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Historical Events Happened In August - 07

Sunday, 26 June 2016

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

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

1942  On this day in history richard Gott, Brit gen/commandant of 8th Army, dies in battle at 43  

1943  Red Army recaptures Bogodukov on August - 07.  

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1943  Gustav Schmidt, German lt-general, dies in battle on August - 07.  

1944  German counterattacks at Avranches "bottleneck." Allies successfully defend advances and continue to sweep Brittany on this day in history.  

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 August - 07 balsa raft Kon Tiki crashes into a Polynesian archipelago reef  

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

1949  On this day in history "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  On this day in history eastern Airlines enters jet age, uses Electra prop-jet  

1954  "Golden Apple" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 125 performances on August - 07.  

1955  On this day in history bar-Ilan University founded in Israel  

1956  Boston Red Sox fine Ted Williams $5,000 for spitting at Boston fans on August - 07.  

1957  On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

1957  On this day in history oliver Hardy, comedian of Laurel & Hardy, dies at 65  

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  On August - 07 armas Emmanuel Launis, composer, dies at 75  

1960  Ivory Coast gains independence from France on August - 07.  

1960  Students stage kneel-in demonstrations in Atlanta churches on August - 07.  

1960  On August - 07 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  Princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan (d. 1316) was born on August - 07.  

1533  On August - 07 birth of alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, Basque soldier and poet (d. 1595)  

1560  Elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian countess and serial killer (d. 1614) was born on August - 07.  

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

1598  On this day in history 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  Nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General was born on this day in history.  

1746  Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian was born on August - 07.  

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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 August - 07.  

0479  On August - 07 death of emperor Yūryaku of Japan  

1033  On August - 07 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  On this day in history death of alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince  

1547  Cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies on August - 07.  

1609  On August - 07 eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60  

1613  On this day in history death of thomas Fleming, English judge (b. 1544)  

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