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Historical Events For August - 07

Friday, 24 February 2017

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

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

1961  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1962  USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.  

1962  Morris Louis, US painter (post painterly abstraction), dies at 49 on August - 07.  

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

1970  First computer chess tournament on this day in history.  

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

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

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  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 August - 07.  

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

1978  Thousands of mourners file past the body of Pope Paul VI on August - 07.  

1978  On August - 07 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 August - 07.  

1983  On August - 07 675,000 employees strike AT&T  

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 August - 07.  

1985  On this day in history 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  Lynne Cox swims 4.3 km from US to USSR in 39o F (4o C) Bering Sea on this day in history.  

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 August - 07 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 August - 07.  

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  Princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan (d. 1316) was born on this day in history.  

1533  On August - 07 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 August - 07.  

1574  On this day in history birth of robert Dudley, styled Earl of Warwick, English writer (d. 1649)  

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  Death of Majorian, Roman Emperor (assassinated) (b. 420) on August - 07.  

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

1033  On August - 07 death of frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine  

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

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

1547  On this day in history cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies  

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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