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Historical Events In August - 06

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

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

0258  Sixtus II, bishop of Rome (257-58), beheaded on August - 06.  

0523  St Hormisdas ends his reign as Catholic Pope on August - 06.  

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

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

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

0939  On this day in history battle at Simancas-Spain beats Moors  

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

1162  Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona on this day in history.  

1181  Supernova observed by Chinese &Japanese astronomers on this day in history.  

1181  Supernova observed by Chinese & Japanese astronomers on this day in history.  

1195  On this day in history henry de Leeuw, duke of Saxon/Bayern, dies  

1221  On August - 06 dominicus, Italian religious order founder (Dominicans)  

1272  On this day in history stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72), dies  

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

1497  John Cabot returns to Bristol from North-America on August - 06.  

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

1588  Spanish Armada under Medina Sidonia anchors on August - 06.  

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 August - 06 barbara Strozzi, composer  

1623  On August - 06 maffeo Barberini elected Pope Urban VIII  

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

1625  On this day in history earl Earnest Casimir appointed as viceroy of Groningen  

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

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

1644  On this day in history francoise L de la Baume Le Blanc, French mistress of Louis XIV  

1651  On this day in history francois Fenelon, France, writer (Playing for Time)  

1657  On this day in history bohdan Khmelnytsky, Polish-Lithuanian noble  

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

1661  Holland sells Brazil to Portugal for 8 million guilders on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history birth of richard Bennett, British Colonial Governor of Virginia (d. 1675)  

1619  Barbara Strozzi, composer was born on this day in history.  

1638  Nicolas de Malebranche, French philosopher was born on August - 06.  

1644  On August - 06 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 August - 06 birth of johann Michael Zacher, composer  

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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 this day in history.  

1162  Death of Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona on this day in history.  

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

1221  Death of Dominicus, Italian religious order founder (Dominicans) on this day in history.  

1272  On this day in history stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72), dies  

1414  On August - 06 death of king Ladislas of Naples (b. 1377)  

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