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Battle of Crannon between Athens and Macedon. (7. August 322. BC)

Roman Emperor Majorian is beheaded near the river Iria in north-west Italy following his arrest and deposition by the magister militum Ricimer. (7. August 461)

The Avar and Slav armies leave the siege of Constantinople. (7. August 626)

Coronation of King Otto I of Germany. (7. August 936)

Construction of the dome of Santa Maria del Fiore begins in Florence. (7. August 1420)

The Visconti of Milan's fleet is destroyed by the Venetians on the Po River. (7. August 1427)

The Ming Dynasty Chinese military general Cao Qin stages a coup against the Tianshun Emperor. (7. August 1461)

The brigantine Le Griffon, commissioned by René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, is towed to the south-eastern end of the Niagara River, to become the first ship to sail the upper Great Lakes of North America. (7. August 1679)

The Battle of Gangut: the first important victory of the Russian Navy. (7. August 1714)

George Washington orders the creation of the Badge of Military Merit to honor soldiers wounded in battle. It is later renamed to the more poetic Purple Heart. (7. August 1782)

The United States Department of War is established. (7. August 1789)

American troops destroy the Miami town of Kenapacomaqua near the site of present-day Logansport, Indiana in the Northwest Indian War. (7. August 1791)

U.S. President George Washington invokes the Militia Acts of 1792 to suppress the Whiskey Rebellion in western Pennsylvania. (7. August 1794)

Simón Bolívar triumphs over Spain in the Battle of Boyacá. (7. August 1819)

Australian rules football was founded and the first match was played between Melbourne Football Club and Scotch Grammar. The Melbourne Football Club (the oldest remaining sporting club in the world), was also founded on this day. (7. August 1858)

The opening of the Poor Man's Palace in Manchester, England. (7. August 1879)

Anna Månsdotter becomes the last woman in Sweden to be executed, for the 1889 Yngsjö murder. (7. August 1890)

Alice Huyler Ramsey and three friends become the first women to complete a transcontinental auto trip, taking 59 days to travel from New York, New York to San Francisco, California. (7. August 1909)

The Peace Bridge opens between Fort Erie, Ontario and Buffalo, New York. (7. August 1927)

The last confirmed lynching of blacks in the Northern United States occurs in Marion, Indiana. Two men, Thomas Shipp and Abram Smith, are killed. (7. August 1930)

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