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Historical Events In August - 07

Monday, 28 September 2020

1782  George Washington creates Order of Purple Heart on August - 07.  

1783  On this day in history john Heathcoat, inventor (lace-making machinery)  

1786  On this day in history friedrich Schwindl, composer, dies at 49  

1789  US War Department established on August - 07.  

1789  On August - 07 congress creates Dept of War & Lighthouse Service  

1798  Johann Gottlieb Sollner, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1799  On this day in history john Bacon, English sculptor, dies at 58  

1802  Napoleon orders re-instatement of slavery on St Domingue (Haiti) on August - 07.  

1814  Pope Pius VII reinstates Jesuits on August - 07.  

1816  Dionysius G van der Keessel, Dut lawyer (Theses selectae), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1818  On August - 07 henry Charles Litolff, French composer/pianist  

1819  Battle of Boyac ; Bol­var defeats Spanish in Colombia on August - 07.  

1819  Battle of BoyacĂĄ; BolĂ­var defeats Spanish in Colombia on August - 07.  

1820  First potatoes planted in Hawaii on August - 07.  

1820  On this day in history 1st potatoes planted in Hawaii  

1823  Faustina Hasse Hodges, composer on this day in history.  

1826  On August - 07 carl AE Ahlqvist, [A Oksanen], Finnish poet (Suomalainen Runousoppi)  

1829  Thomas Ewing Jr, Major General, Bvt (Union volunteers), died in 1896 on August - 07.  

1833  On August - 07 powell Clayton, Brig General (Union volunteers)/(Gov-R-Ark)  

1836  Evander McIvor Law, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1920 on August - 07.  

1846  Johann Christian Heinrich Rinck, composer, dies at 76 on August - 07.  

1858  On this day in history ottawa chosen as the capital of Canada by British Queen Victoria  

1867  Battle of Moorefield, WV on August - 07.  

1867  On August - 07 emil Nolde, [Hansen], German painter/graphic artist  

1867  On this day in history ira F Aldridge, US actor (Othello/Shylock), dies in Lodes Poland at 63  

1868  On August - 07 granville Bantock, English composer/conductor (Hebridean Symphony)  

1870  19 kittens, born to Tarawood Antigone (4 still born) on this day in history.  

1872  Andries C D de Graeff, governor-general of Neth Indies (1926-31) on August - 07.  

1876  The birth of Mata Hari, Dutch born dancer and spy on this day in history.  

1876  On this day in history mata Hari, [Margaretha G Zelle], dancer/courtesan/spy (WW I)  

1879  On this day in history the opening of the Poor Man's Palace in Manchester.  

1879  J J Kotze, South African cricket fast bowler (1902-07) on this day in history.  

1880  Ernst Laqueur, chemist/pharmacology/psychology (sexual hormones) on this day in history.  

1882  On August - 07 hatfields of south WV & McCoys of east Ky feud, 100 wounded. Many dead.  

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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  Alonso de Ercilla y ZĂșñiga, Basque soldier and poet (d. 1595) was born on August - 07.  

1560  Elizabeth BĂĄthory, Hungarian countess and serial killer (d. 1614) was born on August - 07.  

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

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

1726  James Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (d. 1790) was born on this day in history.  

1742  Nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General was born on August - 07.  

1746  Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian was born on August - 07.  

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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 YĆ«ryaku of Japan on August - 07.  

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 August - 07.  

1485  Death of Alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince on August - 07.  

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

1609  On August - 07 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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