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 This day in History - August 7
352 Historic Events for August 7
1868

Granville Bantock, English composer/conductor (Hebridean Symphony)

Birth
1870

19 kittens, born to Tarawood Antigone (4 still born)

Birth
1870

Jozef Brems, Flemish apostole (vicar of Denmark)

Birth
1872

Andries C D de Graeff, governor-general of Neth Indies (1926-31)

Birth
1876

Mata Hari, [Margaretha G Zelle], dancer/courtesan/spy (WW I)

Birth
1879

J J Kotze, South African cricket fast bowler (1902-07)

Birth
1880

Ernst Laqueur, chemist/pharmacology/psychology (sexual hormones)

Birth
1882

Hatfields of south WV and McCoys of east Ky feud, 100 wounded or die

Event
1883

J Ringelnatz, writer

Birth
1884

Germany annexes Angra Pequena (Southwest-Africa)

Event
1885

Billie Burke, Washington DC, actress (Glinda-Wizard of Oz)

Birth
1885

Gordon Harker, London England, actor (Facts of Love, Champagne)

Birth
1885

Antony EJ Modderman, Dutch minister of Justice (1879-83), dies at 46

Death
1885

5 German warships anchor at Zanzibar

Event
1886

Louis Hazeltine, inventor (neutrodyne circuit, making radio possible)

Birth
1887

Luckey Roberts, composer

Birth
1887

Jan HA Eman, Aruban politician

Birth
1888

Theophilus Van Kannel of Phila patents revolving door

Event
1893

53rd Congress (1893-95) convenes

Event
1893

Alfredo Catalani, composer, dies at 39

Death
1895

Edward Gill, baseball player

Birth
1896

Ernesto Lecuona, Havana Cuba, composer (Malague¤a)

Birth
1897

Franz J Weinrich, [Heinrich Lerse], German writer (Himmlisches)

Birth
1899

Ricci Riano, England

Birth
1900

Taylor Caldwell, novelist

Birth