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Historical Events In August - 06

Sunday, 03 July 2022

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

1665  Jean-Baptiste Lully, composer on this day in history.  

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

1675  On this day in history russian Czar Aleksei bans foreign hairs cut  

1686  On this day in history paul Hainlein, composer, dies at 60  

1697  Charles VII, Holy Roman emperor (1742-45) on this day in history.  

1718  On this day in history jacob F Muller, [Sjako/Jaco], Germ/Neth crowd leader, beheaded at 28  

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  On August - 06 christian VI, king of Denmark/Norway, dies  

1748  Bernhard Haltenberger, composer on this day in history.  

1774  Founder of the Shaker Movement, Mother Ann Lee, arrives in NY on August - 06.  

1775  Louis-Antoine the Bourbon, French duke of Angouleme/General of France on this day in history.  

1775  Heinrich Nikolaus Gerber, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

1784  Karl Kohaut, composer, dies at 57 on August - 06.  

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

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  On August - 06 justinus van der Brugghen, Dutch lawyer/minister of Justice (1856-58)  

1806  Holy Roman Empire ends on this day in history.  

1806  Holy Roman empire officially ends on this day in history.  

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 August - 06.  

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 August - 06.  

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

1816  Karl Frieberth, composer, dies at 80 on August - 06.  

1819  Norwich University is founded in Vermont as the first private military school in the United States on August - 06.  

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

1820  On August - 06 antonin Vranicky, composer, dies at 59  

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  On August - 06 birth of emperor Go-Toba of Japan (d. 1239)  

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

1609  On August - 06 birth of richard Bennett, British Colonial Governor of Virginia (d. 1675)  

1619  Barbara Strozzi, composer was born on August - 06.  

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

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

1651  Francois Fenelon, France, writer (Playing for Time) was born on this day in history.  

1651  On this day in history birth of johann Michael Zacher, composer  

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  Death of Dominicus, Italian religious order founder (Dominicans) on August - 06.  

1272  Stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72), dies on this day in history.  

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

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