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Historical Events In August - 06

Tuesday, 29 September 2020

1824  On August - 06 battle at Junan  

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

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

1828  Konstantin von Benckendorff, Russian general and statesman on this day in history.  

1845  The Russian Geographical Society is founded in Saint Petersburg on August - 06.  

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

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

1853  Josif Josifovich Genishta, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1854  On this day in history congress passes Confiscation Act  

1858  Albert Fuchs, composer on August - 06.  

1859  On August - 06 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  On August - 06 edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt, 2nd wife of Theodore Roosevelt  

1862  On this day in history cSA ironclad "Arkansas" is badly damaged in Union attack  

1862  On this day in history confederate Army ironclad "Arkansas" is badly damaged in Union attack  

1862  Francisco Acuna de Figueroa, Uruguay national anthem, dies at 71 on August - 06.  

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

1866  On this day in history chief Thundercloud, [Scott T Williams], MT, actor (Lone Ranger)  

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

1873  On August - 06 john Wesley Work, composer  

1875  Marcel Labey, composer on this day in history.  

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

1881  Alexander Fleming, England, bacteriologist (penicillin; Nobel 1954) on August - 06.  

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

1883  Francesco Santoliquido, composer on this day in history.  

1885  On August - 06 jozef M E Meeus, Belgian director H-Heart union  

1886  On this day in history edward Ballantine, composer  

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

1889  London's Savoy Hotel opens, the first British hotel to have private baths on August - 06.  

1890  On August - 06 cy Young pitches &wins 1st game  

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

1638  On August - 06 birth of nicolas de Malebranche, French philosopher  

1644  Francoise L de la Baume Le Blanc, French mistress of Louis XIV was born on August - 06.  

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

1651  Johann Michael Zacher, composer was born on this day in history.  

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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  Hormisdas, Pope (514-23), dies on August - 06.  

0966  Death of Berengarius II, markgraaf of Ivrea/king of Italy (950-963) on this day in history.  

1162  Death of Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona on this day in history.  

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

1221  On this day in history death of dominicus, Italian religious order founder (Dominicans)  

1272  On August - 06 stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72), dies  

1414  Death of King Ladislas of Naples (b. 1377) on this day in history.  

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