Historical Events In August - 06
Friday, 05 March 2021
1974 Explosion &fire destory Great Northern RR yard in Wenatchee, Wash on August - 06.
1976 On August - 06 gregor Piatigorsky, Russian cellist, dies at 73
1978 On August - 06 pope Paul VI dies of heart attack at summer residence at 80
1978 Edward Durrell Stone, US architect, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1979 On this day in history kurt Kaszner actor (Cmdr Fitzhugh-Land of the Giants), dies at 65
1979 On August - 06 kurt Kasznar, actor (Cmdr Fitzhugh-Land of the Giants), dies at 65
1980 On this day in history charles Urbanus, Dutch baseball player, dies at 66
1981 On August - 06 nASA launches Fltsatcom-5, it failed
1983 Minn Vikings beat St Louis Cards 28-10 in London, England (NFL expo) on August - 06.
1984 On August - 06 203.05 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange
1985 On August - 06 19th space shuttle mission (51-F), Challenger 8, lands at Edwards AFB
1986 Phil Katz releases PKARC version 1.0, for the IBM on this day in history.
1986 William J Schroeder (world's longest-survivor with permanent artificial heart, dies after 620 days with Jarvik VII man-made pump) on August - 06.
1986 On this day in history emilio Fernandez, director (La Choca, Flor Silvestre), dies at 82
1987 On August - 06 ira C Eaker, commandant USAF in Europe (WW II), dies at 91
1988 Anatoli S Levchenko, cosmonaut (TM-4), dies of brain tumor at 47 on this day in history.
1989 On this day in history boston Red Sox retire Carl Yastrezemski's #8
1989 Pilot Union tells pilots okay to cross Eastern Airlines picket lines on this day in history.
1990 On August - 06 president George Bush orders Operation Desert Shield
1990 On this day in history uN Security Council votes 13-0 (2 abstentions Cuba &Yemen) to place economic sanctions against Iraq
1990 On this day in history charles Arnt, actor (Double Exposure), dies of pancreatic cancer at 82
1991 On this day in history harry Reasoner newscaster (Host on 60 Minutes), dies at 68
1997 On this day in history korean Airlines Flight 801 crashed on Guam
2005 On August - 06 an ATR-72 heading from Italy to Tunisia crashes into the Mediterranean Sea, killing 16 of 39 on board.
2005 On this day in history death of Carlo Little, influential UK rock and roll drummer (b.1938)
2007 On August - 06 israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert arrives in historic Palestianian town of Jericho, becoming the first Prime Minister of Israel to visit the West Bank or Gaza Strip in over seven years. Olmert met with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
2007 On August - 06 the Crandall Canyon Mine in Emery County, Utah collapses, trapping six miners.
2011 On August - 06 a helicopter containing members of Navy SEAL 6 is shot down in Afghanistan killing 38.
2012 Mount Tongariro, New Zealand, erupts for the first time in a century on this day in history.
2012 Curiosity, the Mars Science Laboratory mission's rover, successfully lands on Mars on this day in history.
2013 On this day in history 18 people are killed and 55 are wounded by a car bomb explosion in Damascus, Syria
2017 On this day in history women's Euro 2017: The Netherlands defeat Denmark 4-2 in Enschede, The Netherlands
2017 On this day in history women's British Golf Open: South Korea's In-Kyung Kim wins with a course record-equalling 64 at Kingsbarns, Scotland
2018 South Sudan peace accord signed between South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar in Sudan attempting to end 5 years of civil war on August - 06.