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 this day in history.
1574 On this day in history birth of robert Dudley, styled Earl of Warwick, English writer (d. 1649)
1598 On August - 07 birth of georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules)
1726 On this day in history birth of james Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (d. 1790)
1742 On August - 07 birth of nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General
1746 Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian was born on August - 07.
0461 Death of Majorian, Roman Emperor (assassinated) (b. 420) on August - 07.
0479 Death of Emperor Yūryaku of Japan on August - 07.
1033 Death of Frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine on this day in history.
1106 On August - 07 henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54
1485 Death of Alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince on this day in history.
1547 Cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies on August - 07.
1609 On this day in history eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60
1613 On August - 07 death of thomas Fleming, English judge (b. 1544)