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Historical Events In August - 07

Tuesday, 09 August 2022

1916  On August - 07 charles E Manning, Australian judge/major, dies in battle at 36  

1918  On this day in history cees Buddingh', Dutch poet/writer/interpreter  

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

1921  On this day in history cyclist Piet Moeskops becomes world champ sprinter  

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

1921  On August - 07 alexander A Block, Russian poet (Dvenatsat), dies at 40  

1923  On this day in history hendrik Pierson, Dutch theologist (H Pierson Foundation), dies at 89  

1924  Camille Zeckwer, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

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

1925  Felice Bryant, Milwaukee, rock writer (Bye Bye Love) on August - 07.  

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

1927  Peace Bridge between US & Canada dedicated on this day in history.  

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  Alphonse MAJ Ariëns, Dutch RC pastor/social worker, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1929  Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms Dutch govt on this day in history.  

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

1930  On this day in history 2 black guys lynched in Marion Indiana  

1930  Velio Tormis, composer on this day in history.  

1931  On August - 07 charles E. Rice, American legal scholar and author  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

1938  Dewi Lorwerth Ellis Bebb, rugby international/journalist on this day in history.  

1938  On August - 07 konstantin S Stanislavski, Russian director (S Method), dies at 75  

1939  On August - 07 verna Bloom, Lynn MA, actress (After Hours, Badge 373)  

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  On August - 07 birth of princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan (d. 1316)  

1533  On this day in history 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  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 August - 07.  

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

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

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

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

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