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.