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Historical Events In August - 06

Friday, 18 September 2020

1664  Johann Christoph Schmidt, composer on this day in history.  

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

1666  Tsjerk H de Vries, fleet guardian, dies in Battle at 43 on August - 06.  

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

1686  Paul Hainlein, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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  Emperor Karel VI & tsarina Catharina the Great sign military treaty on this day in history.  

1727  Francois Valentijn, vicar/writer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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

1748  Bernhard Haltenberger, composer on August - 06.  

1774  On August - 06 founder of the Shaker Movement, Mother Ann Lee, arrives in NY  

1775  Louis-Antoine the Bourbon, French duke of Angouleme/General of France on August - 06.  

1775  On August - 06 heinrich Nikolaus Gerber, composer, dies at 72  

1783  On this day in history willem Bachiene, vicar/theologist/geography/astronomer, dies at 70  

1784  On this day in history karl Kohaut, composer, dies at 57  

1787  Constitutional Convention in Phila begans debate on August - 06.  

1799  On August - 06 joseph Friebert, composer, dies at 74  

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  Holy Roman Empire ends; it was neither holy, Roman, nor an empire on this day in history.  

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

1809  Alfred Lord Tennyson, poet laureate of England on this day in history.  

1811  Judah Philip Benjamin, Secy War/Secy State (Confederacy) [or Aug 11] on this day in history.  

1815  On August - 06 uS flotilla ends piracy by Algiers, Tunis &Tripoli  

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

1816  Karl Frieberth, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

1819  Samuel Powhatan Carter, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on August - 06.  

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

1821  1st edition of "Courrier of Pays-Bas" newspaper published in Brussels on this day in history.  

1821  Antonio Bartolomeo Bruni, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

1504  On August - 06 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  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  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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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