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February 7 - Deaths

Calendar Date February 7th:
February 7th - Deaths:
999 – Boleslaus II of Bohemia
1045 – Emperor Go-Suzaku of Japan (b. 1009)
1317 – Robert - Count of Clermont, French founder of the House of Bourbon (b. 1256)
1560 – Bartolomeo Bandinelli - Italian sculptor (b. 1493)
1626 – William V - Duke of Bavaria (b. 1548)
1642 – William Bedell - English clergyman (b. 1571)
1652 – Gregorio Allegri - Italian composer (b. 1582)
1690 – William Morice - English royalist statesman
1693 – Paul Pellisson - French writer (b. 1624)
1736 – Stephen Gray - English astronomer & scientist (b. 1666)
1779 – William Boyce - English composer (b. 1711)
1799 – Qianlong - Emperor of China (b. 1711)
1801 – Daniel Chodowiecki - Polish painter (b. 1726)
1823 – Ann Radcliffe - English novelist (b. 1764)
1837 – King Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (b. 1778)
1839 – Karl August Nicander - Swedish poet (b. 1799)
1862 – Francisco de Paula Martinez de la Rosa - Spanish statesman & dramatist (b. 1787)
1871 – Heinrich Engelhard Steinweg - piano manufacturer (Steinway & Sons) (b. 1797)
1873 – Sheridan Le Fanu - Irish writer (b. 1814)
1878 – Blessed Pope Pius IX (b. 1792)
1897 – Galileo Ferraris - Italian physicist (b. 1847)
1919 – William Halford - American naval officer & Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1841)
1920 – Aleksandr Vasilevich Kolchak - Russian military commander (b. 1874)
1937 – Elihu Root - American statesman & diplomat, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1845)
1938 – Harvey Firestone - American manufacturer (b. 1868)
1939 – Boris Grigoriev - Russian painter (b. 1886)
1942 – Ivan Bilibin - Russian illustrator (b. 1876)
1944 – Lina Cavalieri - Italian soprano (b. 1874)
1952 – Pete Henry - American professional American Football player & coach (b. 1897)
1959 – Nap Lajoie - American baseball player (b. 1874)
1959 – D.F. Malan - South African Prime Minister, father of Apartheid policy (b. 1874)
1959 – Guitar Slim - American blues guitarist (b. 1926)
1960 – Igor Kurchatov - Russian physicist (b. 1903)
1962 – Clara Nordström - German writer & translator (b. 1886)
1963 – Learco Guerra - Italian cyclist (b. 1902)
1964 – Sophoklis Venizelos - Greek politician, Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1894)
1968 – Nick Adams - American actor (b. 1931)
1979 – Dr. Josef Mengele - German, accused Nazi war criminal (b. 1911)
1980 – Secondo Campini - Italian jet pioneer (b. 1904)
1985 – Matt Monro - English singer (b. 1932)
1986 – Cheikh Anta Diop - Senegalese historian (b. 1923)
1990 – Alfredo M. Santos - First Four-star General of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, World War II hero (b. 1905)
1990 – Jimmy Van Heusen - American songwriter (b. 1913)
1991 – Amos Yarkoni - Israeli soldier, Medal of Distinguished Service recipient (b. 1920)
1991 – Jean-Paul Mousseau - Quebec painter, member of Les Automatistes (b. 1927)
1992 – Buzz Sawyer - wrestler (b. 1959)
1994 – Witold Lutosławski - Polish composer (b. 1913)
1994 – Stephen Milligan - British journalist & politician (b. 1948)
1994 – Arnold Smith - Canadian diplomat (b. 1915)
1996 – Phillip Davidson - US Army general (b. 1915)
1998 – Lawrence Sanders - American author (b. 1920)
1999 – King Hussein of Jordan (b. 1935)
1999 – José Silva - author of Silva Method & the Silva UltraMind ESP System (b. 1914)
1999 – Bobby Troup - American musician & actor (b. 1918)
2000 – Shiho Niiyama - Japanese voice actress (b. 1970)
2000 – Big Pun - Puerto Rican-American rapper (b. 1971)
2000 – Doug Henning - Canadian magician (b. 1947)
2000 – Dave Peverett - English musician (Foghat, Savoy Brown) (b. 1943)
2001 – Dale Evans - American actress & singer (b. 1912)
2001 – Anne Morrow Lindbergh - American author & aviator (b. 1906)
2002 – Jack Fairman - British racing driver (b. 1913)
2003 – Augusto Monterroso - Guatemalan author (b. 1921)
2003 – John Reading - Mayor of Oakland, California (b. 1917)
2005 – Bob Turner - Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1934)
2006 – Princess Hadice Hayriye Ayshe Dürrühsehvar (b. 1914)
2008 – Tamara Desni - German-born British actress (b. 1913)
2009 – Brian Naylor - Australian television presenter (b. 1931)
2009 – Molly Bee - American Country-Western Star (b. 1939)


