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Historical Events In August - 07

Sunday, 20 September 2020

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

1883  On this day in history j Ringelnatz, writer  

1884  On August - 07 germany annexes Angra Pequena (Southwest-Africa)  

1885  On this day in history 5 German warships anchor at Zanzibar  

1885  Billie Burke, Washington DC, actress (Glinda-Wizard of Oz) on August - 07.  

1885  Antony EJ Modderman, Dutch minister of Justice (1879-83), dies at 46 on August - 07.  

1886  On this day in history louis Hazeltine, inventor (neutrodyne circuit, making radio possible)  

1887  On this day in history jan HA Eman, Aruban politician  

1888  Patent for revolving door granted on this day in history.  

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

1893  53rd Congress (1893-95) convenes on this day in history.  

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

1895  On this day in history edward Gill, baseball player  

1897  Franz J Weinrich, [Heinrich Lerse], German writer (Himmlisches) on August - 07.  

1899  Ricci Riano, England on this day in history.  

1900  Diamond workers in Amsterdam strike on August - 07.  

1900  Taylor Caldwell, novelist on this day in history.  

1903  On this day in history 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  Ralph J Bunche, founder/diplomat (UN) (Nobel 1950) on this day in history.  

1906  On this day in history gerhard Frommel, composer  

1907  On this day in history walter Johnson wins 1st of his 416 wins, 7-2 over Cleveland  

1907  On this day in history ben Carter, NYC, actor (Dark Alibi, Dressed to Kill)  

1909  US issues 1st Lincoln penny on August - 07.  

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

1912  On this day in history progressive (Bull Moose) Party nominates Theodore Roosevelt for pres  

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

1914  On August - 07 british Gloucester vs German Breslau/Goeben off Greece  

1914  Ted Moore, South Africa, cinematographer (James Bond) on this day in history.  

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

1915  On this day in history charge of Australian Light Horse Brigade at the Nek, Gallipoli  

1915  On this day in history crpl. Cyril Royston Guyton BASSETT, NZ Divisional Signals, NZ Engineers won the Victoria Cross at Chunuk Bair, on the Gallipoli Peninsula  

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 this day in history birth of princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan (d. 1316)  

1533  On August - 07 birth of alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, Basque soldier and poet (d. 1595)  

1560  On August - 07 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  Georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules) was born on this day in history.  

1726  James Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (d. 1790) was born on August - 07.  

1742  Nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General was born on August - 07.  

1746  On this day in history birth of daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian  

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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  On August - 07 death of emperor Yūryaku of Japan  

1033  On August - 07 death of frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine  

1106  On August - 07 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  Cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies on this day in history.  

1609  Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1613  Death of Thomas Fleming, English judge (b. 1544) on August - 07.  

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