Historical Events In August - 07
Thursday, 24 September 2020
1916 Charles E Manning, Australian judge/major, dies in battle at 36 on August - 07.
1918 Cees Buddingh', Dutch poet/writer/interpreter on August - 07.
1920 Jan Walravens, Flemish writer (Motionless at Sea) on August - 07.
1921 On August - 07 cyclist Piet Moeskops becomes world champ sprinter
1921 On August - 07 karel Husa, Prague Czechoslovakia, composer (Trojan Women)
1921 Alexander A Block, Russian poet (Dvenatsat), dies at 40 on August - 07.
1923 On this day in history hendrik Pierson, Dutch theologist (H Pierson Foundation), dies at 89
1924 On August - 07 camille Zeckwer, composer, dies at 49
1925 League of Nation advises against Turk/Iraqi division of Mosoelgebied on this day in history.
1925 Felice Bryant, Milwaukee, rock writer (Bye Bye Love) on this day in history.
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 August - 07 charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms Dutch govt
1929 On this day in history don Larsen, pitcher (NY Yankees), on what must have been a perfect day
1930 2 black guys lynched in Marion Indiana on August - 07.
1930 Velio Tormis, composer on August - 07.
1931 Charles E. Rice, American legal scholar and author on August - 07.
1931 On August - 07 leon Bismarck "Bix" Beiderbecke, jazz cornetist (In Mist), dies at 29
1932 Ann Harding, US, actress (East is West, Janie) on August - 07.
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 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 60% of voters agrees to nazism in Danzig (Gdansk) on this day in history.
1936 On August - 07 charles Pope, US soul singer (Tams-Hey Girl Don't Bother Me)
1937 Don Wilson, cricketer (England slow left-armer between 1963-71) on August - 07.
1938 On August - 07 2 die in a New York subway accident
1938 2 die in a NYC subway accident on August - 07.
1938 Dewi Lorwerth Ellis Bebb, rugby international/journalist on August - 07.
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 August - 07.
1940 Largest amount paid for a stamp ($45,000 for an 1856 British Guiana) on this day in history.