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Historical Events Happened In August - 07

Thursday, 28 July 2016

1960  Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire) gains independence from France on August - 07.  

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 August - 07.  

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

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 August - 07.  

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

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

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

1970  On this day in history first computer chess tournament  

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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 this day in history.  

1973  Jack Gregory, cricketer (scorer of fastest ton Australia 1921), dies on this day in history.  

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

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

1978  Thousands of mourners file past the body of Pope Paul VI on this day in history.  

1978  On this day in history franz Alphons Wolpert, composer, dies at 60  

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

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

1983  On this day in history first World Track & Field Championships  

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 August - 07.  

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

1987  Camille Chamoun, president of Lebanon, dies at 87 on August - 07.  

1988  On August - 07 writers guild end their 6 months strike  

1989  On August - 07 mickey Leland, (Rep-D-Tx), & 15 others dies in plane crash in Ethiopia  

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

1990  Eva Sully Block, actress (Kid Millions), dies of heart failure at 88 on this day in history.  

1991  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan (d. 1316)  

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

1560  On this day in history 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 August - 07 birth of georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules)  

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

0479  On August - 07 death of emperor Yūryaku of Japan  

1033  Death of Frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine on this day in history.  

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

1485  On August - 07 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)  

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