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Who was born on August 7? Who died on August 7? What is celebrated on August 7? Who famous was born on August 7?
Historical events of August 7 in Dorian’s Secrets: The Eternal Youth Magazine!

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In the Gregorian Calendar, August 7 is the 219th
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Quote of the Day…

Of course you have to break down the barriers, but with what ram?

— Rosa Chacel
Spanish writer (died August 7, 1994)

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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August 7 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 480 a. C .: in Greece, Persians and Greeks fight the battle of Thermopylae.
  • 338 a. C .: the battle of Queronea takes place, prevailing Philip in all Greece.
  • 768: in Rome, the aristocrat Stephen III is crowned pope of the Catholic Church. He will pass away in 772.
  • 1711: Ascot Racecourse is founded. Days later his first horse race is held.
  • 1735: in Ecuador the village Santísima Villa Rica de la Bendita Providencia de San Cayetano de Chone desta Nuestra Nueva Castilla (current Chone) is founded.
  • 1819: with the victory in the battle of Boyacá, Colombia becomes independent from the Kingdom of Spain.
  • 1825: in Peru, the Venezuelan general Simón Bolívar founded the Glorious National College of San Carlos.
  • 1839: the Pulkovo Observatory was inaugurated.
  • 1858: in London (England), Queen Victoria chooses Ottawa as the capital of Canada.
  • 1890: in Buenos Aires, after the resignation of President Miguel Ángel Juárez Celman, Carlos Pellegrini assumes the presidency.
  • 1911: in Santiago de Chile the Urgency and Public Assistance Hospital «Dr. Alejandro del Río ».
  • 1919: in Spain, Congress approves the ruling regarding the entry of this country into the League of Nations.
  • 1924: in Lima (Peru), the University Football Federation (current University Sports Club) is founded.
  • 1924: in Barranquilla (Colombia) the Juventud Junior football team (current Atlético Junior) is founded.
  • 1926: Brooklands (United Kingdom) holds the first car racing championship.
  • 1933: in the Simele massacre (Iraq), more than 3,000 Assyrian Iraqis are killed by Iraqi soldiers.
  • 1942: in the Solomon Islands (Oceania), the US Marines begin the assault on Guadalcanal.
  • 1956: the Cali Explosion occurs in the city of Cali (Colombia): seven army trucks loaded with 42 tons of gelatinous plastic explosive explode, leaving a crater 50 meters in diameter by 25 meters deep. At least 4,000 people die and 12,000 injuries remain.
  • 1957: in the Nevada atomic test area (about 100 km northwest of the city of Las Vegas), at 4:25 a.m. m. (local time) The United States detonates its 19-kiloton Stokes atomic bomb. It is the 101st bomb out of 1,129 that the United States detonated between 1945 and 1992.
  • 1958: in Colombia, Alberto Lleras Camargo takes over as president for the second time.
  • 1959: The United States launches Explorer 6 to take the first photo of the Earth from a satellite.
  • 1960: in Africa, the Ivory Coast becomes independent from France.
  • 1961 – Soviet cosmonaut Gherman Titov orbits Earth for a full day on the Vostok 2 spacecraft.
  • 1962: in Colombia, Guillermo León Valencia takes over as president.
  • 1963: the United Nations Security Council bans the sale of arms to South Africa.
  • 1966: in Colombia, Carlos Lleras Restrepo takes over as president.
  • 1970: in Colombia, Misael Pastrana takes over as president.
  • 1974: in Colombia, Alfonso López Michelsen takes over as president.
  • 1978: in Honduras, a military triumvirate carried out a coup and deposed General Juan Alberto Melgar Castro (head of state).
  • 1978: in Colombia, Julio César Turbay takes over as president.
  • 1982: in Colombia, Belisario Betancur takes over as president.
  • 1984: Iraq resumes attack on Iran with missiles on oil tankers sailing through the Persian Gulf.
  • 1986: in Colombia, Virgilio Barco takes over as president.
  • 1987: the presidents of Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Honduras formalize a plan for the pacification of the area.
