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Historical Events In August - 06

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

1890  On this day in history cy Young pitches & wins 1st game  

1890  On this day in history john Hart or William Kemmler, US, 1st executed in electric chair (NY)  

1892  Hoot Gibson, Tekamah NE, western actor (Horse Soldier, Last Outlaw) on August - 06.  

1893  Guthrie McClintic, Seattle Wash, Broadway producer/dir (Winterset) on August - 06.  

1895  George Frederick Root, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1896  On August - 06 france annexes Madagascar  

1896  Cyril Mockridge, composer on this day in history.  

1900  Wilhelm Liebknecht, German journalist/socialist, dies at 74 on August - 06.  

1901  Kiowa land in Oklahoma is opened for white settlement, effectively dissolving the contiguous reservation on this day in history.  

1902  On August - 06 michal Vilec, composer  

1904  On August - 06 henry Payne Iba, Easton Mo, US basketball coach (Olympic-gold-64, 68)  

1905  On August - 06 26.7 cm rainfall at Princeton, Indiana (state record)  

1905  Clara Bow, silent screen actress (Wings) "it" girl of 1920's films on August - 06.  

1906  Ken Strong, NFL, AFL halfback (Staten Island, NY Yanks, NY Giants) on August - 06.  

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 August - 06.  

1910  Charles Crichton, British director (Battle of Sexes) on August - 06.  

1911  On this day in history lucille Ball, Jamestown NY, comedienne/actress (I Love Lucy, Mame)  

1914  On this day in history austria-Hungary declares war against Russia  

1914  Ellen Wilson Pres Wilson's wife, dies at 54 on August - 06.  

1914  Serbia declares war against Germany on this day in history.  

1914  On this day in history austria-Hungary declares war on Russia & Serbia  

1914  Susan Cowdy, ornithologist on this day in history.  

1914  Ellen Wilson, 1st lady (1913-14), dies at 54 on August - 06.  

1915  Battle of Lone Pine, Gallipoli starts - Seven Australians receive Victoria Crosses on this day in history.  

1915  During World War I, Warsaw falls into German hands on August - 06.  

1916  On August - 06 dom[inic] Mintoff, premier Malta  

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  Robert Mitchum, Bridgeport Ct, actor (Winds of War, North & South) on this day in history.  

1918  On August - 06 ferdinand Foch becomes marshal of France  

1919  On this day in history the first air flight over a major body of water in Australia (Harry Butler)  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 06

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1180  On August - 06 birth of emperor Go-Toba of Japan (d. 1239)  

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 August - 06.  

1619  On August - 06 birth of barbara Strozzi, composer  

1638  On this day in history birth of nicolas de Malebranche, French philosopher  

1644  On this day in history 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  Johann Michael Zacher, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history hormisdas, Pope (514-23), dies  

0966  On August - 06 death of berengarius II, markgraaf of Ivrea/king of Italy (950-963)  

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

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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