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Historical Events In August - 07

Sunday, 16 May 2021

1782  On this day in history george Washington creates Order of Purple Heart  

1783  On August - 07 john Heathcoat, inventor (lace-making machinery)  

1786  Friedrich Schwindl, composer, dies at 49 on August - 07.  

1789  On this day in history uS War Department established  

1789  On this day in history congress creates Dept of War & Lighthouse Service  

1798  Johann Gottlieb Sollner, composer, dies at 65 on August - 07.  

1799  John Bacon, English sculptor, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

1802  On this day in history napoleon orders re-instatement of slavery on St Domingue (Haiti)  

1814  On August - 07 pope Pius VII reinstates Jesuits  

1816  On August - 07 dionysius G van der Keessel, Dut lawyer (Theses selectae), dies at 77  

1818  Henry Charles Litolff, French composer/pianist on this day in history.  

1819  Battle of Boyac ; Bol­var defeats Spanish in Colombia on this day in history.  

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

1820  First potatoes planted in Hawaii on this day in history.  

1820  1st potatoes planted in Hawaii on August - 07.  

1823  Faustina Hasse Hodges, composer on August - 07.  

1826  On this day in history 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  Powell Clayton, Brig General (Union volunteers)/(Gov-R-Ark) on August - 07.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1867  On August - 07 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  On this day in history the birth of Mata Hari, Dutch born dancer and spy  

1876  Mata Hari, [Margaretha G Zelle], dancer/courtesan/spy (WW I) on August - 07.  

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

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

1880  On August - 07 ernst Laqueur, chemist/pharmacology/psychology (sexual hormones)  

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

1560  Elizabeth BĂĄthory, 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 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 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  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  Cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies on August - 07.  

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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