  • 1990: After the invasion of Kuwait by Iraq, Turkey closes the pipeline that transported Iraqi oil to the Mediterranean.
  • 1990: in Colombia, César Gaviria takes over as president.
  • 1992: 39 nations attend the Disarmament Conference, which leads to the signing of the Chemical Weapons Ban Treaty.
  • 1994: in Yokohama (Japan) the X International Conference on AIDS is held, a disease that already affected 36.1 million people around the world.
  • 1994: in Colombia, Ernesto Samper takes over as president.
  • 1996: near Biescas (Huesca) 87 people die and 183 are injured as a result of a flood caused by a storm that devastated the Las Nieves campsite.
  • 1998: at the US embassies in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam, the Islamic Front of the Arab Osama bin Laden carries out two attacks. 258 people die and about 5000 are injured
  • 1998: in Colombia, Andrés Pastrana takes over as president.
  • 2002: The Apple company releases its latest Mac Pro computer after a year in advance, eliminating the PowerPC processor from its product line.
  • 2002: in Colombia, Álvaro Uribe becomes president for the period 2002-2006.
  • 2006: in Colombia, Álvaro Uribe takes over as president for the second time for the 2006-2010 period.
  • 2007: American baseball player Barry Bonds hit the 756th homer of his life, breaking the all-time record held by Hank Aaron (755).
  • 2008: war begins between Georgia and the pro-Russian autonomous republic of South Ossetia.
  • 2010: in Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos takes over as president for the period 2010-2014.
  • 2014: in Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos takes over as president for the second time for the period 2014-2018.
  • 2015: the last special train to La Pampa runs in Argentina, suspended on August 10
  • 2018: in Colombia, Iván Duque Márquez becomes president for the 2018-2022 period.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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August 7 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 317: Constantius II, Roman Emperor (d. 361).
  • 980: Avicenna (Abu Ali al-Husain ibn Abd Alá IBN SINA), Persian physician and philosopher (d. 1037).
  • 1533: Alonso de Ercilla, Spanish soldier and poet (d. 1594).
  • 1560: Elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian aristocrat and serial killer (d. 1614).
  • 1783 – John Heathcoat, British inventor (d. 1861).
  • 1829: Justo Pastor Dávila, Peruvian military (d. 1901).
  • 1867: Emil Nolde, German expressionist painter (d. 1956).
  • 1869: Mary Frances Winston Newson, American mathematician (d. 1959)
  • 1870: Gustav Krupp, German industrialist and financier (d. 1950)
  • 1872: Andries Cornelis Dirk de Graeff, Dutch politician (d. 1957).
  • 1876: Mata Hari, Dutch dancer and spy (d. 1917).
  • 1879: Ulrich Salchow, Swedish skater (d. 1949).
  • 1885: Billie Burke, American actress (d. 1970).
  • 1885: José Gálvez Barrenechea, Peruvian politician and poet (d. 1957).
  • 1894: Avelino González Mallada, Spanish anarchist (d. 1938).
  • 1896: Alberto Demicheli, Uruguayan politician and dictator (d. 1980).
  • 1902: Ann Harding, American actress (d. 1981).
  • 1903: Louis Leakey, British archaeologist (d. 1972).
  • 1903: Maria Reining, Austrian soprano (d. 1991).
  • 1904: Ralph Bunche, American diplomat, 1950 Nobel Peace Prize winner (d. 1971).
  • 1907: Lucy Cranwell, New Zealand botanist (d. 2000)
  • 1911: Nicholas Ray, American filmmaker (d. 1979).
  • 1921: Manitas de Plata, French guitarist (d. 2014).
  • 1921: José Beulas, landscape painter (d. 2017).
  • 1923: Licinio de la Fuente, Spanish politician and businessman (d. 2015).
  • 1926: Nelly Prono, Paraguayan actress (f. 1997).
  • 1927: Carl Switzer, American actor; represented Alfalfa in La Pandilla (f. 1959).
  • 1928: James Randi, Canadian magician.
  • 1929: Carlos Martínez Sotomayor, Chilean lawyer, diplomat and politician (f. 2006).
  • 1932: Abebe Bikila, Ethiopian athlete (d. 1973).
  • 1933: Elinor Ostrom, American political scientist, 2009 Alfred Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics (d. 2012)
  • 1933: Irma Lanzas, Salvadoran writer (d. 2020).
  • 1938: Xosé Luis Méndez Ferrín, Spanish writer, president of the Royal Galician Academy.
