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Historical Events In August - 06

Monday, 04 July 2022

1974  Explosion &fire destory Great Northern RR yard in Wenatchee, Wash on this day in history.  

1976  Gregor Piatigorsky, Russian cellist, dies at 73 on August - 06.  

1978  On this day in history 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  Kurt Kaszner actor (Cmdr Fitzhugh-Land of the Giants), dies at 65 on August - 06.  

1979  On this day in history kurt Kasznar, actor (Cmdr Fitzhugh-Land of the Giants), dies at 65  

1980  Charles Urbanus, Dutch baseball player, dies at 66 on August - 06.  

1981  NASA launches Fltsatcom-5, it failed on August - 06.  

1983  On this day in history minn Vikings beat St Louis Cards 28-10 in London, England (NFL expo)  

1984  On this day in history 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 August - 06 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 August - 06.  

1989  Boston Red Sox retire Carl Yastrezemski's #8 on this day in history.  

1989  On this day in history pilot Union tells pilots okay to cross Eastern Airlines picket lines  

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 August - 06.  

1990  Charles Arnt, actor (Double Exposure), dies of pancreatic cancer at 82 on this day in history.  

1991  On August - 06 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 this day in history an ATR-72 heading from Italy to Tunisia crashes into the Mediterranean Sea, killing 16 of 39 on board.  

2005  Death of Carlo Little, influential UK rock and roll drummer (b.1938) on August - 06.  

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  A helicopter containing members of Navy SEAL 6 is shot down in Afghanistan killing 38 on August - 06.  

2012  On this day in history mount Tongariro, New Zealand, erupts for the first time in a century  

2012  On this day in history curiosity, the Mars Science Laboratory mission's rover, successfully lands on Mars.  

2013  On this day in history 18 people are killed and 55 are wounded by a car bomb explosion in Damascus, Syria  

2017  On August - 06 women's Euro 2017: The Netherlands defeat Denmark 4-2 in Enschede, The Netherlands  

2017  Women's British Golf Open: South Korea's In-Kyung Kim wins with a course record-equalling 64 at Kingsbarns, Scotland on this day in history.  

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 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 August - 06.  

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

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

1619  Barbara Strozzi, composer was born on August - 06.  

1638  On August - 06 birth of nicolas de Malebranche, French philosopher  

1644  On August - 06 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  Johann Michael Zacher, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In August - 06

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0258  On this day in history death of sixtus II, bishop of Rome (257-58), beheaded  

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 August - 06.  

1195  Henry de Leeuw, duke of Saxon/Bayern, dies on August - 06.  

1221  On August - 06 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 this day in history death of king Ladislas of Naples (b. 1377)  

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