1180 Emperor Go-Toba of Japan (d. 1239) was born on August - 06.
1504 Matthew "Nosey" Parker, archbishop of Canterbury was born on this day in history.
1609 On August - 06 birth of richard Bennett, British Colonial Governor of Virginia (d. 1675)
1619 Barbara Strozzi, composer was born on August - 06.
1638 Nicolas de Malebranche, French philosopher was born on this day in history.
1644 Francoise L de la Baume Le Blanc, French mistress of Louis XIV was born on this day in history.
1651 Francois Fenelon, France, writer (Playing for Time) was born on this day in history.
1651 Johann Michael Zacher, composer was born on August - 06.
0258 On this day in history death of sixtus II, bishop of Rome (257-58), beheaded
0523 Hormisdas, Pope (514-23), dies on this day in history.
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 Stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72), dies on August - 06.
1414 On August - 06 death of king Ladislas of Naples (b. 1377)