Historical Events In August - 06
Friday, 03 July 2020
1890 On this day in history cy Young pitches & wins 1st game
1890 John Hart or William Kemmler, US, 1st executed in electric chair (NY) on this day in history.
1892 Hoot Gibson, Tekamah NE, western actor (Horse Soldier, Last Outlaw) on August - 06.
1893 Guthrie McClintic, Seattle Wash, Broadway producer/dir (Winterset) on this day in history.
1895 On this day in history george Frederick Root, composer, dies at 74
1896 France annexes Madagascar on August - 06.
1896 Cyril Mockridge, composer on August - 06.
1900 On this day in history wilhelm Liebknecht, German journalist/socialist, dies at 74
1901 On this day in history kiowa land in Oklahoma is opened for white settlement, effectively dissolving the contiguous reservation.
1902 Michal Vilec, composer on this day in history.
1904 On this day in history henry Payne Iba, Easton Mo, US basketball coach (Olympic-gold-64, 68)
1905 On August - 06 26.7 cm rainfall at Princeton, Indiana (state record)
1905 On August - 06 clara Bow, silent screen actress (Wings) "it" girl of 1920's films
1906 On August - 06 ken Strong, NFL, AFL halfback (Staten Island, NY Yanks, NY Giants)
1908 St Louis Card John Lush's 2nd no-hitter, beats Dodgers, 2-0 in 6 inn on this day in history.
1908 On August - 06 george Singer, composer
1909 Alice Ramsey and three friends become the first women to complete a transcontinental auto trip on this day in history.
1910 On August - 06 nYC Mayor Wm J Gaynor seriously wounded during assassination attempt
1910 Charles Crichton, British director (Battle of Sexes) on this day in history.
1911 On this day in history lucille Ball, Jamestown NY, comedienne/actress (I Love Lucy, Mame)
1914 Austria-Hungary declares war against Russia on August - 06.
1914 Ellen Wilson Pres Wilson's wife, dies at 54 on August - 06.
1914 On August - 06 serbia declares war against Germany
1914 On August - 06 austria-Hungary declares war on Russia & Serbia
1914 Susan Cowdy, ornithologist on this day in history.
1914 Ellen Wilson, 1st lady (1913-14), dies at 54 on this day in history.
1915 Battle of Lone Pine, Gallipoli starts - Seven Australians receive Victoria Crosses on this day in history.
1915 On this day in history during World War I, Warsaw falls into German hands
1916 On August - 06 dom[inic] Mintoff, premier Malta
1917 On August - 06 the birth of Robert Mitchum, American actor
1917 On this day in history world War I: Battle of MÄƒrÄƒÅŸeÅŸti between the Romanian and German armies begins.
1917 Robert Mitchum, Bridgeport Ct, actor (Winds of War, North & South) on this day in history.
1918 Ferdinand Foch becomes marshal of France on this day in history.
1919 The first air flight over a major body of water in Australia (Harry Butler) on this day in history.