Historical Events In August - 07
Thursday, 08 June 2023
1916 Charles E Manning, Australian judge/major, dies in battle at 36 on August - 07.
1918 Cees Buddingh', Dutch poet/writer/interpreter on August - 07.
1920 On this day in history jan Walravens, Flemish writer (Motionless at Sea)
1921 On this day in history cyclist Piet Moeskops becomes world champ sprinter
1921 On this day in history karel Husa, Prague Czechoslovakia, composer (Trojan Women)
1921 Alexander A Block, Russian poet (Dvenatsat), dies at 40 on this day in history.
1923 Hendrik Pierson, Dutch theologist (H Pierson Foundation), dies at 89 on August - 07.
1924 On this day in history camille Zeckwer, composer, dies at 49
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 Amo Houghton, (Rep-R-New York) on this day in history.
1927 Peace Bridge between US & Canada dedicated on August - 07.
1927 On August - 07 carl Switzer, IL, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang)
1928 Abebe Bikila, Ethiopian marathon runner (Olympic-gold-1960, 64) on August - 07.
1928 Alphonse MAJ Ariëns, Dutch RC pastor/social worker, dies at 68 on August - 07.
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 On August - 07 2 black guys lynched in Marion Indiana
1930 On this day in history velio Tormis, composer
1931 On August - 07 charles E. Rice, American legal scholar and author
1931 Leon Bismarck "Bix" Beiderbecke, jazz cornetist (In Mist), dies at 29 on this day in history.
1932 Ann Harding, US, actress (East is West, Janie) on August - 07.
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 this day in history.
1935 60% of voters agrees to nazism in Danzig (Gdansk) on August - 07.
1936 On this day in history charles Pope, US soul singer (Tams-Hey Girl Don't Bother Me)
1937 Don Wilson, cricketer (England slow left-armer between 1963-71) on August - 07.
1938 2 die in a New York subway accident on this day in history.
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 August - 07.
1939 On this day in history verna Bloom, Lynn MA, actress (After Hours, Badge 373)
1940 Largest amount paid for a stamp ($45,000 for an 1856 British Guiana) on this day in history.
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