Historical Events In August - 07
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
1882 On August - 07 hatfields of south WV & McCoys of east Ky feud, 100 wounded or die
1883 On August - 07 j Ringelnatz, writer
1884 On this day in history germany annexes Angra Pequena (Southwest-Africa)
1885 On August - 07 5 German warships anchor at Zanzibar
1885 On this day in history billie Burke, Washington DC, actress (Glinda-Wizard of Oz)
1885 On August - 07 antony EJ Modderman, Dutch minister of Justice (1879-83), dies at 46
1886 Louis Hazeltine, inventor (neutrodyne circuit, making radio possible) on August - 07.
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 On August - 07 53rd Congress (1893-95) convenes
1893 Alfredo Catalani, composer, dies at 39 on August - 07.
1895 On August - 07 edward Gill, baseball player
1897 On this day in history franz J Weinrich, [Heinrich Lerse], German writer (Himmlisches)
1899 On August - 07 ricci Riano, England
1900 Diamond workers in Amsterdam strike on August - 07.
1900 On August - 07 taylor Caldwell, novelist
1903 On this day in history the birth of Louis Leakey, British archaeologist
1903 On this day in history louis Leakey, anthropologist (1964 Richard Hooper Medal)
1904 On this day in history train derailed on bridge in Eden Colo during a flash flood, kills 96
1904 On this day in history ralph J Bunche, founder/diplomat (UN) (Nobel 1950)
1906 Gerhard Frommel, composer on this day in history.
1907 Walter Johnson wins 1st of his 416 wins, 7-2 over Cleveland on August - 07.
1907 On this day in history ben Carter, NYC, actor (Dark Alibi, Dressed to Kill)
1909 On August - 07 uS issues 1st Lincoln penny
1911 R Nicholas Ray, Galesville WI, director (Rebel Without a Cause) on August - 07.
1912 Progressive (Bull Moose) Party nominates Theodore Roosevelt for pres on August - 07.
1913 On August - 07 david Popper, composer, dies at 70
1914 On this day in history british Gloucester vs German Breslau/Goeben off Greece
1914 Ted Moore, South Africa, cinematographer (James Bond) on this day in history.
1914 On this day in history b B (Bransby) Cooper, cricketer (Test for Australia), dies
1915 Charge of Australian Light Horse Brigade at the Nek, Gallipoli on August - 07.
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 August - 07 assault up Russell's Top at Gallipolis, 232 Australians die