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Historical Events In August - 07

Tuesday, 02 March 2021

1882  On this day in history hatfields of south WV & McCoys of east Ky feud, 100 wounded or die  

1883  On this day in history j Ringelnatz, writer  

1884  Germany annexes Angra Pequena (Southwest-Africa) on this day in history.  

1885  5 German warships anchor at Zanzibar on August - 07.  

1885  Billie Burke, Washington DC, actress (Glinda-Wizard of Oz) on this day in history.  

1885  On August - 07 antony EJ Modderman, Dutch minister of Justice (1879-83), dies at 46  

1886  Louis Hazeltine, inventor (neutrodyne circuit, making radio possible) on this day in history.  

1887  On August - 07 jan HA Eman, Aruban politician  

1888  On August - 07 patent for revolving door granted  

1888  Theophilus Van Kannel of Phila patents revolving door on August - 07.  

1893  53rd Congress (1893-95) convenes on August - 07.  

1893  Alfredo Catalani, composer, dies at 39 on August - 07.  

1895  On August - 07 edward Gill, baseball player  

1897  On August - 07 franz J Weinrich, [Heinrich Lerse], German writer (Himmlisches)  

1899  On August - 07 ricci Riano, England  

1900  On August - 07 diamond workers in Amsterdam strike  

1900  On this day in history taylor Caldwell, novelist  

1903  On August - 07 the birth of Louis Leakey, British archaeologist  

1903  Louis Leakey, anthropologist (1964 Richard Hooper Medal) on August - 07.  

1904  Train derailed on bridge in Eden Colo during a flash flood, kills 96 on this day in history.  

1904  On August - 07 ralph J Bunche, founder/diplomat (UN) (Nobel 1950)  

1906  Gerhard Frommel, composer on this day in history.  

1907  On August - 07 walter Johnson wins 1st of his 416 wins, 7-2 over Cleveland  

1907  Ben Carter, NYC, actor (Dark Alibi, Dressed to Kill) on August - 07.  

1909  On this day in history uS issues 1st Lincoln penny  

1911  On August - 07 r Nicholas Ray, Galesville WI, director (Rebel Without a Cause)  

1912  On August - 07 progressive (Bull Moose) Party nominates Theodore Roosevelt for pres  

1913  David Popper, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1914  British Gloucester vs German Breslau/Goeben off Greece on August - 07.  

1914  Ted Moore, South Africa, cinematographer (James Bond) on August - 07.  

1914  On this day in history b B (Bransby) Cooper, cricketer (Test for Australia), dies  

1915  On August - 07 charge of Australian Light Horse Brigade at the Nek, Gallipoli  

1915  Crpl. Cyril Royston Guyton BASSETT, NZ Divisional Signals, NZ Engineers won the Victoria Cross at Chunuk Bair, on the Gallipoli Peninsula on August - 07.  

1915  Assault up Russell's Top at Gallipolis, 232 Australians die on August - 07.  

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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 Zúñiga, Basque soldier and poet (d. 1595) was born on this day in history.  

1560  Elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian countess and serial killer (d. 1614) was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birth of nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General  

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

0479  Death of Emperor Yūryaku of Japan on this day in history.  

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  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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