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Historical Events In August - 07

Thursday, 26 May 2022

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  On this day in history germany annexes Angra Pequena (Southwest-Africa)  

1885  On August - 07 5 German warships anchor at Zanzibar  

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

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  Jan HA Eman, Aruban politician on this day in history.  

1888  Patent for revolving door granted on August - 07.  

1888  On this day in history theophilus Van Kannel of Phila patents revolving door  

1893  On August - 07 53rd Congress (1893-95) convenes  

1893  On August - 07 alfredo Catalani, composer, dies at 39  

1895  On August - 07 edward Gill, baseball player  

1897  On this day in history franz J Weinrich, [Heinrich Lerse], German writer (Himmlisches)  

1899  On August - 07 ricci Riano, England  

1900  Diamond workers in Amsterdam strike on August - 07.  

1900  On this day in history taylor Caldwell, novelist  

1903  On this day in history the birth of Louis Leakey, British archaeologist  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

1907  Ben Carter, NYC, actor (Dark Alibi, Dressed to Kill) on this day in history.  

1909  US issues 1st Lincoln penny on this day in history.  

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

1912  Progressive (Bull Moose) Party nominates Theodore Roosevelt for pres on August - 07.  

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

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

1914  On August - 07 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  On August - 07 crpl. Cyril Royston Guyton BASSETT, NZ Divisional Signals, NZ Engineers won the Victoria Cross at Chunuk Bair, on the Gallipoli Peninsula  

1915  On August - 07 assault up Russell's Top at Gallipolis, 232 Australians die  

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

1560  Elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian countess and serial killer (d. 1614) was born on August - 07.  

1574  On August - 07 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  James Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (d. 1790) was born on this day in history.  

1742  On this day in history birth of nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General  

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

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  On this day in history death of emperor Yūryaku of Japan  

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

1106  Henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54 on August - 07.  

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 this day in history eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60  

1613  On August - 07 death of thomas Fleming, English judge (b. 1544)  

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