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Historical Events In August - 06

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

1946  US officially submits to jurisdiction of World Court on this day in history.  

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  Fanny Blankers-Koen from Netherlands is first women to win 3 golds at Olympics on this day in history.  

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 August - 06 satchel Paige, 47, becomes oldest pitcher to win a complete shutout  

1953  Ted Williams returns to Red Sox from the military on this day in history.  

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

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

1959  On this day in history preston Sturges, [Edmund Biden], US director/screenwriter, dies at 60  

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  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 this day in history.  

1962  Jamaica gains independence from Britain on August - 06.  

1962  On this day in history jamaica gains independent from Britain  

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

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 August - 06.  

1965  Beatles release "Help" album in UK on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1969  Theodor Adorno, German philosopher/sociologist, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1504  Matthew "Nosey" Parker, archbishop of Canterbury was born on August - 06.  

1609  On this day in history birth of richard Bennett, British Colonial Governor of Virginia (d. 1675)  

1619  On August - 06 birth of barbara Strozzi, composer  

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

1644  On this day in history birth of francoise L de la Baume Le Blanc, French mistress of Louis XIV  

1651  Francois Fenelon, France, writer (Playing for Time) was born on August - 06.  

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

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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 August - 06.  

0523  On August - 06 hormisdas, Pope (514-23), dies  

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

1162  Death of Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona on this day in history.  

1195  Henry de Leeuw, duke of Saxon/Bayern, dies on this day in history.  

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

1272  On this day in history 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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