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Historical Events In August - 07

Friday, 03 July 2020

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

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

1920  On this day in history jan Walravens, Flemish writer (Motionless at Sea)  

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

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

1921  On this day in history alexander A Block, Russian poet (Dvenatsat), dies at 40  

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 August - 07 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 this day in history.  

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

1927  On this day in history carl Switzer, IL, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang)  

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

1928  On this day in history alphonse MAJ Ariëns, Dutch RC pastor/social worker, dies at 68  

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

1930  On August - 07 velio Tormis, composer  

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

1931  On this day in history leon Bismarck "Bix" Beiderbecke, jazz cornetist (In Mist), dies at 29  

1932  Ann Harding, US, actress (East is West, Janie) on this day in history.  

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

1933  Jerry [Eugene] Pournelle, US, sci-fi author (Mercenary, Red Dragon) on this day in history.  

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

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  2 die in a NYC subway accident on this day in history.  

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

1938  Konstantin S Stanislavski, Russian director (S Method), dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1939  Verna Bloom, Lynn MA, actress (After Hours, Badge 373) on this day in history.  

1940  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan (d. 1316)  

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

1560  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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

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  Death of Majorian, Roman Emperor (assassinated) (b. 420) on this day in history.  

0479  Death of Emperor Yūryaku of Japan on this day in history.  

1033  Death of Frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine on August - 07.  

1106  On this day in history henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54  

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 August - 07.  

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