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Historical Events In August - 06

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

1946  On August - 06 uS officially submits to jurisdiction of World Court  

1947  On this day in history 1st performance of Villa-Lobos' "Bachianas Brasilieras No 8"  

1948  Bob Mathias, US, wins decathlon at London Olympics on August - 06.  

1948  On this day in history fanny Blankers-Koen from Netherlands is first women to win 3 golds at Olympics  

1949  On this day in history luke Appling record of 2,154 (en route to 2,218) games at shortstop  

1951  On this day in history 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  On August - 06 ted Williams returns to Red Sox from the military  

1954  WLAC (now WTVF) TV channel 5 in Nashville (CBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

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

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  Glenn Davis sets record of 49.2 in 400-meter hurdles on August - 06.  

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

1960  On this day in history 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 August - 06.  

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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history tom Keene, actor (Our Daily Bread), dies of cancer at 68  

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

1964  On August - 06 pope Paul VI publishes encyclical Ecclesiam Suam  

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

1965  On August - 06 beatles release "Help" album in UK  

1965  Federal Voting Rights Act guarantees black voting rights on this day in history.  

1965  On August - 06 nancy Carroll actress (Alice-Aldrich Family), dies at 60  

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

1965  Aksel Sandemose, writer, dies on this day in history.  

1966  Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger, sci-fi author (Space Lords), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1968  On August - 06 ernest Burnelle, Belgian politician, dies at 60  

1969  Theodor Adorno, German philosopher/sociologist, dies at 65 on August - 06.  

1970  Ingolf Dahl, German composer (Andante & Arioso), dies at 58 on August - 06.  

1973  Fulgencio Batista y Zaldivar, dictator Cuba (1940-58), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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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  On August - 06 birth of matthew "Nosey" Parker, archbishop of Canterbury  

1609  On August - 06 birth of richard Bennett, British Colonial Governor of Virginia (d. 1675)  

1619  Barbara Strozzi, composer was born on August - 06.  

1638  Nicolas de Malebranche, French philosopher was born on this day in history.  

1644  On August - 06 birth of francoise L de la Baume Le Blanc, French mistress of Louis XIV  

1651  On August - 06 birth of francois Fenelon, France, writer (Playing for Time)  

1651  Johann Michael Zacher, composer was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 06

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0258  On this day in history death of sixtus II, bishop of Rome (257-58), beheaded  

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

0966  Death of Berengarius II, markgraaf of Ivrea/king of Italy (950-963) on August - 06.  

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  Death of Dominicus, Italian religious order founder (Dominicans) on August - 06.  

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 this day in history.  

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