Historical Events In August - 07
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
1916 Charles E Manning, Australian judge/major, dies in battle at 36 on this day in history.
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 August - 07.
1921 On this day in history karel Husa, Prague Czechoslovakia, composer (Trojan Women)
1921 On this day in history alexander A Block, Russian poet (Dvenatsat), dies at 40
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 August - 07 league of Nation advises against Turk/Iraqi division of Mosoelgebied
1925 On this day in history felice Bryant, Milwaukee, rock writer (Bye Bye Love)
1926 Amo Houghton, (Rep-R-New York) on this day in history.
1927 On August - 07 peace Bridge between US & Canada dedicated
1927 Carl Switzer, IL, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang) on August - 07.
1928 On this day in history abebe Bikila, Ethiopian marathon runner (Olympic-gold-1960, 64)
1928 On this day in history alphonse MAJ Ariëns, Dutch RC pastor/social worker, dies at 68
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 this day in history.
1930 2 black guys lynched in Marion Indiana on this day in history.
1930 On August - 07 velio Tormis, composer
1931 Charles E. Rice, American legal scholar and author on August - 07.
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 The Iraqi Government slaughters over 3,000 Assyrians in the village of Sumail. The day becomes known as Assyrian Martyrs Day on this day in history.
1933 Jerry [Eugene] Pournelle, US, sci-fi author (Mercenary, Red Dragon) on August - 07.
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 On August - 07 60% of voters agrees to nazism in Danzig (Gdansk)
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 2 die in a NYC subway accident on August - 07.
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 Verna Bloom, Lynn MA, actress (After Hours, Badge 373) on August - 07.
1940 Largest amount paid for a stamp ($45,000 for an 1856 British Guiana) on this day in history.