Historical Events In August - 07
Tuesday, 28 November 2023
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 this day in history.
1921 Karel Husa, Prague Czechoslovakia, composer (Trojan Women) on this day in history.
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 League of Nation advises against Turk/Iraqi division of Mosoelgebied on this day in history.
1925 Felice Bryant, Milwaukee, rock writer (Bye Bye Love) on August - 07.
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 On August - 07 alphonse MAJ AriÃ«ns, Dutch RC pastor/social worker, dies at 68
1929 Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms Dutch govt on this day in history.
1929 On this day in history don Larsen, pitcher (NY Yankees), on what must have been a perfect day
1930 2 black guys lynched in Marion Indiana on August - 07.
1930 Velio Tormis, composer on this day in history.
1931 On August - 07 charles E. Rice, American legal scholar and author
1931 On August - 07 leon Bismarck "Bix" Beiderbecke, jazz cornetist (In Mist), dies at 29
1932 Ann Harding, US, actress (East is West, Janie) on August - 07.
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 Jerry [Eugene] Pournelle, US, sci-fi author (Mercenary, Red Dragon) on this day in history.
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 On August - 07 60% of voters agrees to nazism in Danzig (Gdansk)
1936 Charles Pope, US soul singer (Tams-Hey Girl Don't Bother Me) on August - 07.
1937 Don Wilson, cricketer (England slow left-armer between 1963-71) on August - 07.
1938 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
1940 On this day in history largest amount paid for a stamp ($45,000 for an 1856 British Guiana)