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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 07

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1282  On August - 07 birth of princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan (d. 1316)  

1533  Alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, Basque soldier and poet (d. 1595) was born on this day in history.  

1560  On August - 07 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 this day in history.  

1598  On August - 07 birth of georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules)  

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

1742  On this day in history birth of nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General  

1746  On this day in history birth of daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian  

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Famous Deaths In August - 07

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0461  Death of Majorian, Roman Emperor (assassinated) (b. 420) on this day in history.  

0479  Death of Emperor Yūryaku of Japan on August - 07.  

1033  On this day in history death of frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine  

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 this day in history.  

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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