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Historical Events In August - 06

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1664  On this day in history johann Christoph Schmidt, composer  

1665  Jean-Baptiste Lully, composer on August - 06.  

1666  Tsjerk H de Vries, fleet guardian, dies in Battle at 43 on this day in history.  

1675  On August - 06 russian Czar Aleksei bans foreign hairs cut  

1686  Paul Hainlein, composer, dies at 60 on August - 06.  

1697  On August - 06 charles VII, Holy Roman emperor (1742-45)  

1718  Jacob F Muller, [Sjako/Jaco], Germ/Neth crowd leader, beheaded at 28 on August - 06.  

1726  On this day in history emperor Karel VI & tsarina Catharina the Great sign military treaty  

1727  On this day in history francois Valentijn, vicar/writer, dies at 61  

1746  Christian VI, king of Denmark/Norway, dies on August - 06.  

1748  On August - 06 bernhard Haltenberger, composer  

1774  On this day in history founder of the Shaker Movement, Mother Ann Lee, arrives in NY  

1775  On this day in history louis-Antoine the Bourbon, French duke of Angouleme/General of France  

1775  Heinrich Nikolaus Gerber, composer, dies at 72 on August - 06.  

1783  Willem Bachiene, vicar/theologist/geography/astronomer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1784  Karl Kohaut, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1787  On this day in history constitutional Convention in Phila begans debate  

1799  Joseph Friebert, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1800  On this day in history catherine Beecher, educator (championed higher education for women)  

1804  Justinus van der Brugghen, Dutch lawyer/minister of Justice (1856-58) on August - 06.  

1806  On this day in history holy Roman Empire ends  

1806  On August - 06 holy Roman empire officially ends  

1806  On August - 06 holy Roman Empire ends; it was neither holy, Roman, nor an empire  

1809  On this day in history the birth of Alfred Tennyson, English poet  

1809  On this day in history alfred Lord Tennyson, poet laureate of England  

1811  Judah Philip Benjamin, Secy War/Secy State (Confederacy) [or Aug 11] on August - 06.  

1815  US flotilla ends piracy by Algiers, Tunis &Tripoli on this day in history.  

1815  US flotilla ends piracy by Algiers, Tunis & Tripoli on August - 06.  

1816  On August - 06 karl Frieberth, composer, dies at 80  

1819  On this day in history norwich University is founded in Vermont as the first private military school in the United States.  

1819  On August - 06 samuel Powhatan Carter, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1820  Antonin Vranicky, composer, dies at 59 on August - 06.  

1821  On August - 06 1st edition of "Courrier of Pays-Bas" newspaper published in Brussels  

1821  On August - 06 antonio Bartolomeo Bruni, composer, dies at 64  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 06

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1180  Emperor Go-Toba of Japan (d. 1239) was born on August - 06.  

1504  On August - 06 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  Nicolas de Malebranche, French philosopher was born on August - 06.  

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

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

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 August - 06.  

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

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

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  Death of King Ladislas of Naples (b. 1377) on this day in history.  

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