Historical Events In August - 07
Sunday, 21 April 2019
1916 On August - 07 charles E Manning, Australian judge/major, dies in battle at 36
1918 On August - 07 cees Buddingh', Dutch poet/writer/interpreter
1920 On this day in history jan Walravens, Flemish writer (Motionless at Sea)
1921 Cyclist Piet Moeskops becomes world champ sprinter on this day in history.
1921 On this day in history karel Husa, Prague Czechoslovakia, composer (Trojan Women)
1921 Alexander A Block, Russian poet (Dvenatsat), dies at 40 on August - 07.
1923 On this day in history hendrik Pierson, Dutch theologist (H Pierson Foundation), dies at 89
1924 Camille Zeckwer, composer, dies at 49 on August - 07.
1925 On this day in history league of Nation advises against Turk/Iraqi division of Mosoelgebied
1925 Felice Bryant, Milwaukee, rock writer (Bye Bye Love) on August - 07.
1926 On August - 07 amo Houghton, (Rep-R-New York)
1927 On August - 07 peace Bridge between US & Canada dedicated
1927 On August - 07 carl Switzer, IL, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang)
1928 On this day in history abebe Bikila, Ethiopian marathon runner (Olympic-gold-1960, 64)
1928 Alphonse MAJ Ariëns, Dutch RC pastor/social worker, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1929 Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms Dutch govt on this day in history.
1929 Don Larsen, pitcher (NY Yankees), on what must have been a perfect day on August - 07.
1930 2 black guys lynched in Marion Indiana on August - 07.
1930 On August - 07 velio Tormis, composer
1931 On this day in history charles E. Rice, American legal scholar and author
1931 On this day in history leon Bismarck "Bix" Beiderbecke, jazz cornetist (In Mist), dies at 29
1932 On August - 07 ann Harding, US, actress (East is West, Janie)
1933 On this day in history the Iraqi Government slaughters over 3,000 Assyrians in the village of Sumail. The day becomes known as Assyrian Martyrs Day.
1933 Jerry [Eugene] Pournelle, US, sci-fi author (Mercenary, Red Dragon) on this day in history.
1934 US Court of Appeals upheld lower court ruling striking down govt's attempt to ban controversial James Joyce novel "Ulysses" on August - 07.
1935 On this day in history 60% of voters agrees to nazism in Danzig (Gdansk)
1936 On August - 07 charles Pope, US soul singer (Tams-Hey Girl Don't Bother Me)
1937 On this day in history don Wilson, cricketer (England slow left-armer between 1963-71)
1938 On August - 07 2 die in a New York subway accident
1938 On this day in history 2 die in a NYC subway accident
1938 Dewi Lorwerth Ellis Bebb, rugby international/journalist on this day in history.
1938 Konstantin S Stanislavski, Russian director (S Method), dies at 75 on this day in history.
1939 On August - 07 verna Bloom, Lynn MA, actress (After Hours, Badge 373)
1940 Largest amount paid for a stamp ($45,000 for an 1856 British Guiana) on August - 07.