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Historical Events In August - 06

Tuesday, 04 October 2022

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

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

1948  Bob Mathias, US, wins decathlon at London Olympics on this day in history.  

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  Typhoon floods kill 4,800 in Manchuria on this day in history.  

1952  On this day in history satchel Paige, 47, becomes oldest pitcher to win a complete shutout  

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

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

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

1956  After going bankrupt in 1955, the American broadcaster DuMont Television Network makes its final broadcast, a boxing match from St. Nicholas Arena on this day in history.  

1958  On August - 06 glenn Davis sets record of 49.2 in 400-meter hurdles  

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

1960  Pitt Steelers (NFL) beat Toronto Argonauts (CFL) 43-16 in Toronto on this day in history.  

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

1961  On this day in history 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 this day in history jamaica gains independent from Britain  

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

1963  On this day in history tom Keene, actor (Our Daily Bread), dies of cancer at 68  

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

1964  Pope Paul VI publishes encyclical Ecclesiam Suam on August - 06.  

1964  On this day in history cedric Hardwicke, actor (Capt Hook-Peter Pan), dies at 71  

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

1965  On August - 06 federal Voting Rights Act guarantees black voting rights  

1965  Nancy Carroll actress (Alice-Aldrich Family), dies at 60 on August - 06.  

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  On this day in history paul Myron Anthony Linebarger, sci-fi author (Space Lords), dies at 53  

1968  On this day in history ernest Burnelle, Belgian politician, dies at 60  

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

1970  On August - 06 ingolf Dahl, German composer (Andante & Arioso), dies at 58  

1973  Fulgencio Batista y Zaldivar, dictator Cuba (1940-58), dies at 72 on August - 06.  

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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 this day in history.  

1504  On this day in history birth of matthew "Nosey" Parker, archbishop of Canterbury  

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

1619  On August - 06 birth of barbara Strozzi, composer  

1638  Nicolas de Malebranche, French philosopher was born on August - 06.  

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

1651  On this day in history birth of francois Fenelon, France, writer (Playing for Time)  

1651  On August - 06 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 this day in history.  

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

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

1221  On this day in history death of dominicus, Italian religious order founder (Dominicans)  

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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