Historical Events In August - 06
Sunday, 26 September 2021
1890 Cy Young pitches & wins 1st game on August - 06.
1890 John Hart or William Kemmler, US, 1st executed in electric chair (NY) on this day in history.
1892 On this day in history hoot Gibson, Tekamah NE, western actor (Horse Soldier, Last Outlaw)
1893 Guthrie McClintic, Seattle Wash, Broadway producer/dir (Winterset) on August - 06.
1895 George Frederick Root, composer, dies at 74 on August - 06.
1896 France annexes Madagascar on August - 06.
1896 On August - 06 cyril Mockridge, composer
1900 On this day in history wilhelm Liebknecht, German journalist/socialist, dies at 74
1901 On August - 06 kiowa land in Oklahoma is opened for white settlement, effectively dissolving the contiguous reservation.
1902 Michal Vilec, composer on August - 06.
1904 Henry Payne Iba, Easton Mo, US basketball coach (Olympic-gold-64, 68) on this day in history.
1905 On this day in history 26.7 cm rainfall at Princeton, Indiana (state record)
1905 Clara Bow, silent screen actress (Wings) "it" girl of 1920's films on this day in history.
1906 Ken Strong, NFL, AFL halfback (Staten Island, NY Yanks, NY Giants) on this day in history.
1908 On August - 06 st Louis Card John Lush's 2nd no-hitter, beats Dodgers, 2-0 in 6 inn
1908 On August - 06 george Singer, composer
1909 On this day in history alice Ramsey and three friends become the first women to complete a transcontinental auto trip.
1910 NYC Mayor Wm J Gaynor seriously wounded during assassination attempt on this day in history.
1910 On this day in history charles Crichton, British director (Battle of Sexes)
1911 On this day in history lucille Ball, Jamestown NY, comedienne/actress (I Love Lucy, Mame)
1914 Austria-Hungary declares war against Russia on this day in history.
1914 Ellen Wilson Pres Wilson's wife, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1914 On August - 06 serbia declares war against Germany
1914 On August - 06 austria-Hungary declares war on Russia & Serbia
1914 On August - 06 susan Cowdy, ornithologist
1914 On August - 06 ellen Wilson, 1st lady (1913-14), dies at 54
1915 Battle of Lone Pine, Gallipoli starts - Seven Australians receive Victoria Crosses on August - 06.
1915 During World War I, Warsaw falls into German hands on this day in history.
1916 Dom[inic] Mintoff, premier Malta on August - 06.
1917 On August - 06 the birth of Robert Mitchum, American actor
1917 On this day in history world War I: Battle of Mărăşeşti between the Romanian and German armies begins.
1917 On this day in history robert Mitchum, Bridgeport Ct, actor (Winds of War, North & South)
1918 Ferdinand Foch becomes marshal of France on this day in history.
1919 The first air flight over a major body of water in Australia (Harry Butler) on this day in history.