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.