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Historical Events In August - 06

Monday, 08 March 2021

1824  On August - 06 battle at Junan  

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

1825  Bolivia gains independence from Peru (National Day) on August - 06.  

1828  Konstantin von Benckendorff, Russian general and statesman on August - 06.  

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

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

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

1853  Josif Josifovich Genishta, composer, dies at 57 on August - 06.  

1854  Congress passes Confiscation Act on this day in history.  

1858  On August - 06 albert Fuchs, composer  

1859  J Arthur S Berson, Austria meteorologist (Balloon flights, Amazon) on this day in history.  

1861  On August - 06 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  Confederate Army ironclad "Arkansas" is badly damaged in Union attack on this day in history.  

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

1868  Paul Claudel, France, diplomat/poet (L'Otage-1909) on August - 06.  

1870  White conservatives suppresed black vote &captured Tenn legislature on this day in history.  

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

1871  On August - 06 emanuel Querido, [Joost Mendes], author/publisher  

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

1875  On August - 06 marcel Labey, composer  

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

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

1882  Gerrit H Kersten, Dutch vicar/founder (Calvinist party) on this day in history.  

1883  Francesco Santoliquido, composer on this day in history.  

1885  On this day in history jozef M E Meeus, Belgian director H-Heart union  

1886  On August - 06 edward Ballantine, composer  

1886  Wilhelm Scherer, German literature historian, dies at 45 on August - 06.  

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 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 this day in history.  

1504  Matthew "Nosey" Parker, archbishop of Canterbury was born on this day in history.  

1609  Richard Bennett, British Colonial Governor of Virginia (d. 1675) was born on this day in history.  

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

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  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  Death of Sixtus II, bishop of Rome (257-58), beheaded on August - 06.  

0523  On August - 06 hormisdas, Pope (514-23), dies  

0966  Death of Berengarius II, markgraaf of Ivrea/king of Italy (950-963) on August - 06.  

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 this day in history.  

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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