  • 1938 – Helen Caldicott, Australian physician, anti-nuclear activist.
  • 1940: Jean Luc Dehaene, Belgian politician (d. 2014).
  • 1942: Tobin Bell, American actor.
  • 1942: Carlos Monzón, Argentine boxer (f. 1995).
  • 1942: B.J. Thomas, American singer (d. 2021).
  • 1942: Caetano Veloso, Brazilian singer-songwriter.
  • 1943: Alain Corneau, French filmmaker (d. 2010).
  • 1945: Layda Sansores San Román, Mexican politician.
  • 1946: John C. Mather, American astrophysicist and cosmologist, Nobel laureate in physics.
  • 1947: Sofiya Rotaru, Ukrainian singer.
  • 1947: Luis Mariñas, Spanish journalist (d. 2010).
  • 1948: Pau Riba, Spanish musician and artist.
  • 1948: César Hildebrandt, Peruvian journalist.
  • 1948: James P. Allison, American immunologist.
  • 1951: Pete Way, British musician (d. 2020).
  • 1954: Antonio Resines, Spanish actor.
  • 1956: Leticia Perdigón, Mexican actress.
  • 1957: Mareta Espinosa, Spanish artist.
  • 1958: Bruce Dickinson, British singer, of the band Iron Maiden.
  • 1960: David Duchovny, American actor.
  • 1960: Rosana Pastor, Spanish actress.
  • 1961: Carlos Vives, singer of vallenato, actor and Colombian composer.
  • 1962: Michael Weikath, German composer.
  • 1963: Osvaldo Bazán, Argentine journalist.
  • 1963: Harold Perrineau, American actor.
  • 1964: Ian Dench, composer, musician, guitarist, British band EMF.
  • 1965: Jocelyn Angloma, French footballer.
  • 1966: Jimmy Wales, American Internet entrepreneur, co-founder and promoter of Wikipedia.
  • 1966: Corbinian Böhm, German sculptor.
  • 1966: Patrick Aduma, Nigerian-Argentine actor (d. 2010)
  • 1967: Gilberto Angelucci, Venezuelan soccer player and coach.
  • 1968: Pepe Aguilar, Mexican singer.
  • 1969: Paul Lambert, Scottish footballer and coach.
  • 1972: Daniel Salaverry, Peruvian politician and businessman.
  • 1972: Nobuhito Toriizuka, Japanese soccer player.
  • 1972: Piotr Przybecki, Polish handball player.
  • 1972: Goran Vlaović, Croatian footballer.
  • 1974: Blanca Lewin, Chilean actress.
  • 1974: Jun Mizuno, Japanese footballer.
  • 1975: David Hicks, supposed Australian terrorist.
  • 1975: Édgar Renteria, Colombian baseball player.
  • 1975: Charlize Theron, South African actress.
  • 1975: Megan Gale, Australian model.
  • 1976: Dimitrios Eleftheropoulos, Greek footballer.
  • 1977: Paula Echevarría, Spanish actress.
  • 1977: Mitsumasa Yoda, Japanese footballer.
  • 1977: Edgar Patricio de Carvalho Pacheco, Angolan soccer player.
  • 1977: Miodrag Anđelković, Yugoslav footballer.
  • 1978: Alexandre Aja, French filmmaker.
  • 1978: Jamey Jasta, American singer of Hatebreed.
  • 1978: Linsey Dawn McKenzie, British porn model and actress.
  • 1979: Nenad Đorđević, Serbian footballer.
  • 1979: Seiji Koga, Japanese footballer.
  • 1980: Fabio Di Angelo, Spanish guitarist.
  • 1980: Seiichirō Maki, Japanese soccer player.
  • 1982: Juan Martín Hernández, Argentine rugby player.
  • 1982: Ignacio Garmendia, Chilean actor.
  • 1982: Andre Birleanu, Russian model.
  • 1982: Yana Klochkova, Ukrainian swimmer.
  • 1982: Vasileios Spanoulis, Greek basketball player.
  • 1982: Marco Melandri, Italian motorcycle racer.
  • 1982: Iosif Daskalakis, Greek footballer.
  • 1983: Christian Chávez, Mexican actor and singer.
  • 1983: Mario Camacho, Costa Rican soccer player.
  • 1984: Yun Hyon-seok, South Korean poet (d. 2003)
  • 1984: Ángel Lafita, Spanish footballer.
  • 1985: Daniel Gimeno Traver, Spanish tennis player.
  • 1986: Altair Jarabo, Mexican actress.
  • 1986: Valter Birsa, Slovenian footballer.
  • 1986: Paul Biedermann, German swimmer.
  • 1986: Wataru Inoue, Japanese footballer.
  • 1987: Ryoji Fukui, Japanese footballer.
  • 1988: Erik Pieters, Dutch footballer.
  • 1988: Mohamed Coulibaly, Senegalese footballer.
  • 1988: Jun Shimanuki, Japanese footballer.
  • 1989: Ramon Lopes, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1989: Eugenio Lamanna, Italian footballer.
  • 1990: Remueru Tekiate, Fijian footballer.
  • 1991: Mike Trout, American baseball player.
  • 1991: Mitchell te Vrede, Dutch footballer.
  • 1991: Robin Frijns, Dutch motorsport driver.
  • 1992: Wout Weghorst, Dutch footballer.
  • 1992: Takumi Miyayoshi, Japanese footballer.
