On This Day

What Happened on August 7, 1941

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 551 Jews are shot in Kishnev ghetto in Romania

Famous Birthdays

  • Franco Columbu, Italian bodybuilder, powerlifter, actor and author (Mr. Olympia 1976, 81), born in Ollolai, Sardinia (d. 2019)
  • Thomas F Hartnett, American politician (Rep-R-SC, 1981-86), born in Charleston, South Carolina

Famous Deaths


Person of interestRabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore, Indian philosopher, poet, writer (Nobel Prize for Literature 1913), dies at 80