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Historical Events In August - 06

Friday, 18 September 2020

0258  On August - 06 st Sixtus II ends his reign as Catholic Pope  

0258  On August - 06 sixtus II, bishop of Rome (257-58), beheaded  

0523  On this day in history st Hormisdas ends his reign as Catholic Pope  

0523  On August - 06 hormisdas, Pope (514-23), dies  

0768  On August - 06 constantine ends his reign as Catholic Pope  

0768  On this day in history [Constantine] ends his reign as Catholic Pope  

0939  On August - 06 battle at Simancas-Spain beats Moors  

0966  On this day in history berengarius II, markgraaf of Ivrea/king of Italy (950-963)  

1162  On this day in history ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona  

1181  On this day in history supernova observed by Chinese &Japanese astronomers  

1181  Supernova observed by Chinese & Japanese astronomers on August - 06.  

1195  On August - 06 henry de Leeuw, duke of Saxon/Bayern, dies  

1221  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.  

1458  Callistus III, [Alfonso the Borja], Pope (1455-58), dies at 79 on August - 06.  

1497  On August - 06 john Cabot returns to Bristol from North-America  

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

1538  On this day in history bogotá, Colombia, is founded by Gonzalo JimĂ©nez de Quesada.  

1548  On August - 06 georg Rhau/Rhaw, German cantor/composer/music publisher, dies  

1588  Spanish Armada under Medina Sidonia anchors on this day in history.  

1600  Henry IV of France invades Savoy after negotiations break down over Saluzzo, controlled by Savoy since 1588 on this day in history.  

1601  On August - 06 spanish garrison of Meurs surrender to earl Mauritius  

1619  On this day in history barbara Strozzi, composer  

1623  On this day in history maffeo Barberini elected Pope Urban VIII  

1623  On this day in history anne Hathaway, wife of William Shakespeare, dies  

1625  On August - 06 earl Earnest Casimir appointed as viceroy of Groningen  

1637  On August - 06 ben Johnson, dramatist/playwright, dies at 65  

1638  Nicolas de Malebranche, French philosopher on this day in history.  

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

1651  Francois Fenelon, France, writer (Playing for Time) on August - 06.  

1657  Bohdan Khmelnytsky, Polish-Lithuanian noble on this day in history.  

1660  On this day in history diego Rodriguez de Silva Valezquez, Spanish (court)painter, dies at 61  

1661  On August - 06 holland sells Brazil to Portugal for 8 million guilders  

1661  Jacqueline-M-A the Sainte Madeleine Arnauld, French abbess, dies on August - 06.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

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Famous Deaths In August - 06

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0258  On August - 06 death of sixtus II, bishop of Rome (257-58), beheaded  

0523  Hormisdas, Pope (514-23), dies on this day in history.  

0966  Death of Berengarius II, markgraaf of Ivrea/king of Italy (950-963) on August - 06.  

1162  Death of Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona on August - 06.  

1195  On this day in history 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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