Historical Events In August - 07
Monday, 10 May 2021
1916 Charles E Manning, Australian judge/major, dies in battle at 36 on this day in history.
1918 On this day in history cees Buddingh', Dutch poet/writer/interpreter
1920 Jan Walravens, Flemish writer (Motionless at Sea) on August - 07.
1921 On this day in history cyclist Piet Moeskops becomes world champ sprinter
1921 Karel Husa, Prague Czechoslovakia, composer (Trojan Women) on this day in history.
1921 On August - 07 alexander A Block, Russian poet (Dvenatsat), dies at 40
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 this day in history.
1926 Amo Houghton, (Rep-R-New York) on August - 07.
1927 Peace Bridge between US & Canada dedicated on August - 07.
1927 Carl Switzer, IL, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang) on this day in history.
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 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 August - 07.
1930 2 black guys lynched in Marion Indiana on August - 07.
1930 Velio Tormis, composer on August - 07.
1931 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 August - 07.
1934 On August - 07 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 this day in history.
1936 On this day in history 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 this day in history 2 die in a New York subway accident
1938 On August - 07 2 die in a NYC subway accident
1938 On this day in history dewi Lorwerth Ellis Bebb, rugby international/journalist
1938 Konstantin S Stanislavski, Russian director (S Method), dies at 75 on this day in history.
1939 On this day in history 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)