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Historical Events In August - 07

Monday, 01 March 2021

1916  Charles E Manning, Australian judge/major, dies in battle at 36 on August - 07.  

1918  Cees Buddingh', Dutch poet/writer/interpreter on this day in history.  

1920  Jan Walravens, Flemish writer (Motionless at Sea) on August - 07.  

1921  Cyclist Piet Moeskops becomes world champ sprinter on this day in history.  

1921  On this day in history karel Husa, Prague Czechoslovakia, composer (Trojan Women)  

1921  Alexander A Block, Russian poet (Dvenatsat), dies at 40 on this day in history.  

1923  Hendrik Pierson, Dutch theologist (H Pierson Foundation), dies at 89 on this day in history.  

1924  On August - 07 camille Zeckwer, composer, dies at 49  

1925  On this day in history league of Nation advises against Turk/Iraqi division of Mosoelgebied  

1925  On this day in history felice Bryant, Milwaukee, rock writer (Bye Bye Love)  

1926  Amo Houghton, (Rep-R-New York) on August - 07.  

1927  On this day in history peace Bridge between US & Canada dedicated  

1927  Carl Switzer, IL, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang) on this day in history.  

1928  Abebe Bikila, Ethiopian marathon runner (Olympic-gold-1960, 64) on August - 07.  

1928  On August - 07 alphonse MAJ Ariëns, Dutch RC pastor/social worker, dies at 68  

1929  On this day in history charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms Dutch govt  

1929  Don Larsen, pitcher (NY Yankees), on what must have been a perfect day on August - 07.  

1930  2 black guys lynched in Marion Indiana on this day in history.  

1930  Velio Tormis, composer on this day in history.  

1931  Charles E. Rice, American legal scholar and author on this day in history.  

1931  Leon Bismarck "Bix" Beiderbecke, jazz cornetist (In Mist), dies at 29 on August - 07.  

1932  On this day in history ann Harding, US, actress (East is West, Janie)  

1933  On August - 07 the Iraqi Government slaughters over 3,000 Assyrians in the village of Sumail. The day becomes known as Assyrian Martyrs Day.  

1933  Jerry [Eugene] Pournelle, US, sci-fi author (Mercenary, Red Dragon) on August - 07.  

1934  On August - 07 uS Court of Appeals upheld lower court ruling striking down govt's attempt to ban controversial James Joyce novel "Ulysses"  

1935  60% of voters agrees to nazism in Danzig (Gdansk) on this day in history.  

1936  Charles Pope, US soul singer (Tams-Hey Girl Don't Bother Me) on this day in history.  

1937  Don Wilson, cricketer (England slow left-armer between 1963-71) on August - 07.  

1938  2 die in a New York subway accident on August - 07.  

1938  On August - 07 2 die in a NYC subway accident  

1938  On this day in history dewi Lorwerth Ellis Bebb, rugby international/journalist  

1938  On this day in history konstantin S Stanislavski, Russian director (S Method), dies at 75  

1939  On this day in history verna Bloom, Lynn MA, actress (After Hours, Badge 373)  

1940  Largest amount paid for a stamp ($45,000 for an 1856 British Guiana) on this day in history.  

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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 August - 07.  

1533  Alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, Basque soldier and poet (d. 1595) was born on this day in history.  

1560  On August - 07 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 August - 07.  

1598  Georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules) was born on August - 07.  

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  

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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 August - 07 death of emperor Yūryaku of Japan  

1033  On this day in history 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  Death of Alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince on August - 07.  

1547  On this day in history cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies  

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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