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Historical Events In August - 06

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1946  On this day in history uS officially submits to jurisdiction of World Court  

1947  On August - 06 1st performance of Villa-Lobos' "Bachianas Brasilieras No 8"  

1948  On August - 06 bob Mathias, US, wins decathlon at London Olympics  

1948  Fanny Blankers-Koen from Netherlands is first women to win 3 golds at Olympics on August - 06.  

1949  Luke Appling record of 2,154 (en route to 2,218) games at shortstop on August - 06.  

1951  On August - 06 typhoon floods kill 4,800 in Manchuria  

1952  Satchel Paige, 47, becomes oldest pitcher to win a complete shutout on this day in history.  

1953  Ted Williams returns to Red Sox from the military on August - 06.  

1954  On August - 06 wLAC (now WTVF) TV channel 5 in Nashville (CBS) begins broadcasting  

1954  On this day in history theo[by] Van Reijn, sculptor/drawer/lithograph, dies at 70 [or 8/10]  

1956  On August - 06 after going bankrupt in 1955, the American broadcaster DuMont Television Network makes its final broadcast, a boxing match from St. Nicholas Arena.  

1958  On this day in history glenn Davis sets record of 49.2 in 400-meter hurdles  

1959  Preston Sturges, [Edmund Biden], US director/screenwriter, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1960  On August - 06 pitt Steelers (NFL) beat Toronto Argonauts (CFL) 43-16 in Toronto  

1961  Gherman S Titov, 2nd Russian in space aboard Vostok 2 (17 orbits), 1st case of motion sickness in space reported on this day in history.  

1961  Gherman S Titov, 2nd Russian in space aboard Vostok 2 (17 orbits) on this day in history.  

1961  Jozef E Van Roey, Flemish cardinal/archbishop of Mechelen, dies at 87 on August - 06.  

1962  Jamaica gains independence from Britain on this day in history.  

1962  Jamaica gains independent from Britain on this day in history.  

1962  On August - 06 jamaica becomes independent after 300 years of British rule  

1963  Tom Keene, actor (Our Daily Bread), dies of cancer at 68 on this day in history.  

1964  On August - 06 sir Cedric Hardwicke actor (Capt Hook-Peter Pan), dies at 71  

1964  Pope Paul VI publishes encyclical Ecclesiam Suam on this day in history.  

1964  Cedric Hardwicke, actor (Capt Hook-Peter Pan), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1965  Beatles release "Help" album in UK on August - 06.  

1965  Federal Voting Rights Act guarantees black voting rights on August - 06.  

1965  Nancy Carroll actress (Alice-Aldrich Family), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1965  On this day in history 32nd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Cleveland 24, All-Stars 16 (68,000)  

1965  On August - 06 aksel Sandemose, writer, dies  

1966  On August - 06 paul Myron Anthony Linebarger, sci-fi author (Space Lords), dies at 53  

1968  Ernest Burnelle, Belgian politician, dies at 60 on August - 06.  

1969  On August - 06 theodor Adorno, German philosopher/sociologist, dies at 65  

1970  Ingolf Dahl, German composer (Andante & Arioso), dies at 58 on this day in history.  

1973  On August - 06 fulgencio Batista y Zaldivar, dictator Cuba (1940-58), dies at 72  

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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  On August - 06 birth of richard Bennett, British Colonial Governor of Virginia (d. 1675)  

1619  On this day in history birth of barbara Strozzi, composer  

1638  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of francois Fenelon, France, writer (Playing for Time)  

1651  On this day in history birth of johann Michael Zacher, composer  

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 August - 06.  

0523  Hormisdas, Pope (514-23), dies on August - 06.  

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 August - 06 henry de Leeuw, duke of Saxon/Bayern, dies  

1221  On August - 06 death of dominicus, Italian religious order founder (Dominicans)  

1272  On August - 06 stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72), dies  

1414  On August - 06 death of king Ladislas of Naples (b. 1377)  

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