Historical Events In August - 06
Friday, 18 September 2020
1974 On this day in history explosion &fire destory Great Northern RR yard in Wenatchee, Wash
1976 On this day in history gregor Piatigorsky, Russian cellist, dies at 73
1978 Pope Paul VI dies of heart attack at summer residence at 80 on this day in history.
1978 On August - 06 edward Durrell Stone, US architect, dies at 76
1979 Kurt Kaszner actor (Cmdr Fitzhugh-Land of the Giants), dies at 65 on August - 06.
1979 Kurt Kasznar, actor (Cmdr Fitzhugh-Land of the Giants), dies at 65 on August - 06.
1980 On this day in history charles Urbanus, Dutch baseball player, dies at 66
1981 On this day in history nASA launches Fltsatcom-5, it failed
1983 On August - 06 minn Vikings beat St Louis Cards 28-10 in London, England (NFL expo)
1984 203.05 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange on August - 06.
1985 19th space shuttle mission (51-F), Challenger 8, lands at Edwards AFB on this day in history.
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 Emilio Fernandez, director (La Choca, Flor Silvestre), dies at 82 on August - 06.
1987 On August - 06 ira C Eaker, commandant USAF in Europe (WW II), dies at 91
1988 On August - 06 anatoli S Levchenko, cosmonaut (TM-4), dies of brain tumor at 47
1989 Boston Red Sox retire Carl Yastrezemski's #8 on August - 06.
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 UN Security Council votes 13-0 (2 abstentions Cuba &Yemen) to place economic sanctions against Iraq on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history charles Arnt, actor (Double Exposure), dies of pancreatic cancer at 82
1991 Harry Reasoner newscaster (Host on 60 Minutes), dies at 68 on August - 06.
1997 On this day in history korean Airlines Flight 801 crashed on Guam
2005 An ATR-72 heading from Italy to Tunisia crashes into the Mediterranean Sea, killing 16 of 39 on board on August - 06.
2005 On this day in history death of Carlo Little, influential UK rock and roll drummer (b.1938)
2007 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 on this day in history.
2007 The Crandall Canyon Mine in Emery County, Utah collapses, trapping six miners on this day in history.
2011 On this day in history a helicopter containing members of Navy SEAL 6 is shot down in Afghanistan killing 38.
2012 On this day in history mount Tongariro, New Zealand, erupts for the first time in a century
2012 Curiosity, the Mars Science Laboratory mission's rover, successfully lands on Mars on August - 06.
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.