  • 1992: Masaaki Murakami, Japanese footballer.
  • 1992: Ryosuke Tada, Japanese footballer.
  • 1994: Kazuki Anzai, Japanese footballer.
  • 1994: Toms Leimanis, Latvian basketball player.
  • 1995: Yosei Otsu, Japanese footballer.
  • 1996: Liam James, Canadian actor.
  • 1996: Dani Ceballos, Spanish footballer.
  • 1996: Ashley Adams, pornographic actress and American erotic model.
  • 1996: Hayato Araki, Japanese footballer.
  • 1996: Shun Kumagai, Japanese footballer.
  • 1997: Evaluna Montaner, Venezuelan singer and actress.
  • 1997: Marilena Widmer, Swiss footballer.
  • 1997: Juninho Bacuna, Dutch footballer.
  • 1998: Tabinas Jefferson, Japanese footballer.
  • 2000: Ismael Gutiérrez, Spanish soccer player.
  • 2001: Manuel Perera, Spanish bullfighter.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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August 7 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 461: Majorian, Roman Emperor (b. 420).
  • 479: Yūryaku, Japanese emperor (b. 418).
  • 1106: Henry IV, Germanic aristocrat, emperor between 1084 and 1105 (b. 1050).
  • 1547: Saint Cayetano, Italian priest, founder of the Order of the Theatines (b.1480).
  • 1616: Vincenzo Scamozzi, Italian architect (b. 1548).
  • 1817: Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours, French businessman and economist (b. 1739).
  • 1821: Carolina of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, British queen consort (b. 1768).
  • 1832: Ildefonso Catolis, Argentine military man (b. 1782).
  • 1834: Joseph Marie Jacquard, French spinner, inventor of punched cards (b. 1752).
  • 1834: Jean François Leval, French military man (b. 1762).
  • 1855: Mariano Arista, Mexican president (b.1802).
  • 1868: Pedro Ampudia, Mexican military and politician of Cuban origin (b. 1805).
  • 1900: Wilhelm Liebknecht, German politician (b.1826).
  • 1921 – Aleksandr Blok, Russian poet (b.1880).
  • 1924: Joan Salvat-Papasseit, Spanish Futurist poet (b. 1894).
  • 1925: Ricardo Mella, Spanish anarchist intellectual (b. 1861).
  • 1941: Rabindranath Tagore, Indian writer, Nobel Prize winner for literature in 1913 (b. 1861).
  • 1957: Oliver Hardy, American actor, the Fat man of the duo Laurel and Hardy (b. 1892).
  • 1960: Luis Ángel Firpo, Argentine boxer (b. 1894).
  • 1974: Rosario Castellanos, Mexican poet and writer (b. 1925).
  • 1974: Virginia Apgar, American physician, founder of the field of neonatology, creator of the Apgar test (b.1909)
  • 1984: Marcial Lafuente Estefanía, Spanish writer (b. 1903).
  • 1985: Blanca Luz Brum, Uruguayan poet (b.1905).
  • 1990: José Berruezo Silvente, Spanish politician (b. 1895).
  • 1992: Pablo Cumo, Argentine actor (b. 1898).
  • 1992: Francisco Fernández Ordóñez, Spanish politician (b.1930).
  • 2001: Larry Adler, American composer (b.1914).
  • 2004: Ismael Rodríguez, Mexican filmmaker (b.1917).
  • 2005: Peter Jennings, Canadian news anchor and journalist (b.1938).
  • 2005: Noel Nicola, Cuban musician, founder of the Nueva Trova Cubana (b.1946).
  • 2006: Ángel de Andrés, Spanish actor (b.1918).
  • 2007: Ernesto Alonso, Mexican actor (b.1917).
  • 2008: Juan Bustos, Chilean politician, president of the Chamber of Deputies (b. 1935).
  • 2009: Willy DeVille, American singer-songwriter (b.1950).
  • 2010: Roberto Cantoral, Mexican composer (b.1935).
  • 2010: Bruno Cremer, French actor (b.1929).
  • 2011: Leo Mattioli, Argentine cumbia singer (b. 1972).
  • 2011: Nancy Wake, New Zealander who acted as a British agent in World War II (b.1912).
  • 2011: Harri Holkeri, Finnish politician (b.1937).
  • 2012: Francisco Carrasquer, Spanish writer and poet (b.1915).
  • 2015: Manuel Contreras, Chilean military man (b. 1929), sentenced to more than 360 years in prison for crimes against humanity during the Chilean Military Dictatorship.
  • 2016: Gustavo Bueno, Spanish philosopher (b.1924).
  • 2016: Dolores Castellón Vargas, Spanish singer (b.1936).
  • 2016: Nini Flores, Argentine accordionist and bandeoneonist (b.1966).
  • 2019: Kary Mullis, American biochemist (b.1944).
  • 2019: Fabio Zerpa, Uruguayan-Argentine journalist, actor and ufologist (b.1928).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Sakkanan Norkaew

