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.