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Historical Events In August - 07

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1882  Hatfields of south WV & McCoys of east Ky feud, 100 wounded or die on August - 07.  

1883  J Ringelnatz, writer on this day in history.  

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

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

1885  On this day in history billie Burke, Washington DC, actress (Glinda-Wizard of Oz)  

1885  Antony EJ Modderman, Dutch minister of Justice (1879-83), dies at 46 on this day in history.  

1886  On August - 07 louis Hazeltine, inventor (neutrodyne circuit, making radio possible)  

1887  On August - 07 jan HA Eman, Aruban politician  

1888  On this day in history patent for revolving door granted  

1888  On August - 07 theophilus Van Kannel of Phila patents revolving door  

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

1893  On this day in history alfredo Catalani, composer, dies at 39  

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  Diamond workers in Amsterdam strike on this day in history.  

1900  Taylor Caldwell, novelist on this day in history.  

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

1903  On this day in history louis Leakey, anthropologist (1964 Richard Hooper Medal)  

1904  Train derailed on bridge in Eden Colo during a flash flood, kills 96 on August - 07.  

1904  Ralph J Bunche, founder/diplomat (UN) (Nobel 1950) on August - 07.  

1906  On this day in history gerhard Frommel, composer  

1907  Walter Johnson wins 1st of his 416 wins, 7-2 over Cleveland on August - 07.  

1907  On August - 07 ben Carter, NYC, actor (Dark Alibi, Dressed to Kill)  

1909  On August - 07 uS issues 1st Lincoln penny  

1911  R Nicholas Ray, Galesville WI, director (Rebel Without a Cause) on this day in history.  

1912  Progressive (Bull Moose) Party nominates Theodore Roosevelt for pres on this day in history.  

1913  David Popper, composer, dies at 70 on August - 07.  

1914  On this day in history british Gloucester vs German Breslau/Goeben off Greece  

1914  On this day in history ted Moore, South Africa, cinematographer (James Bond)  

1914  B B (Bransby) Cooper, cricketer (Test for Australia), dies on August - 07.  

1915  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 07

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1282  On August - 07 birth of princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan (d. 1316)  

1533  Alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, Basque soldier and poet (d. 1595) was born on August - 07.  

1560  On this day in history birth of elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian countess and serial killer (d. 1614)  

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 August - 07 birth of nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General  

1746  Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 07

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0461  On August - 07 death of majorian, Roman Emperor (assassinated) (b. 420)  

0479  On this day in history death of emperor Yūryaku of Japan  

1033  Death of Frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine on August - 07.  

1106  On August - 07 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 this day in history.  

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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