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Historical Events Happened In August - 06

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

1664  On this day in history johann Christoph Schmidt, composer  

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

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

1675  On this day in history russian Czar Aleksei bans foreign hairs cut  

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 this day in history.  

1726  On this day in history emperor Karel VI & tsarina Catharina the Great sign military treaty  

1727  Francois Valentijn, vicar/writer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1746  On this day in history christian VI, king of Denmark/Norway, dies  

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  Heinrich Nikolaus Gerber, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

1784  Karl Kohaut, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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

1799  Joseph Friebert, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

1809  The birth of Alfred Tennyson, English poet on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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  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  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  Francoise L de la Baume Le Blanc, French mistress of Louis XIV was born on this day in history.  

1651  Francois Fenelon, France, writer (Playing for Time) was born on this day in history.  

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

1221  On this day in history 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)