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Historical Events Happened In August - 07

Saturday, 25 June 2016

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

1960  On this day in history vaino Hannikainen, composer, dies at 60  

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

1961  Cosmonaut Gherman Titov circles Earth for a full day in Vostok 2 on August - 07.  

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

1962  On August - 07 morris Louis, US painter (post painterly abstraction), dies at 49  

1967  Max Branch, music/radio commentator, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1969  On this day in history joseph Kosma, composer, dies at 63  

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

1970  First computer chess tournament on August - 07.  

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

1971  Apollo 15 returns to Earth on this day in history.  

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

1973  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1976  On August - 07 uS Viking 2 goes into Martian orbit after 11-month flight from Earth  

1976  On August - 07 cecil Weston, actor (Dude Ranch, Huckleberry Finn), dies at 86  

1978  On August - 07 thousands of mourners file past the body of Pope Paul VI  

1978  Franz Alphons Wolpert, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1984  Esther Phillips, US singer (What a Difference a Day Makes), dies at 48 on August - 07.  

1985  On August - 07 grayson Hall, actor (Dark Shadows), dies of cancer at 58  

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

1987  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 August - 07 eva Sully Block, actress (Kid Millions), dies of heart failure at 88  

1991  On this day in history billy James, comedian/singer (Women at Play, Lusty Business), dies  

1992  On this day in history 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  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  On August - 07 birth of elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian countess and serial killer (d. 1614)  

1574  Robert Dudley, styled Earl of Warwick, English writer (d. 1649) was born on this day in history.  

1598  On this day in history birth of georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules)  

1726  On this day in history 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  

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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 this day in history.  

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 August - 07.  

1485  On this day in history death of alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince  

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

1609  On this day in history eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60  

1613  On August - 07 death of thomas Fleming, English judge (b. 1544)  

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