Historical Events In August - 07
Tuesday, 09 August 2022
1916 On August - 07 charles E Manning, Australian judge/major, dies in battle at 36
1918 On this day in history cees Buddingh', Dutch poet/writer/interpreter
1920 On August - 07 jan Walravens, Flemish writer (Motionless at Sea)
1921 On this day in history cyclist Piet Moeskops becomes world champ sprinter
1921 On August - 07 karel Husa, Prague Czechoslovakia, composer (Trojan Women)
1921 On August - 07 alexander A Block, Russian poet (Dvenatsat), dies at 40
1923 On this day in history hendrik Pierson, Dutch theologist (H Pierson Foundation), dies at 89
1924 Camille Zeckwer, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1925 On this day in history 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 August - 07.
1927 Peace Bridge between US & Canada dedicated on this day in history.
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 Alphonse MAJ Ariëns, Dutch RC pastor/social worker, dies at 68 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 2 black guys lynched in Marion Indiana
1930 Velio Tormis, composer on this day in history.
1931 On August - 07 charles E. Rice, American legal scholar and author
1931 Leon Bismarck "Bix" Beiderbecke, jazz cornetist (In Mist), dies at 29 on August - 07.
1932 Ann Harding, US, actress (East is West, Janie) on August - 07.
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 this day in history.
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 On August - 07 60% of voters agrees to nazism in Danzig (Gdansk)
1936 Charles Pope, US soul singer (Tams-Hey Girl Don't Bother Me) on this day in history.
1937 On this day in history don Wilson, cricketer (England slow left-armer between 1963-71)
1938 On August - 07 2 die in a New York subway accident
1938 On August - 07 2 die in a NYC subway accident
1938 Dewi Lorwerth Ellis Bebb, rugby international/journalist on this day in history.
1938 On August - 07 konstantin S Stanislavski, Russian director (S Method), dies at 75
1939 On August - 07 verna Bloom, Lynn MA, actress (After Hours, Badge 373)
1940 Largest amount paid for a stamp ($45,000 for an 1856 British Guiana) on August - 07.