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Historical Events In August - 06

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1824  Battle at Junan on this day in history.  

1825  Bolivia gains independence from Peru on this day in history.  

1825  On August - 06 bolivia gains independence from Peru (National Day)  

1828  On this day in history konstantin von Benckendorff, Russian general and statesman  

1845  The Russian Geographical Society is founded in Saint Petersburg on this day in history.  

1845  On August - 06 anthonie A Vorsterman van Oyen, Dutch genealogist  

1848  On August - 06 nicola Vaccai, Italian composer, dies at 58  

1853  On this day in history josif Josifovich Genishta, composer, dies at 57  

1854  On this day in history congress passes Confiscation Act  

1858  On this day in history albert Fuchs, composer  

1859  On this day in history j Arthur S Berson, Austria meteorologist (Balloon flights, Amazon)  

1861  On this day in history lexington KY-Union milt camp forms in neutral state  

1861  Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt, 2nd wife of Theodore Roosevelt on August - 06.  

1862  CSA ironclad "Arkansas" is badly damaged in Union attack on August - 06.  

1862  On August - 06 confederate Army ironclad "Arkansas" is badly damaged in Union attack  

1862  On August - 06 francisco Acuna de Figueroa, Uruguay national anthem, dies at 71  

1864  On August - 06 rebels evacuate Ft Powell, Mobile Bayd  

1866  On August - 06 chief Thundercloud, [Scott T Williams], MT, actor (Lone Ranger)  

1868  Paul Claudel, France, diplomat/poet (L'Otage-1909) on this day in history.  

1870  White conservatives suppresed black vote &captured Tenn legislature on August - 06.  

1870  Battle at Spicheren: Prussia beats France on August - 06.  

1871  Emanuel Querido, [Joost Mendes], author/publisher on this day in history.  

1873  John Wesley Work, composer on August - 06.  

1875  Marcel Labey, composer on August - 06.  

1879  Joseph Wirth, German politician (Stalin Peace Prize) on this day in history.  

1881  On this day in history alexander Fleming, England, bacteriologist (penicillin; Nobel 1954)  

1882  On this day in history gerrit H Kersten, Dutch vicar/founder (Calvinist party)  

1883  On this day in history francesco Santoliquido, composer  

1885  Jozef M E Meeus, Belgian director H-Heart union on August - 06.  

1886  Edward Ballantine, composer on this day in history.  

1886  On this day in history wilhelm Scherer, German literature historian, dies at 45  

1889  London's Savoy Hotel opens, the first British hotel to have private baths on this day in history.  

1890  Cy Young pitches &wins 1st game on this day in history.  

1890  On August - 06 first use of electric chair in US, John Hart, in NY for murder  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1651  On August - 06 birth of johann Michael Zacher, composer  

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  On August - 06 hormisdas, Pope (514-23), dies  

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

1162  On this day in history death of ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona  

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

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

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