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 This day in History - August 7
352 Historic Events for August 7
1921

Alexander A Block, Russian poet (Dvenatsat), dies at 40

Death
1921

Cyclist Piet Moeskops becomes world champ sprinter

Event
1921

Karel Husa, Prague Czechoslovakia, composer (Trojan Women)

Birth
1921

M J bin Gorion, writer

Birth
1923

Hendrik Pierson, Dutch theologist (H Pierson Foundation), dies at 89

Death
1924

Camille Zeckwer, composer, dies at 49

Death
1925

Julian Orbon De Soto, composer

Birth
1925

Felice Bryant, Milwaukee, rock writer (Bye Bye Love)

Birth
1925

League of Nation advises against Turk/Iraqi division of Mosoelgebied

Event
1926

Amo Houghton, (Rep-R-New York)

Birth
1926

Stan Freberg, LA Calif, satirist/ad executive/cartoon voice (Bertie)

Birth
1927

US rum smuggler Horace Alderman kills 3

Event
1927

Peace Bridge between US and Canada dedicated

Event
1927

Carl Switzer, IL, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang)

Birth
1927

Edwin W Edwards, (Gov-La)

Birth
1928

Abebe Bikila, Ethiopian marathon runner (Olympic-gold-1960, 64)

Birth
1928

Herbert H Bateman, (Rep-R-Virginia)

Birth
1928

Alphonse MAJ Ariā€°ns, Dutch RC pastor/social worker, dies at 68

Death
1928

Amazing [James] Randi, Toronto Ontario, skeptic magician (Nova)

Birth
1929

Ruth ties record by hitting grand slams in consecutive games

Event
1929

Don Larsen, pitcher (NY Yankees), on what must have been a perfect day

Birth
1929

James Pilditch, designer

Birth
1929

Richard T Schulze, (Rep-R-PA, 1975- )

Birth
1929

Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms Dutch govt

Event
1929

Ruth Carter-Stapleton, Plains Ga, 1st sister/evangelist

Birth