August 07 in History – What happened on 07 August in Past

07 August - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on August 07, the day number in a year is 219 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 220. August 07 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

August 07 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1304Italian poet and writer Francisco Petark was born. He gained much fame from the lions of the plain words.
1461Ming Chinese general Cao Qin staged a failed coup against the Tianshun Emperor.
1576The cornerstone of Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe's observatory Uraniborg was laid on the island of Hven.
1606Shakespeare's play Macbeth was staged for King James I for the first time.
1668Renowned Newton earned a master's degree from Trinity College Cambridge.
1679Le Griffon, a brigantine built by René-Robert de La Salle,became the first sailing ship to navigate the upper Great Lakes.
1710Godolphin Earl of Sydney resigned as the first Finance Minister.
1782The Bronze Horseman, an equestrian statue of Peter the Greatthat serves as one of the symbols of Saint Petersburg, Russia, wasunveiled.
1789Established the United States War Department.
1814After his existence was approved in Russia, Pope Pius VII ordered the worldwide bullion solitecto trade to establish the Society of Isis (Jesuits).
1888Philadelphia Theophilus built a revolving van door.
1909Fifty-nine days after leaving New York City, Alice HuylerRamsey, with three friends, arrived in San Francisco to become the firstwoman to drive an automobile across the U.S.
1933An estimated 3,000 Assyrians were slaughtered by Iraqi troopsduring the Simele massacre in the Dahuk and Mosul districts.
1935Flying ants’ were swarming London, England, even interrupting a tennis tournament. A large amount of the harmful insects were invading pantries and gathering at every door. Authorities say that this was the most destructive attack of pestilence in 25 years.
1936The Battle of Almendrelajo and the Battle of Siguenza began.
1938The Holocaust-Prisoners from Dachau concentration camp weresent to begin construction of Mauthausen-Guse, oneof the largest labour camp complexes in German-occupied Europe.
1938Prisoners from Dachau concentration camp were sent to beginconstruction of Mauthausen, which would later be part of one of thelargest labour camp complexes in German-occupied Europe.
1941Nobel Laureate poet and writer Rabindranath Tagore died. He wrote the national anthem of India.
1941Soviet Navy twin-engine bombers attacked Berlin.
1942World War II-U.S. Marines initiated the first Americanoffensive of the Guadalcanal campaign with landings on Guadalcanal andTulagi in the Solomon Islands.
1943The Second Battle of Smolensk began on the Eastern Front.
1944IBM presented the first program-controlled calculator toHarvard University, after which it became known as the Mark I.
1944The first electronic calculator, 51 feet in length, 8 feet in height and weighing five tons, was built.
1946Britain approved for the first time a picture of a black on the coin.
1959Explorer 6 was sent into orbit expected to capture The First satellite photographs of earth by an unmanned US spacecraft. Later in September, NASA released the Photograph to the world press. It was Mexico that Explore 6 captured, as it went westward over the earth at a speed of 20,000 miles an hour.
1959Explorer 6 first broadcast a picture of Earth from space.
1970Jonathan Jackson kidnapped California Superior Court judgeHarold Haley in an attempt to free Jackson's brother George from prison.
1970The first computer chase tournament was held.
1978Two years after the discovery of toxic waste that had beennegligently disposed of, U.S. President Jimmy Carter declared a federalhealth emergency in the Love Canal neighborhood of Niagara Falls, NewYork.
1985In Tolleshunt D'Arcy, Essex, England, a local magistrate andhis family were murdered in what The Times described as 'a classicwhodunit'.
1985Geet Sethi became the third Indian to win the World Amateur Billiards Championship.
1991Former Prime Minister of Iran Shapore Bakhtiar was assassinated.
1994The first telephone service between Israel and Jordan started.
1995Interactive television is the fashionable technology of this year. It would let people order groceries, do banking, or get movies without having to leave their place. A few test sites have been developed, but interactive television is not expected to go public soon.
1996The possibility of the existence of one-celled organisms on Mars was discovered by the remains of a meteorite that fell on Earth 13 thousand years ago by American scientists.
1998The Islamic terrorist organization al-Qaeda is accused for the bombings of two United States Embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, where at least 200 people died and more than 5,000 injured. US President Bill Clinton has made a statement saying, 'We will use all the means at our disposal to bring those responsible to justice.”
1998Car bombs exploded simultaneously at the American embassies inthe East African capital cities of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and Nairobi,Kenya, killing more than 200 people and injuring more than 4,500 others.
1999The Chechnya-based Islamist militia group Islamic InternationalBrigade invaded the neighbouring Russian republic of Dagestan in supportof the Shura of Dagestan separatist movement.
2006Thousands are moved away from the Mayon Volcano in the Bicol Region of the Philippines, as local volcanologists foresee an approaching eruption.
2007The Pakistan Army attacks a militant base in the Degan area, near Miranshah, in North Waziristan.
2008The National Olympic Committee officially declares Durban, South Africa as the host city of the 123rd IOC Session.
2008Georgia launched a large-scale military offensive against these paratist region of South Ossetia, opening the six-day Russo-Georgian War.
2009Bombs are dropped on a mosque and pilgrims at Shreikhan village near Mosul, killing approximately 36 people of Iraq's largest Muslim community as it marks one of its largest feasts, gathering to celebrate the birth of Muhammad al-Mahdi.
2011The longest guided busy way of the world till date, the Cambridge Busyway, finally opens after being postponed for years
2012Three gunmen attacked and killed 19 people at a church in Oaken, Nigeria.
2013A missile has been launched by the Syrian army on the southern Damascus region of Yarmouk, which is mainly occupied by Palestinian refugees.



Famous Birthdays of August 07:

YearName / Profession / Country
1968Francesca Gregorini / Writer / United States of America
1924Kenneth Kendall / Actor / United Kingdom
1983Christian Chávez / Actor / Mexico
1986Valter Birsa / Footballer / Slovenia
1988Erik Pieters / Footballer / Netherlands
1867Emil Nolde / Painter / Denmark
1963Paul Dunn / Rugby Player / Australia
1950S. Thandayuthapani / Politician / Sri Lanka
1976Dimitrios Eleftheropoulos / Footballer / Greece
1952Eamonn Darcy / Golfer / Ireland
1598Georg Stiernhielm / Poet / Sweden
1884Billie Burke / Actress / United States of America
1980Tácio Caetano Cruz Queiroz / Footballer / Brazil
1980Carsten Busch / Footballer / Germany
1979Eric Johnson / Actor / United States of America
1965Raul Malo / Writer / United States of America
1952Kees Kist / Footballer / Netherlands
1978Vanness Wu / Writer / United States of America
1921Karel Husa / Composer / United States of America
1930Togrul Narimanbekov / Painter / France
1947Franciscus Henri / Writer / Australia
1970Eric Namesnik / Swimmer / United States of America
1975Charlize Theron / Actress / United States of America
1918Gordon Zahn / Author / United States of America
1978Mark McCammon / Footballer / United Kingdom
1876Mata Hari / Dancer / Netherlands
1983Murat Dalkılıç / Writer / Turkey
1904Ralph Bunche / Scientist / United States of America
1960Jacquie O'Sullivan / Writer / United Kingdom
1982Ángeles Balbiani / Actress / Argentina

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