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Historical Events Happened In August - 06

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

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

1665  On this day in history jean-Baptiste Lully, composer  

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 August - 06.  

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

1697  On this day in history charles VII, Holy Roman emperor (1742-45)  

1718  Jacob F Muller, [Sjako/Jaco], Germ/Neth crowd leader, beheaded at 28 on August - 06.  

1726  Emperor Karel VI & tsarina Catharina the Great sign military treaty on August - 06.  

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

1746  Christian VI, king of Denmark/Norway, dies on August - 06.  

1748  Bernhard Haltenberger, composer on this day in history.  

1774  Founder of the Shaker Movement, Mother Ann Lee, arrives in NY on August - 06.  

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

1775  On August - 06 heinrich Nikolaus Gerber, composer, dies at 72  

1783  Willem Bachiene, vicar/theologist/geography/astronomer, dies at 70 on August - 06.  

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

1787  On August - 06 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  On this day in history justinus van der Brugghen, Dutch lawyer/minister of Justice (1856-58)  

1806  On this day in history holy Roman Empire ends  

1806  On this day in history holy Roman empire officially ends  

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

1809  The birth of Alfred Tennyson, English poet on August - 06.  

1809  On August - 06 alfred Lord Tennyson, poet laureate of England  

1811  On August - 06 judah Philip Benjamin, Secy War/Secy State (Confederacy) [or Aug 11]  

1815  US flotilla ends piracy by Algiers, Tunis &Tripoli on August - 06.  

1815  US flotilla ends piracy by Algiers, Tunis & Tripoli on August - 06.  

1816  Karl Frieberth, composer, dies at 80 on August - 06.  

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

1819  Samuel Powhatan Carter, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.  

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  On August - 06 antonio Bartolomeo Bruni, composer, dies at 64  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 06

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1180  On August - 06 birth of emperor Go-Toba of Japan (d. 1239)  

1504  Matthew "Nosey" Parker, archbishop of Canterbury was born on August - 06.  

1609  Richard Bennett, British Colonial Governor of Virginia (d. 1675) was born on August - 06.  

1619  Barbara Strozzi, composer was born on August - 06.  

1638  Nicolas de Malebranche, French philosopher was born on August - 06.  

1644  Francoise L de la Baume Le Blanc, French mistress of Louis XIV was born on August - 06.  

1651  On August - 06 birth of francois Fenelon, France, writer (Playing for Time)  

1651  Johann Michael Zacher, composer was born on August - 06.  

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  Hormisdas, Pope (514-23), dies on this day in history.  

0966  On August - 06 death of berengarius II, markgraaf of Ivrea/king of Italy (950-963)  

1162  On August - 06 death of ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona  

1195  Henry de Leeuw, duke of Saxon/Bayern, dies on this day in history.  

1221  On August - 06 death of dominicus, Italian religious order founder (Dominicans)  

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

1414  On this day in history death of king Ladislas of Naples (b. 1377)