Historical Events In August - 07
Monday, 10 May 2021
1882 Hatfields of south WV & McCoys of east Ky feud, 100 wounded or die on August - 07.
1883 J Ringelnatz, writer on this day in history.
1884 On August - 07 germany annexes Angra Pequena (Southwest-Africa)
1885 On this day in history 5 German warships anchor at Zanzibar
1885 On August - 07 billie Burke, Washington DC, actress (Glinda-Wizard of Oz)
1885 Antony EJ Modderman, Dutch minister of Justice (1879-83), dies at 46 on August - 07.
1886 On August - 07 louis Hazeltine, inventor (neutrodyne circuit, making radio possible)
1887 Jan HA Eman, Aruban politician on August - 07.
1888 Patent for revolving door granted on this day in history.
1888 Theophilus Van Kannel of Phila patents revolving door on August - 07.
1893 53rd Congress (1893-95) convenes on this day in history.
1893 Alfredo Catalani, composer, dies at 39 on this day in history.
1895 On August - 07 edward Gill, baseball player
1897 Franz J Weinrich, [Heinrich Lerse], German writer (Himmlisches) on August - 07.
1899 Ricci Riano, England on August - 07.
1900 Diamond workers in Amsterdam strike on this day in history.
1900 On this day in history taylor Caldwell, novelist
1903 On this day in history the birth of Louis Leakey, British archaeologist
1903 Louis Leakey, anthropologist (1964 Richard Hooper Medal) on this day in history.
1904 On August - 07 train derailed on bridge in Eden Colo during a flash flood, kills 96
1904 Ralph J Bunche, founder/diplomat (UN) (Nobel 1950) on this day in history.
1906 Gerhard Frommel, composer on this day in history.
1907 Walter Johnson wins 1st of his 416 wins, 7-2 over Cleveland on this day in history.
1907 Ben Carter, NYC, actor (Dark Alibi, Dressed to Kill) on this day in history.
1909 US issues 1st Lincoln penny on this day in history.
1911 R Nicholas Ray, Galesville WI, director (Rebel Without a Cause) on August - 07.
1912 On this day in history progressive (Bull Moose) Party nominates Theodore Roosevelt for pres
1913 On August - 07 david Popper, composer, dies at 70
1914 British Gloucester vs German Breslau/Goeben off Greece on this day in history.
1914 On August - 07 ted Moore, South Africa, cinematographer (James Bond)
1914 B B (Bransby) Cooper, cricketer (Test for Australia), dies on this day in history.
1915 Charge of Australian Light Horse Brigade at the Nek, Gallipoli on this day in history.
1915 Crpl. Cyril Royston Guyton BASSETT, NZ Divisional Signals, NZ Engineers won the Victoria Cross at Chunuk Bair, on the Gallipoli Peninsula on August - 07.
1915 Assault up Russell's Top at Gallipolis, 232 Australians die on this day in history.