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Historical Events Happened In August - 06

Friday, 19 September 2014

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

1665  On August - 06 jean-Baptiste Lully, composer  

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

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

1686  On this day in history paul Hainlein, composer, dies at 60  

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

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

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 August - 06.  

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

1748  Bernhard Haltenberger, composer on August - 06.  

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

1783  On August - 06 willem Bachiene, vicar/theologist/geography/astronomer, dies at 70  

1784  On August - 06 karl Kohaut, composer, dies at 57  

1787  Constitutional Convention in Phila begans debate on August - 06.  

1799  On August - 06 joseph Friebert, composer, dies at 74  

1800  On this day in history catherine Beecher, educator (championed higher education for women)  

1804  On August - 06 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  On this day in history holy Roman Empire ends; it was neither holy, Roman, nor an empire  

1809  On August - 06 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  On this day in history uS flotilla ends piracy by Algiers, Tunis & Tripoli  

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

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

1819  On August - 06 samuel Powhatan Carter, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1820  Antonin Vranicky, composer, dies at 59 on August - 06.  

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

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 August - 06.  

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 August - 06.  

0523  Hormisdas, Pope (514-23), dies on August - 06.  

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 August - 06 henry de Leeuw, duke of Saxon/Bayern, dies  

1221  Death of Dominicus, Italian religious order founder (Dominicans) on August - 06.  

1272  On August - 06 stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72), dies  

1414  Death of King Ladislas of Naples (b. 1377) on August - 06.