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Historical Events In August - 07

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

1960  On August - 07 ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire) gains independence from France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  Vaino Hannikainen, composer, dies at 60 on August - 07.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  Russian Cosmonaut Gherman Titov circles Earth for a full day in Vostok 2 on August - 07.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  On August - 07 cosmonaut Gherman Titov circles Earth for a full day in Vostok 2  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  Morris Louis, US painter (post painterly abstraction), dies at 49 on August - 07.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  On August - 07 max Branch, music/radio commentator, dies at 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On August - 07 joseph Kosma, composer, dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  4 killed in courthouse shootout in San Rafael, Calif on August - 07.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  First computer chess tournament on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1970  On August - 07 ... Haley, US judge, shot dead  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  Apollo 15 returns to Earth on August - 07.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On this day in history joi Lansing, actress (Bob Cummings Show), dies at 44 of cancer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On this day in history jack Gregory, cricketer (scorer of fastest ton Australia 1921), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  On August - 07 philippe Petit walks tightrope strung between the twin towers of the World Trade Center  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On this day in history scientists in Pasadena, Calif, announce Viking I found strongest indications to date of possible life on Mars  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On August - 07 uS Viking 2 goes into Martian orbit after 11-month flight from Earth  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On this day in history cecil Weston, actor (Dude Ranch, Huckleberry Finn), dies at 86  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  On this day in history thousands of mourners file past the body of Pope Paul VI  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  On this day in history franz Alphons Wolpert, composer, dies at 60  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  The first day of trading in British Columbia Resources Investment Corporation (BCRIC) shares, everyone in the province got 5 shares from the government on August - 07.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  675,000 employees strike AT&T on August - 07.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  First World Track & Field Championships on August - 07.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  On this day in history esther Phillips, US singer (What a Difference a Day Makes), dies at 48  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  Grayson Hall, actor (Dark Shadows), dies of cancer at 58 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  5 Central American presidents sign peace accord in Guatemala on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  Lynne Cox swims 4.3 km from US to USSR in 39o F (4o C) Bering Sea on August - 07.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On August - 07 camille Chamoun, president of Lebanon, dies at 87  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  Writers guild end their 6 months strike on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  Mickey Leland, (Rep-D-Tx), & 15 others dies in plane crash in Ethiopia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On August - 07 saudi Arabia allows US troops on their soil to stop an Iraqi invasion  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On August - 07 eva Sully Block, actress (Kid Millions), dies of heart failure at 88  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  Billy James, comedian/singer (Women at Play, Lusty Business), dies on August - 07.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  On August - 07 john Anderson, actor, dies of heart attack at 69  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1282  Princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan (d. 1316) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1533  Alonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga, Basque soldier and poet (d. 1595) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1560  On August - 07 birth of elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian countess and serial killer (d. 1614)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1574  On this day in history birth of robert Dudley, styled Earl of Warwick, English writer (d. 1649)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1598  Georg Stiernhielm, "father of Swedish poetry" (Hercules) was born on August - 07.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1726  On this day in history birth of james Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (d. 1790)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1742  Nathanael Greene, American Revoluntionary War General was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1746  Daniel W Wyttenbach, Dutch classical/historian was born on August - 07.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0461  On this day in history death of majorian, Roman Emperor (assassinated) (b. 420)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0479  Death of Emperor Yūryaku of Japan on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1033  On August - 07 death of frederick II, duke of Upper Lorraine  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1106  On August - 07 henry IV, Roman German king/emperor (1056/84-1105), dies at 54  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1485  On this day in history death of alexander Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Scottish prince  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1547  Cajetanus van Thiene, Italian saint, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1609  Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 on August - 07.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1613  On this day in history death of thomas Fleming, English judge (b. 1544)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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