Historical Events In August - 06
Friday, 14 May 2021
1890 Cy Young pitches & wins 1st game on August - 06.
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 this day in history.
1893 On this day in history guthrie McClintic, Seattle Wash, Broadway producer/dir (Winterset)
1895 On this day in history george Frederick Root, composer, dies at 74
1896 On this day in history france annexes Madagascar
1896 On August - 06 cyril Mockridge, composer
1900 On this day in history wilhelm Liebknecht, German journalist/socialist, dies at 74
1901 Kiowa land in Oklahoma is opened for white settlement, effectively dissolving the contiguous reservation on August - 06.
1902 On August - 06 michal Vilec, composer
1904 Henry Payne Iba, Easton Mo, US basketball coach (Olympic-gold-64, 68) on August - 06.
1905 On August - 06 26.7 cm rainfall at Princeton, Indiana (state record)
1905 Clara Bow, silent screen actress (Wings) "it" girl of 1920's films on August - 06.
1906 Ken Strong, NFL, AFL halfback (Staten Island, NY Yanks, NY Giants) on August - 06.
1908 On August - 06 st Louis Card John Lush's 2nd no-hitter, beats Dodgers, 2-0 in 6 inn
1908 George Singer, composer on this day in history.
1909 On August - 06 alice Ramsey and three friends become the first women to complete a transcontinental auto trip.
1910 NYC Mayor Wm J Gaynor seriously wounded during assassination attempt on August - 06.
1910 Charles Crichton, British director (Battle of Sexes) on August - 06.
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 On August - 06 ellen Wilson Pres Wilson's wife, dies at 54
1914 Serbia declares war against Germany on August - 06.
1914 Austria-Hungary declares war on Russia & Serbia on August - 06.
1914 On this day in history susan Cowdy, ornithologist
1914 Ellen Wilson, 1st lady (1913-14), dies at 54 on August - 06.
1915 Battle of Lone Pine, Gallipoli starts - Seven Australians receive Victoria Crosses on this day in history.
1915 During World War I, Warsaw falls into German hands on August - 06.
1916 Dom[inic] Mintoff, premier Malta on August - 06.
1917 The birth of Robert Mitchum, American actor on August - 06.
1917 On this day in history world War I: Battle of Mărăşeşti between the Romanian and German armies begins.
1917 On this day in history robert Mitchum, Bridgeport Ct, actor (Winds of War, North & South)
1918 Ferdinand Foch becomes marshal of France on August - 06.
1919 The first air flight over a major body of water in Australia (Harry Butler) on August - 06.