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Historical Events In August - 06

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

1919  On August - 06 1st air flight over a major body of water in Australia (Harry Butler)  

1919  On August - 06 pauline Betz Addie, Dayton Ohio, tennis champ (Wimbledon 1946)  

1921  On August - 06 clason Point, Bronx to College Point, Queens muni ferry system begins  

1921  On this day in history ella Raines, Sinoqualmie Falls Wash, actress (Janice Dean RN)  

1922  Freddie Laker, CEO (Laker airlines) on August - 06.  

1923  Jack Parnell, London England, orch leader (Englebert Humperdick Show) on August - 06.  

1924  John Henry Roberts, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1925  On this day in history barbara Bates, Denver Colo, actress (Kathy-It's a Great Life)  

1926  Gertrude Ederle becomes first woman to swim the English Channel on this day in history.  

1926  On this day in history warner Bros premiers Vitaphone sound-on-disc movie system  

1926  NY's Gertrude Ederle becomes 1st woman to swim English Channel on this day in history.  

1926  On August - 06 christa Reinig, writer  

1927  On August - 06 the third Toronto Union Station is opened officially by Edward, Prince of Wales. It was opened to the public on August 11, but passengers had to walk across to the old station tracks. The first day on which trains used the new, elevated, tracks through the new station platform was January 31, 1930.  

1927  On August - 06 andy Warhol, McKeesport PA, artist/producer (Frankenstein, Bad)  

1928  On this day in history janice-Lee York Romary, Calif, fencer (Olympics-1948-68)  

1928  William Henry Grattan Flood, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1930  On August - 06 supreme Court Justice John Force Crater disappears in NYC  

1934  US troops leave Haiti, which had been occupied since 1915 on August - 06.  

1935  On August - 06 alexander Gustav Adolfovich Winkler, composer, dies at 70  

1936  On August - 06 1st time in 20th century, 1st 2 batters in a game-Roy Johnson & Rabbit Warstler of Boston Bees-lead off with HRs  

1937  On this day in history franco-artillery fire on Madrid  

1937  Annie E F Horniman, England, theater owner (Abbey Theatre), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1938  Warner Oland, actor (Werewolf of London, Jazz Singer), dies at 57 on this day in history.  

1939  1st broadcast of "Dinah Shore Show" on NBC-radio on this day in history.  

1940  Estonia is annexed into Soviet empire on this day in history.  

1941  On August - 06 detroit pitcher Al Benton is 1st to collect 2 sacrifices in an inning  

1942  On this day in history -8] Riots by Dutch Jews  

1943  On this day in history uS 1st Infantry division occupies node Troina Sicily  

1943  Tom Garrett, cricketer (last survivor of 1st Test in 1877), dies on this day in history.  

1944  Deportation of 70,000 jews from Lodz Poland to Auschwitz begins on this day in history.  

1944  On August - 06 all 1,200 Jewish death marchers from Lipcani Moldavia have died  

1945  On this day in history atomic bomb dropped Hiroshima  

1945  On August - 06 hiroshima Peace Day-atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima by "Enola Gay"  

1945  On August - 06 the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima, an explosion equal to 20,000 tons of TNT.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

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

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  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  Hormisdas, Pope (514-23), dies on this day in history.  

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

1162  On this day in history death of ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona  

1195  On this day in history henry de Leeuw, duke of Saxon/Bayern, dies  

1221  Death of Dominicus, Italian religious order founder (Dominicans) on this day in history.  

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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