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February 7 - Births

Calendar Date February 7th:
February 7th - Births:
1102 – Empress Matilda - Princess of England & wife of Henry V of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1169)
1478 – Sir Thomas More - English statesman, humanist, & author (d. 1535)
1612 – Thomas Killigrew - English dramatist (d. 1683)
1693 – Empress Anna of Russia (d. 1740)
1804 – John Deere - American manufacturer (Deere & Company) (d. 1886)
1812 – Charles Dickens - English novelist (d. 1870)
1842 – Alexandre Ribot - French statesman (d. 1923)
1837 – Sir James Murray - Scottish lexicographer & philologist (d. 1915)
1867 – Laura Ingalls Wilder - American author (d. 1957)
1870 – Alfred Adler - Austrian psychologist (d. 1937)
1877 – Godfrey Harold Hardy - English mathematician (d. 1947)
1885 – Sinclair Lewis - American writer, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1951)
1885 – Hugo Sperrle - German field marshal (d. 1953)
1886 – Yehezkel Abramsky - Russian-born rabbi, head of the London Beth Din for 17 years (d. 1976)
1887 – Eubie Blake - American musician & composer (d. 1983)
1889 – Harry Nyquist - important contributor to information theory (d. 1976)
1891 – Ann Little - American actress (d. 1984)
1895 – Anita Stewart - American film actress (d. 1961)
1898 – Dock Boggs - American musician (d. 1971)
1901 – Arnold Nordmeyer - New Zealand politician (d. 1989)
1905 – Ulf von Euler - Swedish physiologist, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1983)
1905 – Paul Nizan - French author (d. 1940)
1906 – Oleg Antonov - Soviet aircraft designer (d. 1984)
1906 – Puyi - Emperor of China (d. 1967)
1907 – Yevgeniy Abalakov - Soviet mountaineer (d. 1948)
1908 – Buster Crabbe - American swimmer & actor (d. 1983)
1909 – Hélder Câmara - Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 1999)
1909 – Wilhelm Freddie - Danish painter (d. 1995)
1909 – Amedeo Guillet - former officer of the Italian Army
1909 – Silvio Zavala - Mexican historian
1912 – Russell Drysdale - Australian Artist (d. 1981)
1912 – Roberta McCain - mother of John McCain
1914 – Ramón Mercader - Spanish assassin of Leon Trotsky (d. 1978)
1915 – Eddie Bracken - American actor (d. 2002)
1915 – Teoctist - Ex-Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church (d. 2007)
1918 – Markey Robinson - Northern Irish painter (d. 1999)
1920 – An Wang - Chinese-born computer pioneer (d. 1990)
1920 – Oscar Brand - Canadian folk musicologist
1922 – Hattie Jacques - English actress (d. 1980)
1923 – Martha Holmes - American photographer (d. 2006)
1926 – Konstantin Feoktistov - cosmonaut (d. 2009)
1926 – John Frank Davidson - British chemical engineer & Royal Medal holder
1927 – Juliette Gréco - French singer & actor
1927 – Vladimir Kuts - Russian runner (d. 1975)
1932 – Gay Talese - American author
1932 – Al Worden - American astronaut
1933 – John Anderton - English soccer player
1934 – Earl King - American musician (d. 2003)
1934 – Eddie Fenech Adami - President of Malta
1934 – King Curtis - American saxophonist (d. 1971)
1935 – Herbert Kohl - American politician
1937 – Juan Pizarro - Major League Baseball pitcher
1938 – S. Ramachandran Pillai - Indian communist leader
1939 – Ray Taliaferro - American radio talkshow host
1941 – Peter Foxhall - Australian evangelist
1943 – Gareth Hunt - English actor (d. 2007)
1945 – Gerald Davies - Welsh rugby player
