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Historical Events In August - 07

Thursday, 13 May 2021

1916  Charles E Manning, Australian judge/major, dies in battle at 36 on this day in history.  

1918  On August - 07 cees Buddingh', Dutch poet/writer/interpreter  

1920  On August - 07 jan Walravens, Flemish writer (Motionless at Sea)  

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

1921  On August - 07 karel Husa, Prague Czechoslovakia, composer (Trojan Women)  

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

1923  On August - 07 hendrik Pierson, Dutch theologist (H Pierson Foundation), dies at 89  

1924  On this day in history camille Zeckwer, composer, dies at 49  

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

1925  On August - 07 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  On this day in history carl Switzer, IL, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang)  

1928  On this day in history abebe Bikila, Ethiopian marathon runner (Olympic-gold-1960, 64)  

1928  Alphonse MAJ Ariëns, Dutch RC pastor/social worker, dies at 68 on August - 07.  

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

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

1930  On August - 07 2 black guys lynched in Marion Indiana  

1930  On this day in history velio Tormis, composer  

1931  On this day in history charles E. Rice, American legal scholar and author  

1931  Leon Bismarck "Bix" Beiderbecke, jazz cornetist (In Mist), dies at 29 on this day in history.  

1932  Ann Harding, US, actress (East is West, Janie) on August - 07.  

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

1933  On August - 07 jerry [Eugene] Pournelle, US, sci-fi author (Mercenary, Red Dragon)  

1934  On this day in history uS Court of Appeals upheld lower court ruling striking down govt's attempt to ban controversial James Joyce novel "Ulysses"  

1935  On August - 07 60% of voters agrees to nazism in Danzig (Gdansk)  

1936  On August - 07 charles Pope, US soul singer (Tams-Hey Girl Don't Bother Me)  

1937  On this day in history don Wilson, cricketer (England slow left-armer between 1963-71)  

1938  2 die in a New York subway accident on this day in history.  

1938  On this day in history 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  Verna Bloom, Lynn MA, actress (After Hours, Badge 373) on this day in history.  

1940  Largest amount paid for a stamp ($45,000 for an 1856 British Guiana) on August - 07.  

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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  Elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian countess and serial killer (d. 1614) was born on this day in history.  

1574  On this day in history birth of robert Dudley, styled Earl of Warwick, English writer (d. 1649)  

1598  On August - 07 birth of georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules)  

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

1742  On August - 07 birth of nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General  

1746  Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian was born on August - 07.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 07

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0461  On August - 07 death of majorian, Roman Emperor (assassinated) (b. 420)  

0479  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

1547  On August - 07 cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies  

1609  On this day in history eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60  

1613  Death of Thomas Fleming, English judge (b. 1544) on this day in history.  

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