Historical Events In August - 07
Monday, 03 August 2020
1882 Hatfields of south WV & McCoys of east Ky feud, 100 wounded or die on this day in history.
1883 On this day in history j Ringelnatz, writer
1884 Germany annexes Angra Pequena (Southwest-Africa) on this day in history.
1885 On this day in history 5 German warships anchor at Zanzibar
1885 Billie Burke, Washington DC, actress (Glinda-Wizard of Oz) on this day in history.
1885 Antony EJ Modderman, Dutch minister of Justice (1879-83), dies at 46 on this day in history.
1886 Louis Hazeltine, inventor (neutrodyne circuit, making radio possible) on this day in history.
1887 Jan HA Eman, Aruban politician on this day in history.
1888 On this day in history patent for revolving door granted
1888 Theophilus Van Kannel of Phila patents revolving door on August - 07.
1893 53rd Congress (1893-95) convenes on August - 07.
1893 On this day in history alfredo Catalani, composer, dies at 39
1895 Edward Gill, baseball player on August - 07.
1897 Franz J Weinrich, [Heinrich Lerse], German writer (Himmlisches) on August - 07.
1899 On August - 07 ricci Riano, England
1900 On August - 07 diamond workers in Amsterdam strike
1900 On August - 07 taylor Caldwell, novelist
1903 The birth of Louis Leakey, British archaeologist on August - 07.
1903 On this day in history louis Leakey, anthropologist (1964 Richard Hooper Medal)
1904 Train derailed on bridge in Eden Colo during a flash flood, kills 96 on this day in history.
1904 On August - 07 ralph J Bunche, founder/diplomat (UN) (Nobel 1950)
1906 On August - 07 gerhard Frommel, composer
1907 Walter Johnson wins 1st of his 416 wins, 7-2 over Cleveland on August - 07.
1907 Ben Carter, NYC, actor (Dark Alibi, Dressed to Kill) on August - 07.
1909 US issues 1st Lincoln penny on this day in history.
1911 On August - 07 r Nicholas Ray, Galesville WI, director (Rebel Without a Cause)
1912 Progressive (Bull Moose) Party nominates Theodore Roosevelt for pres on this day in history.
1913 David Popper, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1914 On August - 07 british Gloucester vs German Breslau/Goeben off Greece
1914 On this day in history ted Moore, South Africa, cinematographer (James Bond)
1914 B B (Bransby) Cooper, cricketer (Test for Australia), dies on August - 07.
1915 On August - 07 charge of Australian Light Horse Brigade at the Nek, Gallipoli
1915 Crpl. Cyril Royston Guyton BASSETT, NZ Divisional Signals, NZ Engineers won the Victoria Cross at Chunuk Bair, on the Gallipoli Peninsula on this day in history.
1915 On this day in history assault up Russell's Top at Gallipolis, 232 Australians die