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.