Historical Events In August - 07
Saturday, 10 April 2021
1940 On August - 07 churchill recognizes De Gaulle govt in exile
1940 On this day in history marlyn Mason, San Fernando Cal, actress (Making It, Peyton Place)
1941 On this day in history 551 Jews are shot in Kishnev ghetto in Romania
1941 On August - 07 thomas F Hartnett, (Rep-R-SC, 1981-86)
1941 On August - 07 radindranath Tagore, Indian philosopher/poet/writer, dies at 80
1942 American marines begin assault on Guadalcanal on August - 07.
1942 1st American offensive in Pacific in WW2, Guadalcanal, Solomon Is on this day in history.
1942 On this day in history anjanette Comer, Dawson Tx, actress (Baby, Lepke)
1942 On August - 07 richard Gott, Brit gen/commandant of 8th Army, dies in battle at 43
1943 Red Army recaptures Bogodukov on August - 07.
1943 Gustav Schmidt, German lt-general, dies in battle on August - 07.
1944 On August - 07 german counterattacks at Avranches "bottleneck." Allies successfully defend advances and continue to sweep Brittany.
1944 Anton de Kom arrested by Surinam resistance fighter on this day in history.
1946 First coin bearing portrait of Negro authorized on this day in history.
1946 1st coin bearing portrait of Negro authorized on this day in history.
1947 On August - 07 balsa raft Kon Tiki crashes into a Polynesian archipelago reef
1948 1st Dutch government of Beel resigns on August - 07.
1949 On this day in history "All after Love" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 121 perfs
1950 On this day in history cabinet decides to recruit and create a special Canadian armed force of 5,000 men for service with United Nations in Korea.
1950 Police bar white players-Lou Chirban, Stan Mierko, & Frank Dyle, from playing in Negro League on August - 07.
1951 On August - 07 douglas D-558-II Skyrocket reaches 1,992 kph
1953 Eastern Airlines enters the jet age, uses Electra prop-jet on August - 07.
1953 Eastern Airlines enters jet age, uses Electra prop-jet on August - 07.
1954 "Golden Apple" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 125 performances on this day in history.
1955 On August - 07 bar-Ilan University founded in Israel
1956 On August - 07 boston Red Sox fine Ted Williams $5,000 for spitting at Boston fans
1957 On August - 07 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1957 On August - 07 oliver Hardy, comedian of Laurel & Hardy, dies at 65
1959 On this day in history explorer 6 transmits first TV photo of Earth from space
1959 On August - 07 explorer 6 transmits 1st TV photo of Earth from space
1959 Armas Emmanuel Launis, composer, dies at 75 on August - 07.
1960 On August - 07 ivory Coast gains independence from France
1960 Students stage kneel-in demonstrations in Atlanta churches on this day in history.
1960 The Ivory Coast gains independence from France on this day in history.