1282 On this day in history birth of princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan (d. 1316)
1533 On this day in history birth of alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, Basque soldier and poet (d. 1595)
1560 Elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian countess and serial killer (d. 1614) was born on August - 07.
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 August - 07.
1742 On this day in history birth of nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General
1746 On August - 07 birth of daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian
0461 On this day in history death of majorian, Roman Emperor (assassinated) (b. 420)
0479 Death of Emperor Yūryaku of Japan on this day in history.
1033 On August - 07 death of frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine
1106 On this day in history henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54
1485 On August - 07 death of alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince
1547 On this day in history cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies
1609 On August - 07 eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60
1613 Death of Thomas Fleming, English judge (b. 1544) on August - 07.