August 07: This Day That Year

AUG 07

- 936 - Otto I the Great became King of Germany (East Francia).

- 1560 - Elizabeth Báthory, Hungarian serial killer, born in Nyírbátor, Hungary. She had killed 600+ people.

- 1802 - Napoleon ordered reinstatement of slavery on St Domingue (The Dominican Republic and Haiti).

- 1876 - Birthday: Mata Hari (Margaretha Geertruida Zelle), Dutch exotic dancer and convicted German WWI spy, born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands.

- 1933 - The Iraqi Government slaughtered 3,000+ Assyrians in the village of Sumail.

- 1941 - Romania: 550 Jews were shot in Kishnev ghetto.

- 1941 - Rabindranath Tagore, Indian writer (Nobel Prize for Literature 1913), died at 80. He wrote National anthems of India and Bangladesh.

- 1956 - Colombia: Dynamite transport exploded killed 1200+ people.

- 2012 - China: 200,000+ people were evacuated from Shanghai due to Typhoon Haikui.

- 2012 - Philippines: 20,000 people to flee their homes due to heavy rains in Manila.

- 2012 - Nigeria: 21 people were killed in a gun attack in a church in Okene.

- 2013 - Pakistan: 11 people were killed in a bomb attack in Karachi.

- 2018 - China banned movie "Christopher Robin", after the character of Winnie the Pooh was used to mock Chinese President Xi Jinping.



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