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Historical Events For August - 07

Monday, 19 February 2018

1960  On this day in history ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire) gains independence from France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  Vaino Hannikainen, composer, dies at 60 on August - 07.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  On August - 07 russian Cosmonaut Gherman Titov circles Earth for a full day in Vostok 2  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  Cosmonaut Gherman Titov circles Earth for a full day in Vostok 2 on August - 07.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  On August - 07 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1967  On this day in history max Branch, music/radio commentator, dies at 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  Joseph Kosma, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  On August - 07 4 killed in courthouse shootout in San Rafael, Calif  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  First computer chess tournament on August - 07.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1970  ... Haley, US judge, shot dead on August - 07.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  On August - 07 apollo 15 returns to Earth  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On this day in history joi Lansing, actress (Bob Cummings Show), dies at 44 of cancer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  Jack Gregory, cricketer (scorer of fastest ton Australia 1921), dies on August - 07.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  Philippe Petit walks tightrope strung between the twin towers of the World Trade Center on August - 07.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On this day in history scientists in Pasadena, Calif, announce Viking I found strongest indications to date of possible life on Mars  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1976  Cecil Weston, actor (Dude Ranch, Huckleberry Finn), dies at 86 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  Thousands of mourners file past the body of Pope Paul VI on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  On this day in history franz Alphons Wolpert, composer, dies at 60  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 August - 07.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  On August - 07 675,000 employees strike AT&T  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  On August - 07 first World Track & Field Championships  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  On this day in history esther Phillips, US singer (What a Difference a Day Makes), dies at 48  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1987  5 Central American presidents sign peace accord in Guatemala on August - 07.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  Lynne Cox swims 4.3 km from US to USSR in 39o F (4o C) Bering Sea on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  Camille Chamoun, president of Lebanon, dies at 87 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  Writers guild end their 6 months strike on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On this day in history mickey Leland, (Rep-D-Tx), & 15 others dies in plane crash in Ethiopia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  Saudi Arabia allows US troops on their soil to stop an Iraqi invasion on August - 07.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On August - 07 eva Sully Block, actress (Kid Millions), dies of heart failure at 88  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1992  John Anderson, actor, dies of heart attack at 69 on August - 07.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In August - 07

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1282  On this day in history birth of princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan (d. 1316)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1560  On this day in history birth of elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian countess and serial killer (d. 1614)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1574  Robert Dudley, styled Earl of Warwick, English writer (d. 1649) was born on August - 07.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1598  Georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1742  Nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1746  Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian was born on August - 07.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0479  Death of Emperor Yūryaku of Japan on August - 07.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1033  On August - 07 death of frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1106  On this day in history henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1485  Death of Alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince on August - 07.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1547  Cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies on August - 07.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1609  Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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