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Historical Events Happened In August - 07

Saturday, 06 February 2016

1960  On August - 07 ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire) gains independence from France  

1960  Vaino Hannikainen, composer, dies at 60 on August - 07.  

1961  Russian Cosmonaut Gherman Titov circles Earth for a full day in Vostok 2 on this day in history.  

1961  Cosmonaut Gherman Titov circles Earth for a full day in Vostok 2 on this day in history.  

1962  On August - 07 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR  

1962  Morris Louis, US painter (post painterly abstraction), dies at 49 on this day in history.  

1967  On August - 07 max Branch, music/radio commentator, dies at 75  

1969  On August - 07 joseph Kosma, composer, dies at 63  

1970  4 killed in courthouse shootout in San Rafael, Calif on August - 07.  

1970  First computer chess tournament on August - 07.  

1970  On August - 07 ... Haley, US judge, shot dead  

1971  On August - 07 apollo 15 returns to Earth  

1972  Joi Lansing, actress (Bob Cummings Show), dies at 44 of cancer on August - 07.  

1973  On August - 07 jack Gregory, cricketer (scorer of fastest ton Australia 1921), dies  

1974  Philippe Petit walks tightrope strung between the twin towers of the World Trade Center on August - 07.  

1976  Scientists in Pasadena, Calif, announce Viking I found strongest indications to date of possible life on Mars on August - 07.  

1976  On this day in history uS Viking 2 goes into Martian orbit after 11-month flight from Earth  

1976  On this day in history cecil Weston, actor (Dude Ranch, Huckleberry Finn), dies at 86  

1978  On this day in history thousands of mourners file past the body of Pope Paul VI  

1978  Franz Alphons Wolpert, composer, dies at 60 on August - 07.  

1979  The first day of trading in British Columbia Resources Investment Corporation (BCRIC) shares, everyone in the province got 5 shares from the government on this day in history.  

1983  675,000 employees strike AT&T on this day in history.  

1983  First World Track & Field Championships on August - 07.  

1984  On August - 07 esther Phillips, US singer (What a Difference a Day Makes), dies at 48  

1985  Grayson Hall, actor (Dark Shadows), dies of cancer at 58 on this day in history.  

1987  5 Central American presidents sign peace accord in Guatemala on this day in history.  

1987  On August - 07 lynne Cox swims 4.3 km from US to USSR in 39o F (4o C) Bering Sea  

1987  On this day in history camille Chamoun, president of Lebanon, dies at 87  

1988  Writers guild end their 6 months strike on August - 07.  

1989  Mickey Leland, (Rep-D-Tx), & 15 others dies in plane crash in Ethiopia on August - 07.  

1990  Saudi Arabia allows US troops on their soil to stop an Iraqi invasion on August - 07.  

1990  On this day in history eva Sully Block, actress (Kid Millions), dies of heart failure at 88  

1991  On August - 07 billy James, comedian/singer (Women at Play, Lusty Business), dies  

1992  On August - 07 john Anderson, actor, dies of heart attack at 69  

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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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1726  James Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (d. 1790) was born on August - 07.  

1742  Nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General was born on August - 07.  

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

Famous Deaths In August - 07

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0461  On this day in history death of majorian, Roman Emperor (assassinated) (b. 420)  

0479  Death of Emperor Yūryaku of Japan on August - 07.  

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

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