Historical Events In August - 07
Monday, 03 August 2020
1916 On this day in history charles E Manning, Australian judge/major, dies in battle at 36
1918 Cees Buddingh', Dutch poet/writer/interpreter on this day in history.
1920 On this day in history jan Walravens, Flemish writer (Motionless at Sea)
1921 Cyclist Piet Moeskops becomes world champ sprinter on August - 07.
1921 Karel Husa, Prague Czechoslovakia, composer (Trojan Women) on August - 07.
1921 Alexander A Block, Russian poet (Dvenatsat), dies at 40 on this day in history.
1923 On this day in history hendrik Pierson, Dutch theologist (H Pierson Foundation), dies at 89
1924 Camille Zeckwer, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1925 League of Nation advises against Turk/Iraqi division of Mosoelgebied on this day in history.
1925 On August - 07 felice Bryant, Milwaukee, rock writer (Bye Bye Love)
1926 On August - 07 amo Houghton, (Rep-R-New York)
1927 On this day in history peace Bridge between US & Canada dedicated
1927 Carl Switzer, IL, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang) on August - 07.
1928 Abebe Bikila, Ethiopian marathon runner (Olympic-gold-1960, 64) on this day in history.
1928 On August - 07 alphonse MAJ AriĂ«ns, Dutch RC pastor/social worker, dies at 68
1929 On August - 07 charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms Dutch govt
1929 Don Larsen, pitcher (NY Yankees), on what must have been a perfect day on this day in history.
1930 2 black guys lynched in Marion Indiana on August - 07.
1930 On August - 07 velio Tormis, composer
1931 Charles E. Rice, American legal scholar and author on this day in history.
1931 Leon Bismarck "Bix" Beiderbecke, jazz cornetist (In Mist), dies at 29 on this day in history.
1932 On this day in history ann Harding, US, actress (East is West, Janie)
1933 On August - 07 the Iraqi Government slaughters over 3,000 Assyrians in the village of Sumail. The day becomes known as Assyrian Martyrs Day.
1933 On this day in history jerry [Eugene] Pournelle, US, sci-fi author (Mercenary, Red Dragon)
1934 On this day in history uS Court of Appeals upheld lower court ruling striking down govt's attempt to ban controversial James Joyce novel "Ulysses"
1935 60% of voters agrees to nazism in Danzig (Gdansk) on August - 07.
1936 Charles Pope, US soul singer (Tams-Hey Girl Don't Bother Me) on this day in history.
1937 Don Wilson, cricketer (England slow left-armer between 1963-71) on August - 07.
1938 2 die in a New York subway accident on August - 07.
1938 On August - 07 2 die in a NYC subway accident
1938 Dewi Lorwerth Ellis Bebb, rugby international/journalist on August - 07.
1938 Konstantin S Stanislavski, Russian director (S Method), dies at 75 on August - 07.
1939 On August - 07 verna Bloom, Lynn MA, actress (After Hours, Badge 373)
1940 On this day in history largest amount paid for a stamp ($45,000 for an 1856 British Guiana)