On This Day: August 07th
This is 220th day of the year and 146 days remain in the year.
The wooden raft Kon-Tiki, which carried Thor Heyerdahl and five companions more than 4,000 miles, crashed into a reef in the Pacific.
Sen. Joseph Lieberman of Conn., was selected by Al Gore to be the first Jewish vice-presidential candidate on a major party ticket.
August 07 BirthdaysRalph Johnson Bunche1904–71, U.S.. government official and UN diplomat, b. Detroit, Ph.D., Harvard, 1934.
Don Larsenbaseball player
Alonso de Ercilla y Zunigapoet
Paulina Wright Davissuffragist