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Historical Events In August - 06

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

1824  Battle at Junan on this day in history.  

1825  Bolivia gains independence from Peru on August - 06.  

1825  On this day in history bolivia gains independence from Peru (National Day)  

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

1845  On this day in history the Russian Geographical Society is founded in Saint Petersburg.  

1845  Anthonie A Vorsterman van Oyen, Dutch genealogist on August - 06.  

1848  Nicola Vaccai, Italian composer, dies at 58 on August - 06.  

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

1854  Congress passes Confiscation Act on August - 06.  

1858  On August - 06 albert Fuchs, composer  

1859  J Arthur S Berson, Austria meteorologist (Balloon flights, Amazon) on August - 06.  

1861  On August - 06 lexington KY-Union milt camp forms in neutral state  

1861  On August - 06 edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt, 2nd wife of Theodore Roosevelt  

1862  CSA ironclad "Arkansas" is badly damaged in Union attack on this day in history.  

1862  Confederate Army ironclad "Arkansas" is badly damaged in Union attack on this day in history.  

1862  On this day in history francisco Acuna de Figueroa, Uruguay national anthem, dies at 71  

1864  Rebels evacuate Ft Powell, Mobile Bayd on this day in history.  

1866  Chief Thundercloud, [Scott T Williams], MT, actor (Lone Ranger) on August - 06.  

1868  On this day in history paul Claudel, France, diplomat/poet (L'Otage-1909)  

1870  On this day in history white conservatives suppresed black vote &captured Tenn legislature  

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

1871  On this day in history emanuel Querido, [Joost Mendes], author/publisher  

1873  John Wesley Work, composer on this day in history.  

1875  Marcel Labey, composer on August - 06.  

1879  On this day in history joseph Wirth, German politician (Stalin Peace Prize)  

1881  Alexander Fleming, England, bacteriologist (penicillin; Nobel 1954) on this day in history.  

1882  Gerrit H Kersten, Dutch vicar/founder (Calvinist party) on August - 06.  

1883  Francesco Santoliquido, composer on this day in history.  

1885  Jozef M E Meeus, Belgian director H-Heart union on this day in history.  

1886  Edward Ballantine, composer on August - 06.  

1886  On August - 06 wilhelm Scherer, German literature historian, dies at 45  

1889  On this day in history london's Savoy Hotel opens, the first British hotel to have private baths  

1890  Cy Young pitches &wins 1st game on August - 06.  

1890  First use of electric chair in US, John Hart, in NY for murder 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 this day in history birth of matthew "Nosey" Parker, archbishop of Canterbury  

1609  On this day in history birth of richard Bennett, British Colonial Governor of Virginia (d. 1675)  

1619  Barbara Strozzi, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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  Death of King Ladislas of Naples (b. 1377) on August - 06.  

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