1180 Emperor Go-Toba of Japan (d. 1239) was born on this day in history.
1504 On this day in history birth of matthew "Nosey" Parker, archbishop of Canterbury
1609 Richard Bennett, British Colonial Governor of Virginia (d. 1675) was born on August - 06.
1619 Barbara Strozzi, composer was born on this day in history.
1638 On this day in history 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 August - 06.
0258 Death of Sixtus II, bishop of Rome (257-58), beheaded on this day in history.
0523 On this day in history hormisdas, Pope (514-23), dies
0966 On this day in history death of berengarius II, markgraaf of Ivrea/king of Italy (950-963)
1162 On this day in history death of ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona
1195 On August - 06 henry de Leeuw, duke of Saxon/Bayern, dies
1221 Death of Dominicus, Italian religious order founder (Dominicans) on August - 06.
1272 On this day in history stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72), dies
1414 On this day in history death of king Ladislas of Naples (b. 1377)