Historical Events In August - 06
Sunday, 09 May 2021
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 August - 06 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 On this day in history john Henry Roberts, composer, dies at 76
1925 Barbara Bates, Denver Colo, actress (Kathy-It's a Great Life) on August - 06.
1926 Gertrude Ederle becomes first woman to swim the English Channel on August - 06.
1926 Warner Bros premiers Vitaphone sound-on-disc movie system on this day in history.
1926 On August - 06 nY's Gertrude Ederle becomes 1st woman to swim English Channel
1926 Christa Reinig, writer on August - 06.
1927 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 on August - 06.
1927 On this day in history andy Warhol, McKeesport PA, artist/producer (Frankenstein, Bad)
1928 On August - 06 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 this day in history alexander Gustav Adolfovich Winkler, composer, dies at 70
1936 On this day in history 1st time in 20th century, 1st 2 batters in a game-Roy Johnson & Rabbit Warstler of Boston Bees-lead off with HRs
1937 Franco-artillery fire on Madrid on August - 06.
1937 Annie E F Horniman, England, theater owner (Abbey Theatre), dies at 76 on August - 06.
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 On this day in history estonia is annexed into Soviet empire
1941 On August - 06 detroit pitcher Al Benton is 1st to collect 2 sacrifices in an inning
1942 -8] Riots by Dutch Jews on August - 06.
1943 On this day in history uS 1st Infantry division occupies node Troina Sicily
1943 On this day in history tom Garrett, cricketer (last survivor of 1st Test in 1877), dies
1944 Deportation of 70,000 jews from Lodz Poland to Auschwitz begins on August - 06.
1944 All 1,200 Jewish death marchers from Lipcani Moldavia have died on August - 06.
1945 On this day in history atomic bomb dropped Hiroshima
1945 Hiroshima Peace Day-atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima by "Enola Gay" on this day in history.
1945 The first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima, an explosion equal to 20,000 tons of TNT on this day in history.