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Historical Events Happened In August - 07

Monday, 08 February 2016

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

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

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  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  On August - 07 anjanette Comer, Dawson Tx, actress (Baby, Lepke)  

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

1943  On August - 07 red Army recaptures Bogodukov  

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  On August - 07 anton de Kom arrested by Surinam resistance fighter  

1946  First coin bearing portrait of Negro authorized on August - 07.  

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

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

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

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

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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1953  Eastern Airlines enters jet age, uses Electra prop-jet on this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1957  On August - 07 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 August - 07 explorer 6 transmits 1st TV photo of Earth from space  

1959  On August - 07 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 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 August - 07 birth of robert Dudley, styled Earl of Warwick, English writer (d. 1649)  

1598  On August - 07 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  On August - 07 birth of nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General  

1746  On August - 07 birth of daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian  

Famous Deaths In August - 07

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0461  On August - 07 death of majorian, Roman Emperor (assassinated) (b. 420)  

0479  Death of Emperor Yūryaku of Japan on this day in history.  

1033  Death of Frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine on August - 07.  

1106  Henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

1485  On August - 07 death of alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince  

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

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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