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Historical Events In August - 07

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

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

1918  Cees Buddingh', Dutch poet/writer/interpreter on August - 07.  

1920  Jan Walravens, Flemish writer (Motionless at Sea) on this day in history.  

1921  Cyclist Piet Moeskops becomes world champ sprinter on August - 07.  

1921  Karel Husa, Prague Czechoslovakia, composer (Trojan Women) on August - 07.  

1921  Alexander A Block, Russian poet (Dvenatsat), dies at 40 on August - 07.  

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

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

1925  League of Nation advises against Turk/Iraqi division of Mosoelgebied on August - 07.  

1925  On August - 07 felice Bryant, Milwaukee, rock writer (Bye Bye Love)  

1926  On August - 07 amo Houghton, (Rep-R-New York)  

1927  On August - 07 peace Bridge between US & Canada dedicated  

1927  On August - 07 carl Switzer, IL, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang)  

1928  Abebe Bikila, Ethiopian marathon runner (Olympic-gold-1960, 64) on this day in history.  

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

1929  Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms Dutch govt on August - 07.  

1929  Don Larsen, pitcher (NY Yankees), on what must have been a perfect day on this day in history.  

1930  2 black guys lynched in Marion Indiana on August - 07.  

1930  On August - 07 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  On this day in history ann Harding, US, actress (East is West, Janie)  

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

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 this day in history 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 August - 07 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 August - 07 2 die in a NYC subway accident  

1938  On August - 07 dewi Lorwerth Ellis Bebb, rugby international/journalist  

1938  Konstantin S Stanislavski, Russian director (S Method), dies at 75 on August - 07.  

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

1940  On August - 07 largest amount paid for a stamp ($45,000 for an 1856 British Guiana)  

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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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history birth of james Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (d. 1790)  

1742  Nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General was born on August - 07.  

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 August - 07.  

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 August - 07 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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