1945 – Pete Postlethwaite - English actor
1945 – Ian Jack - Scottish journalist
1946 – Hector Babenco - Brazilian film director
1947 – Wayne Allwine - American voice artist (d. 2009)
1949 – Joe English - American drummer
1949 – Paulo César Carpegiani - Brazilian footballer & coach
1951 – Benny Ayala - baseball player
1952 – Vasco Rossi - Italian singer
1953 – Dan Quisenberry - baseball player (d. 1998)
1954 – Dieter Bohlen German composer
1954 – Brian Morton - Scottish writer
1955 – Rolf Benirschke - American football player
1955 – Mario Coutinho - Brazilian physician
1955 – Miguel Ferrer - American actor
1956 – Emo Philips - American comedian
1956 – Mark St. John - American musician (Kiss) (d. 2007)
1957 – Carney Lansford - American baseball player
1957 – Richard Cook - British jazz writer (d. 2007)
1958 – Matt Ridley - British science writer
1960 – James Spader - American actor
1962 – Garth Brooks - American singer
1962 – Eddie Izzard - British actor & comedian
1962 – David Bryan - American musician (Bon Jovi)
1964 – Ray Mears - British survival expert & TV presenter
1965 – Jason Gedrick - American actor
1965 – Chris Rock - American comedian & actor
1966 – Kristin Otto - German swimmer
1967 – Richie Burnett - Welsh darts player
1967 – Cheung Man - Hong Kong actress
1968 – Peter Bondra - Slovak ice hockey player
1968 – Sully Erna - American singer (Godsmack)
1968 – Mark Tewksbury - Canadian swimmer
1969 – Yves Racine - Canadian ice hockey player
1970 – Stanley Roberts - American basketball player
1972 – Essence Atkins - American actress
1972 – Alex Bassi - American race car driver
1972 – Robyn Lively - American actress
1972 – Amon Tobin - Canadian/Brazilian musician
1973 – Irina Björklund - Finnish actress
1973 – Juwan Howard - American basketball player
1974 – Steve Nash - Canadian basketball player
1974 – J Dilla - American record producer (d. 2006)
1974 – Danny Goffey - British musician (Supergrass)
1975 – Wes Borland - American guitarist (Limp Bizkit)
1975 – Alexandre Daigle - American ice hockey player
1976 – Sreto Ristić - German soccer player
1976 – Kelly Choi - Korean-American tv hostess of Top Chef Masters
1977 – Georgios Alexopoulos - Greek soccer player
1977 – Paul Comrie - Canadian ice hockey player
1977 – Dimitris Papanikolaou - Greek basketball player
1977 – Mariusz Pudzianowski - Polish strongman competitor
1978 – Ashton Kutcher - American actor
1978 – Daniel Van Buyten - Belgian soccer player
1978 – Endy Chávez - baseball player
1978 – David Aebischer - Swiss ice hockey player
1979 – Cerina Vincent - American actress
1979 – Jon Leicester - American baseball player
1982 – Osamu Mukai - Japanese actor
1982 – Mickael Pietrus - French-born basketball player
1983 – Christian Klien - Austrian racing driver
1983 – Teshome Getu - Ethiopian soccer player
1983 – Georgios Gougoulias - Greek footballer
1985 – Tina Majorino - American actress
1986 – Michael Orozco - American soccer player
1987 – Kerli - Estonian singer
1988 – Ai Kago - Japanese singer
1988 – Matthew Stafford - American NFL football player
1989 – Nick Calathes - Greek basketball player
1989 – Louisa Lytton – British actress
1990 – Steven Stamkos - Canadian ice hockey player
1990 – Anna Abreu - Finnish singer
1992 – Maimi Yajima - Japanese singer
1993 – David Dorfman - American actor
1993 – Philip Wiegratz - German actor
1996 – Mai Hagiwara - Japanese singer


