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Historical Events In August - 06

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

0768  Constantine ends his reign as Catholic Pope on August - 06.  

0768  On August - 06 [Constantine] ends his reign as Catholic Pope  

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

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

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

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

1181  On August - 06 supernova observed by Chinese & Japanese astronomers  

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

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  On August - 06 matthew "Nosey" Parker, archbishop of Canterbury  

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

1548  Georg Rhau/Rhaw, German cantor/composer/music publisher, dies on August - 06.  

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

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

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

1619  Barbara Strozzi, composer on this day in history.  

1623  On August - 06 maffeo Barberini elected Pope Urban VIII  

1623  On August - 06 anne Hathaway, wife of William Shakespeare, dies  

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

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

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

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

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 August - 06.  

1661  Holland sells Brazil to Portugal for 8 million guilders on August - 06.  

1661  Jacqueline-M-A the Sainte Madeleine Arnauld, French abbess, dies on this day in history.  

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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  Richard Bennett, British Colonial Governor of Virginia (d. 1675) was born on August - 06.  

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  Francois Fenelon, France, writer (Playing for Time) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history death of sixtus II, bishop of Rome (257-58), beheaded  

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

0966  On August - 06 death of berengarius II, markgraaf of Ivrea/king of Italy (950-963)  

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

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

1221  On this day in history death of dominicus, Italian religious order founder (Dominicans)  

1272  On August - 06 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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