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Historical Events Happened In August - 07

Friday, 25 April 2014

1960  Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire) gains independence from France on this day in history.  

1960  Vaino Hannikainen, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR  

1962  On this day in history 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  Joseph Kosma, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1970  4 killed in courthouse shootout in San Rafael, Calif on this day in history.  

1970  First computer chess tournament on this day in history.  

1970  On this day in history ... Haley, US judge, shot dead  

1971  On this day in history apollo 15 returns to Earth  

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

1973  On this day in history jack Gregory, cricketer (scorer of fastest ton Australia 1921), dies  

1974  On this day in history philippe Petit walks tightrope strung between the twin towers of the World Trade Center  

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

1976  US Viking 2 goes into Martian orbit after 11-month flight from Earth on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history franz Alphons Wolpert, composer, dies at 60  

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  On this day in history first World Track & Field Championships  

1984  Esther Phillips, US singer (What a Difference a Day Makes), dies at 48 on this day in history.  

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

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

1990  On this day in history saudi Arabia allows US troops on their soil to stop an Iraqi invasion  

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

1991  Billy James, comedian/singer (Women at Play, Lusty Business), dies on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birth of princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan (d. 1316)  

1533  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1746  Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of emperor Yūryaku of Japan  

1033  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

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