1180 On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Toba of Japan (d. 1239)
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 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 this day in history.
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 August - 06 hormisdas, Pope (514-23), dies
0966 On August - 06 death of berengarius II, markgraaf of Ivrea/king of Italy (950-963)
1162 Death of Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona on this day in history.
1195 Henry de Leeuw, duke of Saxon/Bayern, dies on August - 06.
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 Death of King Ladislas of Naples (b. 1377) on August - 06.