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Historical Events For August - 06

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

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 August - 06.  

1675  Russian Czar Aleksei bans foreign hairs cut on August - 06.  

1686  Paul Hainlein, composer, dies at 60 on August - 06.  

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  On August - 06 emperor Karel VI & tsarina Catharina the Great sign military treaty  

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

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

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1748  Bernhard Haltenberger, composer on this day in history.  

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

1787  On August - 06 constitutional Convention in Phila begans debate  

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

1800  Catherine Beecher, educator (championed higher education for women) on August - 06.  

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

1806  On this day in history holy Roman Empire ends  

1806  Holy Roman empire officially ends on this day in history.  

1806  On August - 06 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 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  On August - 06 uS flotilla ends piracy by Algiers, Tunis &Tripoli  

1815  On August - 06 uS flotilla ends piracy by Algiers, Tunis & Tripoli  

1816  On August - 06 karl Frieberth, composer, dies at 80  

1819  On August - 06 norwich University is founded in Vermont as the first private military school in the United States.  

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  1st edition of "Courrier of Pays-Bas" newspaper published in Brussels on August - 06.  

1821  On this day in history 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 this day in history birth of emperor Go-Toba of Japan (d. 1239)  

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

1609  On August - 06 birth of richard Bennett, British Colonial Governor of Virginia (d. 1675)  

1619  On August - 06 birth of barbara Strozzi, composer  

1638  On this day in history birth of nicolas de Malebranche, French philosopher  

1644  Francoise L de la Baume Le Blanc, French mistress of Louis XIV was born on this day in history.  

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

1651  Johann Michael Zacher, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

1195  On August - 06 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  On this day in history death of king Ladislas of Naples (b. 1377)  

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