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Historical Events In August - 06

Sunday, 03 July 2022

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

0258  Sixtus II, bishop of Rome (257-58), beheaded on this day in history.  

0523  On August - 06 st Hormisdas ends his reign as Catholic Pope  

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

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

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

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 August - 06 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  On this day in history dominicus, Italian religious order founder (Dominicans)  

1272  Stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72), dies on August - 06.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1548  Georg Rhau/Rhaw, German cantor/composer/music publisher, dies on this day in history.  

1588  On this day in history spanish Armada under Medina Sidonia anchors  

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

1601  Spanish garrison of Meurs surrender to earl Mauritius on this day in history.  

1619  Barbara Strozzi, composer on August - 06.  

1623  Maffeo Barberini elected Pope Urban VIII on August - 06.  

1623  Anne Hathaway, wife of William Shakespeare, dies on this day in history.  

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

1637  Ben Johnson, dramatist/playwright, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1638  On August - 06 nicolas de Malebranche, French philosopher  

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

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

1657  On August - 06 bohdan Khmelnytsky, Polish-Lithuanian noble  

1660  Diego Rodriguez de Silva Valezquez, Spanish (court)painter, dies at 61 on August - 06.  

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  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 August - 06 birth of barbara Strozzi, composer  

1638  On August - 06 birth of nicolas de Malebranche, French philosopher  

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

1651  On August - 06 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  Hormisdas, Pope (514-23), dies on August - 06.  

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

1162  On August - 06 death of ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona  

1195  Henry de Leeuw, duke of Saxon/Bayern, dies on August - 06.  

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

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 August - 06.  

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