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February 7 - General (Calendar Date)

February 7th - Basic Facts:
  • February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar.
  • There are 327 days remaining until the end of the year (328 in leap years).
  • The preceding day is February 6
  • Next day is February 8.
February 7th Births (Here)

February 7th Deaths (Here)

February 7 Events:

457 – Leo I becomes emperor of the Byzantine Empire.
1074 – Pandulf IV of Benevento is killed at the Battle of Montesarchio fighting the invading Normans.
1238 – The Mongols burn the Russian city of Vladimir.
1301 – Edward of Caernarvon (later King Edward II of England) becomes the first English Prince of Wales.
1497 – The bonfire of the vanities occurs in which supporters of Girolamo Savonarola burn 1000s of objects like cosmetics, art, & books in Florence, Italy.
1795 – The 11th Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified.
1807 – Battle of Eylau (in Napoleonic Wars) – Napoléon's French Empire begins fighting against Russian & Prussian forces of the Fourth Coalition at Eylau, Poland.
1812 – New Madrid, Missouri - strongest in a series of earthquakes strikes.
1819 – Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles leaves Singapore after just taking it over - he leaves it in the capable hands of William Farquhar.
1842 – Battle of Debre Tabor - Ras Ali Alula, Regent of the Emperor of Ethiopia defeats warlord Wube Haile Maryam of Semien.
1856 – The Kingdom of Awadh is annexed by the British East India Company after a peaceful abdication of Wajid Ali Shah, the king of Awadh.
1856 – The colonial Tasmanian Parliament passes the first piece of legislation (the Electoral Act of 1856) anywhere in the world providing for elections by way of a secret ballot.
1863 – HMS Orpheus sinks off the coast of Auckland, New Zealand, killing 189.
1882 – Last heavyweight boxing championship bare-knuckle fight takes place in Mississippi City, Mississippi.
1894 – The Cripple Creek miner's strike - led by the Western Federation of Miners - begins in Cripple Creek, Colorado.
1898 – Émile Zola is brought to trial for libel for publishing J'Accuse.
1904 – Fire in Baltimore, Maryland destroys over 1,500 buildings in 30 hours.
1907 – The Mud March i- 1st large procession organized by the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies (NUWSS).
1935 – Board game Monopoly is invented.
1940 – Walt Disney film, Pinocchio, premieres.
1943 – Imperial Japanese naval forces complete the evacuation of Imperial Japanese Army troops from Guadalcanal during Operation Ke, ending Japanese attempts to retake the island from Allied forces in the Guadalcanal Campaign.
1944 – Anzio, Italy, German forces launch a counteroffensive during the Allied Operation Shingle (World War II).
1962 – The United States bans all Cuban imports & exports.
1967 – Severe bushfires in southern Tasmania (Australia) claim 62 lives & destroy 2,642.7 square kilometres of land.
1974 – Grenada gains independence from the United Kingdom.
1979 – Pluto moves inside Neptune's orbit - 1st time since either was discovered.
1984 – Space Shuttle program - STS-41-B Mission – Astronauts Bruce McCandless II & Robert L. Stewart make the first untethered space walk using the Manned Maneuvering Unit (MMU).
1986 – President Jean-Claude Duvalier flees Haiti.
1990 – Collapse of the Soviet Union - The Central Committee of the Soviet Communist Party agrees to give up its monopoly on power.
1991 – Jean-Bertrand Aristide is sworn in as Haiti's first democratically-elected president.
1992 – The Maastricht Treaty is signed - leads to the creation of the European Union.
1999 – Crown Prince Abdullah becomes the King of Jordan on the death of his father, King Hussein.
2009 – Bushfires in Victoria - the worst natural disaster in Australia's history, leave 173 dead.
2010 – Large explosion at Kleen Power Plant in Middletown, Connecticut.


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