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.