August 7 – A Day as Today – Celebration

  • International Beer Day
  • Bolivia:
    • Armed Forces Day.
  • Colombia:
    • Boyaca’s battle.
  • Spain
    • The San Cayetano festivities in the Lavapiés neighborhood of Madrid.
    • The San Cayetano festivities in the Urbanova neighborhood in Alicante.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today” / Image Credit: Peter H

August 7 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Cayetano of Thiene
  • Saint Afra of Augsburg
  • Saint Albert degli Abbati
  • Saint Donatian of Chalons
  • Saint Donat of Arezzo
  • Saint Donat of Besançon
  • Saint Miguel de la Mora
  • Saint Sixtus II (pope)
  • Saint Victrice of Rouen
  • Blessed Albert of Sassoferrato
  • Blessed Edmund Bojanowski
  • Blessed Jordan Forzaté
  • Blessed Nicolas Postgate
  • Blessed Vicente de L’Aquila.

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

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August 7 – A Day as Today – Zodiac Sign

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Famous & Celebrities People Born “A Day as Today”

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August 7 – A Day as Today – Today’s Famous Birthdays

  • 1938 – Xosé Luis Méndez Ferrín, Spanish writer, president of the Royal Galician Academy.
  • 1942 – Tobin Bell, American actor.
  • 1942 – Carlos Monzón, Argentine boxer.
  • 1942 – B.J. Thomas, American singer.
  • 1942 – Caetano Veloso, Brazilian singer-songwriter.
  • 1943 – Alain Corneau, French filmmaker (d. 2010).
  • 1946 – John C. Mather, American astrophysicist and cosmologist, Nobel laureate in Physics.
  • 1947 – Sofiya Rotaru, Ukrainian singer.
  • 1947 – Luis Mariñas, Spanish journalist (d. 2010).
  • 1948 – Pau Riba, Spanish musician and artist.
  • 1948 – Memo Neyra, Costa Rican singer and songwriter (f. 1977).
  • 1952 – Alexei Sayle, British actor.
  • 1954 – Paco Casal, Uruguayan businessman.
  • 1954 – Antonio Resines, Spanish actor.
  • 1958 – Bruce Dickinson, British lead singer for Iron Maiden.
  • 1960 – David Duchovny, American actor.
  • 1960 – Rosana Pastor, Spanish actress.
  • 1961 – Carlos Vives, Colombian singer.
  • 1962 – Michael Weikath, German composer
  • 1963 – Harold Perrineau, American actor.
  • 1965 – Jocelyn Angloma, French footballer.
  • 1966 – Jimmy Jimbo Wales, founder of Wikipedia.
  • 1966 – Corbinian Böhm, German sculptor.
  • 1972 – Eva Hache, comedian and Spanish television presenter.
  • 1972 – Ghislain Lemaire, French judoka
  • 1975 – David Hicks, alleged Australian terrorist.
  • 1975 – Edgar Renteria, Colombian baseball player.
  • 1975 – Charlize Theron, South African actress.
  • 1977 – Paula Echevarría, Spanish actress.
  • 1978 – Alexandre Aja, French filmmaker.
  • 1978 – Jamey Jasta, American singer for Hatebreed.
  • 1978 – Linsey Dawn McKenzie, British porn model and actress.
  • 1980 – Fabio Di Angelo, Spanish guitarist.
  • 1982 – Juan Martín Hernández, Argentine rugby player.
  • 1982 – Andre Birleanu, Russian model.
  • 1982 – Yana Klochkova, Ukrainian swimmer.
  • 1982 – Vasileios Spanoulis, Greek basketball player.
  • 1982 – Marco Melandri, Italian motorcycle racer.
  • 1983 – Christian Chávez, Mexican actor and singer.
  • 1983 – Mario Camacho, Costa Rican soccer player.
  • 1985 – Daniel Gimeno Traver, Spanish tennis player.
  • 1986 – Altair Jarabo, Mexican actress.
  • 1996 – Liam James, Canadian actor.

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