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On This Day In Photos: August 7th In The 20th Century

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Photos we found of people, places and events on August 7th in the 20th Century:

7th August 1942:  A couple at work in an aircraft factory.  (Photo by PNA Rota/Getty Images)

7th August 1942: A couple at work in an aircraft factory. (Photo by PNA Rota/Getty Images)

7th August 1930:  Vehicles circling a traffic island in London's Piccadilly Circus.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th August 1930: Vehicles circling a traffic island in London’s Piccadilly Circus. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

A woman sunbathes on a wartime bank holiday surrounded by barbed wire on the beach at Bournemouth, 7th August 1944.  (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

A woman sunbathes on a wartime bank holiday surrounded by barbed wire on the beach at Bournemouth, 7th August 1944. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Portrait of writer Jane Gaskell, August 7th 1964. (Photo by Express/Getty Images)

Portrait of writer Jane Gaskell, August 7th 1964. (Photo by Express/Getty Images)

7th August 1930:  Female members of the British Falcon and Hawk Club flying birds on the end of strings at Avebury in Wiltshire.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th August 1930: Female members of the British Falcon and Hawk Club flying birds on the end of strings at Avebury in Wiltshire. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Politician John Tyndall (with his hands in his pockets), Secretary of the British National Socialist Movement, is accosted by protesting villagers at a private campsite rally, Temple Guiting, the Cotswolds, August 7th 1962. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Politician John Tyndall (with his hands in his pockets), Secretary of the British National Socialist Movement, is accosted by protesting villagers at a private campsite rally, Temple Guiting, the Cotswolds, August 7th 1962. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

A crowd gathering to witness the killing of Thomas Shipp and Abram Smith, two victims of lynch law in Marion, Indiana, 7th August 1930. This image was the inspiration for the poem 'Strange Fruit' by Abel Meeropol.

A crowd gathering to witness the killing of Thomas Shipp and Abram Smith, two victims of lynch law in Marion, Indiana, 7th August 1930. This image was the inspiration for the poem ‘Strange Fruit’ by Abel Meeropol.

7th August 1973:  A young fan on her father's back at a concert by leading Hungarian pop singer Zsuzsa Koncz.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th August 1973: A young fan on her father’s back at a concert by leading Hungarian pop singer Zsuzsa Koncz. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th August 1948:  Fanny Blankers-Koen of Holland wins the last lap of the 4x100 metres relay, giving the Netherlands the gold medal at the 1948 London Olympics.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th August 1948: Fanny Blankers-Koen of Holland wins the last lap of the 4×100 metres relay, giving the Netherlands the gold medal at the 1948 London Olympics. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th August 1963:  A man using a loudhailer to call people to inoculation centres in Hong Kong, following an outbreak of Cholera. 16 people have so far been diagnosed as having the disease, and those who have had contact with the illness have been placed in isolation camps.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th August 1963: A man using a loudhailer to call people to inoculation centres in Hong Kong, following an outbreak of Cholera. 16 people have so far been diagnosed as having the disease, and those who have had contact with the illness have been placed in isolation camps. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th August 1966:  Model and actress Suzy Kendall with her husband, the actor and  comedian, Dudley Moore (1935 - 2002), in Hyde Park.  (Photo by R. McPhedran/Express/Getty Images)

7th August 1966: Model and actress Suzy Kendall with her husband, the actor and comedian, Dudley Moore (1935 – 2002), in Hyde Park. (Photo by R. McPhedran/Express/Getty Images)

7th August 1950:  Two microscopes, one of which was presented to the French scientist Louis Pasteur by Whitbreads Brewery.  (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th August 1950: Two microscopes, one of which was presented to the French scientist Louis Pasteur by Whitbreads Brewery. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th August 1941:  Young children evacuated from bombed areas enjoying themselves in the swimming pool at their new home in Ashford, Middlesex.  (Photo by Fred Morley/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th August 1941: Young children evacuated from bombed areas enjoying themselves in the swimming pool at their new home in Ashford, Middlesex. (Photo by Fred Morley/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th August 1935:  International pupils at an outdoor physical education class at the English-Scandinavian Summer School in Milner Court, Sturry, Kent.  (Photo by William Vanderson/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th August 1935: International pupils at an outdoor physical education class at the English-Scandinavian Summer School in Milner Court, Sturry, Kent. (Photo by William Vanderson/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th August 1939:  Eating two ices at once, or perhaps one is for her friend?  (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th August 1939: Eating two ices at once, or perhaps one is for her friend? (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th August 1972:  Fans during an interval in the Isle of Wight pop festival.  (Photo by John Minihan/Evening Standard/Getty Images)

7th August 1972: Fans during an interval in the Isle of Wight pop festival. (Photo by John Minihan/Evening Standard/Getty Images)

7th August 1953:  The Hardy twins entered the Tune Title contest at Gunton Hall Holiday Camp, near Lowestoft, dressed as 'Two Little Girls in Blue', and won first prize.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th August 1953: The Hardy twins entered the Tune Title contest at Gunton Hall Holiday Camp, near Lowestoft, dressed as ‘Two Little Girls in Blue’, and won first prize. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th August 1954:  The faces on the  young audience show the differing opinions of the film they are watching at the open air cinema run by the LCC in Lewisham during school holidays.  (Photo by Meager/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th August 1954: The faces on the young audience show the differing opinions of the film they are watching at the open air cinema run by the LCC in Lewisham during school holidays. (Photo by Meager/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Rene Josset of France (number 262) and Eusebio Guinez of Argentina (number 234) are handed wet sponges to cool them down along the Barnet bypass, during the marathon event at the Olympic Games, London, 7th August 1948. Josset did not finish the race. Guinez finished in 5th place. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Rene Josset of France (number 262) and Eusebio Guinez of Argentina (number 234) are handed wet sponges to cool them down along the Barnet bypass, during the marathon event at the Olympic Games, London, 7th August 1948. Josset did not finish the race. Guinez finished in 5th place. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

7th August 1939:  Children enthralled by a Punch and Judy show.  (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th August 1939: Children enthralled by a Punch and Judy show. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th August 1946:  A mushroom cloud rises from the waters of Bikini Lagoon during the United States first series of underwater atomic tests. Ships of a 'Guinea Pig' fleet can be seen against the huge bank of water at the base of the explosion.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th August 1946: A mushroom cloud rises from the waters of Bikini Lagoon during the United States first series of underwater atomic tests. Ships of a ‘Guinea Pig’ fleet can be seen against the huge bank of water at the base of the explosion. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th August 1926:  American Olympic gold medalist, swimmer Gertrude Ederle enters the water for her cross-Channel swim.  (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

7th August 1926: American Olympic gold medalist, swimmer Gertrude Ederle enters the water for her cross-Channel swim. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

7th August 1940:  Egyptian troops on bayonet drill in their barracks in preparation for an attack by Italy.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th August 1940: Egyptian troops on bayonet drill in their barracks in preparation for an attack by Italy. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th August 1963:  Welsh actor Richard Burton (1925 - 1984) with his co-star Elizabeth Taylor on the set of 'Becket' at Shepperton Studios, Middlesex.  (Photo by Harry Dempster/Express/Getty Images)

7th August 1963: Welsh actor Richard Burton (1925 – 1984) with his co-star Elizabeth Taylor on the set of ‘Becket’ at Shepperton Studios, Middlesex. (Photo by Harry Dempster/Express/Getty Images)