Historical Events In August - 06
Wednesday, 29 March 2023
1890 Cy Young pitches & wins 1st game on this day in history.
1890 On August - 06 john Hart or William Kemmler, US, 1st executed in electric chair (NY)
1892 On this day in history hoot Gibson, Tekamah NE, western actor (Horse Soldier, Last Outlaw)
1893 On this day in history guthrie McClintic, Seattle Wash, Broadway producer/dir (Winterset)
1895 George Frederick Root, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1896 On this day in history france annexes Madagascar
1896 Cyril Mockridge, composer on August - 06.
1900 Wilhelm Liebknecht, German journalist/socialist, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1901 Kiowa land in Oklahoma is opened for white settlement, effectively dissolving the contiguous reservation on this day in history.
1902 On this day in history michal Vilec, composer
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 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 On August - 06 nYC Mayor Wm J Gaynor seriously wounded during assassination attempt
1910 On this day in history charles Crichton, British director (Battle of Sexes)
1911 Lucille Ball, Jamestown NY, comedienne/actress (I Love Lucy, Mame) on August - 06.
1914 Austria-Hungary declares war against Russia on this day in history.
1914 Ellen Wilson Pres Wilson's wife, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1914 On August - 06 serbia declares war against Germany
1914 Austria-Hungary declares war on Russia & Serbia on this day in history.
1914 On August - 06 susan Cowdy, ornithologist
1914 On this day in history ellen Wilson, 1st lady (1913-14), dies at 54
1915 On August - 06 battle of Lone Pine, Gallipoli starts - Seven Australians receive Victoria Crosses
1915 On August - 06 during World War I, Warsaw falls into German hands
1916 On this day in history dom[inic] Mintoff, premier Malta
1917 The birth of Robert Mitchum, American actor on August - 06.
1917 World War I: Battle of Mărăşeşti between the Romanian and German armies begins on this day in history.
1917 Robert Mitchum, Bridgeport Ct, actor (Winds of War, North & South) on this day in history.
1918 On this day in history ferdinand Foch becomes marshal of France
1919 The first air flight over a major body of water in Australia (Harry Butler) on August - 06.
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