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 August - 07.
1560 Elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian countess and serial killer (d. 1614) was born on this day in history.
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 August - 07.
1726 On this day in history birth of james Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (d. 1790)
1742 Nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General was born on August - 07.
1746 On August - 07 birth of daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian
0461 Death of Majorian, Roman Emperor (assassinated) (b. 420) on August - 07.
0479 Death of Emperor Yūryaku of Japan on this day in history.
1033 Death of Frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine on August - 07.
1106 On August - 07 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 Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1613 On August - 07 death of thomas Fleming, English judge (b. 1544)