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Historical Events In August - 06

Sunday, 13 June 2021

0258  On this day in history st Sixtus II ends his reign as Catholic Pope  

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

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

0523  On this day in history hormisdas, Pope (514-23), dies  

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

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 August - 06 berengarius II, markgraaf of Ivrea/king of Italy (950-963)  

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

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

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

1195  Henry de Leeuw, duke of Saxon/Bayern, dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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 August - 06.  

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

1619  Barbara Strozzi, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

1625  Earl Earnest Casimir appointed as viceroy of Groningen on August - 06.  

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

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

1644  On August - 06 francoise L de la Baume Le Blanc, French mistress of Louis XIV  

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

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

1660  Diego Rodriguez de Silva Valezquez, Spanish (court)painter, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1661  On this day in history holland sells Brazil to Portugal for 8 million guilders  

1661  On this day in history jacqueline-M-A the Sainte Madeleine Arnauld, French abbess, dies  

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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 this day in history birth of barbara Strozzi, composer  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

1414  On this day in history death of king Ladislas of Naples (b. 1377)  

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