, actress (Making It, Peyton Place) on August - 07.
1941 551 Jews are shot in Kishnev ghetto in Romania on this day in history.
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 August - 07 american marines begin assault on Guadalcanal
1942 1st American offensive in Pacific in WW2, Guadalcanal, Solomon Is on August - 07.
1942 On this day in history 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 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 August - 07 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 First coin bearing portrait of Negro authorized on this day in history.
1946 1st coin bearing portrait of Negro authorized on this day in history.
1947 Balsa raft Kon Tiki crashes into a Polynesian archipelago reef on August - 07.
1948 On August - 07 1st Dutch government of Beel resigns
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 this day in history.
1951 Douglas D-558-II Skyrocket reaches 1,992 kph on August - 07.
1953 On August - 07 eastern Airlines enters the jet age, uses Electra prop-jet
1953 Eastern Airlines enters jet age, uses Electra prop-jet on this day in history.
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 On August - 07 boston Red Sox fine Ted Williams $5,000 for spitting at Boston fans
1957 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
1957 Oliver Hardy, comedian of Laurel & Hardy, dies at 65 on August - 07.
1959 On August - 07 explorer 6 transmits first TV photo of Earth from space
1959 Explorer 6 transmits 1st TV photo of Earth from space on August - 07.
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 August - 07 students stage kneel-in demonstrations in Atlanta churches
1960 The Ivory Coast gains independence from France on August - 07.