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.