1180 Emperor Go-Toba of Japan (d. 1239) was born on August - 06.
1504 On August - 06 birth of matthew "Nosey" Parker, archbishop of Canterbury
1609 Richard Bennett, British Colonial Governor of Virginia (d. 1675) was born on August - 06.
1619 On August - 06 birth of barbara Strozzi, composer
1638 Nicolas de Malebranche, French philosopher was born on August - 06.
1644 Francoise L de la Baume Le Blanc, French mistress of Louis XIV was born on this day in history.
1651 On August - 06 birth of francois Fenelon, France, writer (Playing for Time)
1651 Johann Michael Zacher, composer was born on August - 06.
0258 Death of Sixtus II, bishop of Rome (257-58), beheaded on August - 06.
0523 On this day in history 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 On this day in history henry de Leeuw, duke of Saxon/Bayern, dies
1221 Death of Dominicus, Italian religious order founder (Dominicans) on August - 06.
1272 On August - 06 stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72), dies
1414 On August - 06 death of king Ladislas of Naples (b. 1377)