Today in History: Turkish Air Force Warplanes Bombed Greek Cypriot Positions in Cyprus

Today in History, Turkish Air Force Warplanes Bombarded Greek Cypriot Positions
Today in History, Turkish Air Force Warplanes Bombarded Greek Cypriot Positions

August 7 is the 219th (220th in leap years) day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. The number of days left until the end of the year is 146.

Railways

  • 7 August 1903 Thessaloniki-Monastery Railway Located at 169,5 km, Baraka was burned by Bulgarian bandits and the telegraph lines were cut.

Olaylar 

  • 626 – The siege of Constantinople (Istanbul) is lifted with the help of Avars and Slavs.
  • 1794 - Farmers in Pennsylvania revolt against taxes on alcoholic beverages.
  • 1807 - The first steam passenger ship made its maiden voyage between Clermont, New York and Albany.
  • 1819 – The 3-man army under Simón Bolívar and Francisco de Paula Santander defeats the Spanish Kingdom forces near Boyacá.
  • 1919 – Erzurum Congress ended.
  • 1924 – Nestorian uprising started in the Southeast Anatolian Region.
  • 1936 – Yaşar Erkan became the 61 kg champion in Greco-Roman wrestling at the Berlin Olympics.
  • 1942 – The war of Guadalcanal begins between the USA and Japan.
  • 1955 – Sales of the first transistor radio manufactured by “Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering”, one of Sony's predecessors, started in Japan.
  • 1960 - Ivory Coast declared its independence from France.
  • 1964 – Turkish Air Force warplanes bombarded Greek positions in Cyprus.
  • 1966 – Racist riots occur in Lansing, Michigan.
  • 1970 – A judge (Harold Haley) in California was taken hostage and later killed in Court. The aim was to release George Jackson, a member of the Black Guerrilla Family organization, who was taken into custody.
  • 1974 – Tightrope walker Philippe Petit demonstrates between the twin towers of the World Trade Center at an altitude of 417 m.
  • 1976 – Viking 2 spacecraft docked in Mars orbit.
  • 1978 – Writers Union of Turkey was founded.
  • 1981 - The Washington Star The newspaper ended its 128-year publication life.
  • 1982 – In the attack organized by two ASALA militants at Ankara Esenboğa Airport, 7 people were killed, along with the Ankara Deputy Chief of Police, 72 people were injured.
  • 1989 – The National Lottery Administration launched the 'Scratch-Win' game.
  • 1990 - Upon the invasion of Kuwait by Iraqi Troops, the United States launched Operation Desert Shield. Warplanes were sent to Saudi Arabia.
  • 1998 – 224 people were killed in bomb attacks on the United States' Consulates in Dar es Salaam and Nairobi.
  • 1998 – 47 people died in the flood disaster in Beşköy town of Köprübaşı district of Trabzon.
  • 2008 – After Georgia launched a military operation in South Ossetia, which declared its independence unilaterally; Between South Ossetia, Russia, Abkhazia and Georgia, the South Ossetian War began.

births 

  • 317 – II. Constantius, Roman emperor of the Constantine dynasty (d. 361)
  • 1560 – Elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian serial killer (d. 1614)
  • 1813 – Paulina Kellogg Wright Davis, American reformer and feminist (one of the early pioneers of women's suffrage) (d. 1876)
  • 1876 ​​– Mata Hari, Dutch spy (d. 1917)
  • 1881 – François Darlan, French admiral and politician (d. 1942)
  • 1903 – Ralph Bunche, American political scientist and diplomat (UN official who received the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in Palestine) (d. 1971)
  • 1911 – Nicholas Ray, American film director (d. 1979)
  • 1932 – Abebe Bikila, Ethiopian marathoner (d. 1973)
  • 1933 – Jerry Pournelle, American science fiction writer, essayist, novelist, and journalist (d. 2017)
  • 1933 – Elinor Ostrom, American political scientist, economist, and Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2012)
  • 1937 – Monika Ertl, German documentary filmmaker and director, activist and member of an armed organization (d. 1973)
  • 1939 – Tuncay Gürel, Turkish actor (d. 2014)
  • 1940 – Jean Luc Dehaene, 46th Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Belgium (d. 2014)
  • 1941 – Gündüz Suphi Aktan, Turkish diplomat, writer and politician (d. 2008)
  • 1942 – Tobin Bell, American actor
  • 1942 – Sigfried Held, German football player and manager
  • 1942 - Billy Joe Thomas, American singer
  • 1942 – Caetano Veloso, Brazilian composer, singer, guitarist, author, and political activist
  • 1943 – Mohammed Badii, Chairman of the Muslim Brotherhood Guidance Council
  • 1943 – Alain Corneau, French film director and writer (d. 2010)
  • 1944 – Robert Mueller, FBI Director of the George W. Bush and Barack Obama Governments
  • 1945 – Kenny Ireland, Scottish actor and theater director (d. 2014)
  • 1946 – John C. Mather, American astrophysicist
  • 1947 – Sofia Rotaru, Soviet/Russian singer, musician, dancer, actress
  • 1949 – Walid Canbolat, Lebanese Politician
  • 1952 – Kees Kist, Dutch national football player
  • 1954 – Melek Baykal, Turkish theater and TV series artist
  • 1954 – Valeriy Gazzayev is a Russian coach and former football player.
  • 1955 – Wayne Knight, American actor, comedian, and dubbing artist
  • 1958 – Bruce Dickinson, English musician
  • 1960 – David Duchovny, American actor
  • 1962 – Alain Robert, French mountaineer and skyscraper climber
  • 1963 - Harold Perrineau Jr., American actor
  • 1966 – Jimmy Wales, American internet entrepreneur, founder of Wikipedia and Wikimedia Foundation
  • 1969 – Henrik Dagård, Swedish athlete
  • 1969 – Paul Lambert, Scottish former footballer, manager
  • 1971 - Rachel York is an American actress.
  • 1973 – Kevin Muscat, Australian former international footballer
  • 1974 – Michael Shannon, American actor
  • 1975 - Charlize Theron, South African actress
  • 1975 – Koray Candemir, Turkish musician and soloist of the band MaSKott
  • 1977 – Emre Buga, Turkish presenter
  • 1977 – Jamey Jasta, American musician
  • 1977 – Samantha Ronson, British singer-songwriter and DJ
  • 1979 – Tayanç Ayaydın, Turkish cinema and TV series actor
  • 1980 – Murat Eken, Turkish actor
  • 1980 – Seiichiro Maki, Japanese national football player
  • 1982 – Abbie Cornish, Australian film and television actress
  • 1982 – Vasilis Spanulis, Greek basketball player
  • 1982 – Martin Vucic, Macedonian singer
  • 1983 – Murat Dalkılıç, Turkish pop singer and songwriter
  • 1984 – Danny Miguel is a Portuguese football player of Venezuelan descent.
  • 1984 – Yun Hyon-seok, South Korean poet and writer (d. 2003)
  • 1984 – Stratos Perperoglou, Greek national basketball player
  • 1986 – Valter Birsa, Slovenian national football player
  • 1987 - Sidney Crosby, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1987 – Rouven Sattelmaier, German football player
  • 1988 – Erik Pieters, Dutch national football player
  • 1989 - DeMar DeRozan is an American professional basketball player.
  • 1992 Ariel Camacho, Mexican singer and songwriter (d. 2015)
  • Yusuf Erdogan, Turkish football player
  • Adam Yates is a British road and track bike racer.
  • Simon Yates is a British road and track racing cyclist.
  • 1994 – Oğuz Mataracı, Turkish football player
  • 1996 – Dani Ceballos, Spanish football player

