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Historical Events In August - 06

Thursday, 04 March 2021

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

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

1948  On this day in history 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  On August - 06 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  On August - 06 satchel Paige, 47, becomes oldest pitcher to win a complete shutout  

1953  On August - 06 ted Williams returns to Red Sox from the military  

1954  On this day in history wLAC (now WTVF) TV channel 5 in Nashville (CBS) begins broadcasting  

1954  On August - 06 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  Glenn Davis sets record of 49.2 in 400-meter hurdles on this day in history.  

1959  On August - 06 preston Sturges, [Edmund Biden], US director/screenwriter, dies at 60  

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  On August - 06 gherman S Titov, 2nd Russian in space aboard Vostok 2 (17 orbits)  

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

1962  On August - 06 jamaica gains independence from Britain  

1962  On August - 06 jamaica gains independent from Britain  

1962  Jamaica becomes independent after 300 years of British rule on August - 06.  

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 August - 06.  

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

1965  On this day in history beatles release "Help" album in UK  

1965  On this day in history federal Voting Rights Act guarantees black voting rights  

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 August - 06.  

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

1968  Ernest Burnelle, Belgian politician, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1969  On this day in history theodor Adorno, German philosopher/sociologist, dies at 65  

1970  On this day in history ingolf Dahl, German composer (Andante & Arioso), dies at 58  

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  Emperor Go-Toba of Japan (d. 1239) was born on August - 06.  

1504  On August - 06 birth of matthew "Nosey" Parker, archbishop of Canterbury  

1609  Richard Bennett, British Colonial Governor of Virginia (d. 1675) was born on this day in history.  

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

1638  On this day in history birth of nicolas de Malebranche, French philosopher  

1644  Francoise L de la Baume Le Blanc, French mistress of Louis XIV was born on August - 06.  

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  Death of Sixtus II, bishop of Rome (257-58), beheaded on this day in history.  

0523  On this day in history hormisdas, Pope (514-23), dies  

0966  Death of Berengarius II, markgraaf of Ivrea/king of Italy (950-963) on this day in history.  

1162  Death of Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona on August - 06.  

1195  Henry de Leeuw, duke of Saxon/Bayern, dies on August - 06.  

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

1272  Stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72), dies on August - 06.  

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

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