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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 07

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1282  Princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan (d. 1316) was born on this day in history.  

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 August - 07.  

1598  Georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules) was born on this day in history.  

1726  James Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (d. 1790) was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history death of majorian, Roman Emperor (assassinated) (b. 420)  

0479  On August - 07 death of emperor Yūryaku of Japan  

1033  Death of Frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine on this day in history.  

1106  Henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54 on August - 07.  

1485  On August - 07 death of alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince  

1547  Cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies on August - 07.  

1609  Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 on August - 07.  

1613  On August - 07 death of thomas Fleming, English judge (b. 1544)  

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