Weapon 

  • 461 – Majorian (Iulius Valerius Maiorianus), Roman emperor (assassinated) (b. 420)
  • 1106 – IV. Henry, King of Germany (b. 1050)
  • 1580 – Lala Mustafa Pasha, Ottoman Grand Vizier (b. ca. 1500)
  • 1616 – Vincenzo Scamozzi, Italian architect (b. 1548)
  • 1817 – Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours, French writer, economist (b. 1739)
  • 1820 – Elisa Bonaparte, French princess (b. 1777)
  • 1834 – Joseph Marie Jacquard, French inventor (b. 1752)
  • 1848 – Jöns Jakob Berzelius, Swedish chemist (b. 1779)
  • 1893 – Alfredo Catalani, Italian composer (b. 1854)
  • 1900 – Wilhelm Liebknecht, German politician and founder of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (b. 1826)
  • 1921 – Alexander Blok, Russian poet and playwright (b. 1880)
  • 1934 – Herbert Adams Gibbons, American journalist (b. 1880)
  • 1938 – Konstantin Stanislavski, Russian theater actor and director (b. 1863)
  • 1941 – Rabindranath Tagore, Indian writer and Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1861)
  • 1957 – Oliver Hardy, American actor (of Laurel and Hardy) (b. 1892)
  • 1984 – Baha Gelenbevi, Turkish photographer, director and screenwriter (b. 1907)
  • 1987 – Nobusuke Kishi, Japanese politician and Prime Minister (b. 1896)
  • 2002 – Abdurrahman Odabaşı, Turkish politician (b. 1924)
  • 2005 – Peter Jennings, Canadian-American journalist and TV news anchor (b. 1938)
  • 2010 – Bruno Cremer, French actor (b. 1929)
  • 2011 – Harri Holkeri, Finnish politician (b. 1937)
  • 2011 – Nancy Wake, II. French resistance in World War II (b. 1912)
  • 2012 – Murtuz Alaskerov, Doctor of Law, Professor, veteran lawyer of the Republic of Azerbaijan (b. 1928)
  • 2012 – Sabahattin Kalender, Turkish composer and conductor (b. 1919)
  • 2013 – Margaret Pellegrini, American actress (b. 1923)
  • 2015 – Frances Oldham Kelsey, Canadian-American physician and activist (b. 1914)
  • 2016 – Bryan Clauson, American speedway driver (b. 1989)
  • 2016 – Sagan Lewis, American actor (b. 1953)
  • 2017 – Haruo Nakajima, Japanese actress (b. 1929)
  • 2017 – Patsy Ticer, American politician and bureaucrat (b. 1935)
  • 2018 – Étienne Chicot, French actress and composer (b. 1949)
  • 2018 – Andrew Coburn, American novelist and short story writer (b. 1932)
  • 2018 – Arvonne Fraser, American women's rights activist, educator, politician, and author (b. 1925)
  • 2018 – Gustavo Giagnoni, Former Italian football player and manager (b. 1932)
  • 2018 – Richard H. Kline, American cinematographer (b. 1926)
  • 2018 – Stan Mikita, Slovak-Canadian professional ice hockey player (b. 1940)
  • 2019 – Chris Birch, American politician (b. 1950)
  • 2019 – Kary Mullis, American biochemist (b. 1944)
  • 2020 – Nando Angelini, Italian actor (b. 1933)
  • 2020 – Bernard Bailyn, American historian, author, and professor (b. 1922)
  • 2020 – Lungile Pepeta, South African pediatric cardiologist, medical researcher, university professor (b. 1974)
  • 2020 – Nina Popova, Russian-American ballerina (b. 1922)
  • 2020 – Stephen F. Williams, United States Senior Judge (b. 1936)
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