On This Day

What Happened on August 7, 1933

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • The Iraqi Government slaughters over 3,000 Assyrians in the village of Sumail. The day becomes known as Assyrian Martyrs Day.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry Pournelle, American polymath and sci-fi author (Mercenary, Red Dragon), born in Shreveport, Louisiana (d. 2017)