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 August - 07.
1560 Elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian countess and serial killer (d. 1614) was born on this day in history.
1574 On August - 07 birth of robert Dudley, styled Earl of Warwick, English writer (d. 1649)
1598 On this day in history 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 Nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General was born on August - 07.
1746 Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian was born on August - 07.
0461 On August - 07 death of majorian, Roman Emperor (assassinated) (b. 420)
0479 On August - 07 death of emperor Yūryaku of Japan
1033 On August - 07 death of frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine
1106 Henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54 on this day in history.
1485 Death of Alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince on August - 07.
1547 On August - 07 cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies
1609 Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 on August - 07.
1613 On this day in history death of thomas Fleming, English judge (b. 1544)