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Historical Events Happened In August - 06

Saturday, 30 August 2014

1664  Johann Christoph Schmidt, composer on this day in history.  

1665  Jean-Baptiste Lully, composer on this day in history.  

1666  Tsjerk H de Vries, fleet guardian, dies in Battle at 43 on this day in history.  

1675  Russian Czar Aleksei bans foreign hairs cut on this day in history.  

1686  Paul Hainlein, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1697  Charles VII, Holy Roman emperor (1742-45) on this day in history.  

1718  On this day in history jacob F Muller, [Sjako/Jaco], Germ/Neth crowd leader, beheaded at 28  

1726  Emperor Karel VI & tsarina Catharina the Great sign military treaty on this day in history.  

1727  On this day in history francois Valentijn, vicar/writer, dies at 61  

1746  Christian VI, king of Denmark/Norway, dies on this day in history.  

1748  On this day in history bernhard Haltenberger, composer  

1774  On this day in history founder of the Shaker Movement, Mother Ann Lee, arrives in NY  

1775  Louis-Antoine the Bourbon, French duke of Angouleme/General of France on this day in history.  

1775  On this day in history heinrich Nikolaus Gerber, composer, dies at 72  

1783  On this day in history willem Bachiene, vicar/theologist/geography/astronomer, dies at 70  

1784  On this day in history karl Kohaut, composer, dies at 57  

1787  On this day in history constitutional Convention in Phila begans debate  

1799  On this day in history joseph Friebert, composer, dies at 74  

1800  Catherine Beecher, educator (championed higher education for women) on this day in history.  

1804  Justinus van der Brugghen, Dutch lawyer/minister of Justice (1856-58) on this day in history.  

1806  Holy Roman Empire ends on this day in history.  

1806  On this day in history holy Roman empire officially ends  

1806  On this day in history holy Roman Empire ends; it was neither holy, Roman, nor an empire  

1809  On this day in history the birth of Alfred Tennyson, English poet  

1809  On this day in history alfred Lord Tennyson, poet laureate of England  

1811  Judah Philip Benjamin, Secy War/Secy State (Confederacy) [or Aug 11] on this day in history.  

1815  US flotilla ends piracy by Algiers, Tunis &Tripoli on this day in history.  

1815  US flotilla ends piracy by Algiers, Tunis & Tripoli on this day in history.  

1816  Karl Frieberth, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

1819  Norwich University is founded in Vermont as the first private military school in the United States on this day in history.  

1819  On this day in history samuel Powhatan Carter, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1820  On this day in history antonin Vranicky, composer, dies at 59  

1821  On this day in history 1st edition of "Courrier of Pays-Bas" newspaper published in Brussels  

1821  Antonio Bartolomeo Bruni, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 06

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1180  Emperor Go-Toba of Japan (d. 1239) was born on this day in history.  

1504  On this day in history birth of matthew "Nosey" Parker, archbishop of Canterbury  

1609  Richard Bennett, British Colonial Governor of Virginia (d. 1675) was born on this day in history.  

1619  On this day in history birth of barbara Strozzi, composer  

1638  Nicolas de Malebranche, French philosopher was born on this day in history.  

1644  On this day in history birth of francoise L de la Baume Le Blanc, French mistress of Louis XIV  

1651  On this day in history birth of francois Fenelon, France, writer (Playing for Time)  

1651  On this day in history birth of johann Michael Zacher, composer  

Famous Deaths In August - 06

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0258  Death of Sixtus II, bishop of Rome (257-58), beheaded on this day in history.  

0523  On this day in history hormisdas, Pope (514-23), dies  

0966  Death of Berengarius II, markgraaf of Ivrea/king of Italy (950-963) on this day in history.  

1162  Death of Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona on this day in history.  

1195  On this day in history henry de Leeuw, duke of Saxon/Bayern, dies  

1221  Death of Dominicus, Italian religious order founder (Dominicans) on this day in history.  

1272  Stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72), dies on this day in history.  

1414  Death of King Ladislas of Naples (b. 1377) on this day in history.