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Historical Events Happened In August - 06

Saturday, 26 July 2014

1664  On this day in history johann Christoph Schmidt, composer  

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

1666  On this day in history tsjerk H de Vries, fleet guardian, dies in Battle at 43  

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  On this day in history louis-Antoine the Bourbon, French duke of Angouleme/General of France  

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

1783  Willem Bachiene, vicar/theologist/geography/astronomer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

1787  Constitutional Convention in Phila begans debate on this day in history.  

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  Holy Roman Empire ends on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1809  Alfred Lord Tennyson, poet laureate of England on this day in history.  

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

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

1815  On this day in history uS flotilla ends piracy by Algiers, Tunis & Tripoli  

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

1820  Antonin Vranicky, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history death of sixtus II, bishop of Rome (257-58), beheaded  

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

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

1272  On this day in history stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72), dies  

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