Historical Events In October - 07
Friday, 14 August 2020
1864 On this day in history alexander Gardiner, US Union brig-general, dies in battle
1866 Martha McChesney Berry, US, founded Berry School for Children on this day in history.
1868 Cornell University (Ithaca NY) opens on this day in history.
1868 Fred H Hovey, tennis champ (US Open-1895) on this day in history.
1870 Leon Gambetta flees Paris in balloon on this day in history.
1870 On this day in history uncle Dave Macon, entertainer
1871 16-hour fire injures 30 of Chicago's 185 firefighters on October - 07.
1879 On this day in history germany & Austrian-Hungary sign Twofold Covenant
1879 On this day in history joe Hill, Jevla Sweden, organizer (IWW)/songwriter (Union Scab)/martyr
1880 Jaime Pahissa, composer on this day in history.
1882 1st World Series (game 2), Chicago (NL) beats Cincinnati (AA) 2-0 on October - 07.
1885 Niels Bohr, Denmark, physicist, expanded quantum physics (Nobel 1922) on this day in history.
1886 Spain abolishes slavery in Cuba on this day in history.
1886 On October - 07 johannes B Tielrooy, Dutch literary (Chateaubriand)
1887 A C "Jack" Russell, cricketer (prolific England batsman post-WW I) on this day in history.
1887 George James Webb, composer, dies at 84 on October - 07.
1888 On October - 07 henry A Wallace, (D/P) 33rd VP (1941-45)/founder Progressive Party
1889 On October - 07 clarence Muse, Balt MD, actor (Sam-Casablanca, Black Stallion)
1890 On October - 07 john Hill Hewitt, composer, dies at 89
1894 Herman Dooyeweerd, Dutch philosopher/lawyer on October - 07.
1896 On October - 07 cyril Allcott, cricketer (NZ all-rounder in their early Tests)
1898 Alfred Wallenstein, Chicago Illinois, conductor (Chic Symph 1922-29) on October - 07.
1900 On October - 07 the birth of Heinrich Himmler, Feared head of the Nazi 'SS' and 'Gestapo'
1900 The term "orienteering" is 1st used for an event on October - 07.
1901 On this day in history frank X Boucher, Ottawa, All-star NHL center (Ottawa, NY Rangers)
1902 On this day in history willemina J H "Mascha" ter Weene, dancer/ballerina
1903 Louis S B Leakey, archaeologist/anthropologist on this day in history.
1904 NY Highlander Jack Chesbro wins record 41st game of season (41-12) on this day in history.
1904 On this day in history chuck Klein, Indianapolis In, Phila Phillies (43 HRs in 1929)
1905 On October - 07 andy Devine, [Jeremiah Schwartz], Flagstaff Az, actor (Andy's Gang)
1906 On this day in history james E Webb, head of NASA (1961-68)
1907 France's Henry Farman flies 30m in a double decker plane on October - 07.
1907 Tutta Rolf, Norway, actress (Whalers) on this day in history.
1908 On October - 07 crete revolts against Turkey and aligns with Greece