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Historical Events In August - 07

Thursday, 06 May 2021

1882  On August - 07 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 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 August - 07.  

1887  Jan HA Eman, Aruban politician on this day in history.  

1888  On this day in history patent for revolving door granted  

1888  Theophilus Van Kannel of Phila patents revolving door on this day in history.  

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

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

1895  On this day in history edward Gill, baseball player  

1897  Franz J Weinrich, [Heinrich Lerse], German writer (Himmlisches) on this day in history.  

1899  Ricci Riano, England on this day in history.  

1900  On this day in history 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  On August - 07 louis Leakey, anthropologist (1964 Richard Hooper Medal)  

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  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 August - 07.  

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

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  British Gloucester vs German Breslau/Goeben off Greece on this day in history.  

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 August - 07 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  On this day in history 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  Princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan (d. 1316) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1574  Robert Dudley, styled Earl of Warwick, English writer (d. 1649) was born on this day in history.  

1598  Georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules) was born on this day in history.  

1726  On August - 07 birth of james Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (d. 1790)  

1742  Nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1033  Death of Frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine on this day in history.  

1106  On this day in history henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54  

1485  On August - 07 death of alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince  

1547  Cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies on this day in history.  

1609  On August - 07 eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60  

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

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