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Historical Events In August - 06

Friday, 14 May 2021

1919  1st air flight over a major body of water in Australia (Harry Butler) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1919  On this day in history pauline Betz Addie, Dayton Ohio, tennis champ (Wimbledon 1946)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1921  Clason Point, Bronx to College Point, Queens muni ferry system begins on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1921  Ella Raines, Sinoqualmie Falls Wash, actress (Janice Dean RN) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1922  Freddie Laker, CEO (Laker airlines) on August - 06.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1923  Jack Parnell, London England, orch leader (Englebert Humperdick Show) on August - 06.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1924  On August - 06 john Henry Roberts, composer, dies at 76  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1925  Barbara Bates, Denver Colo, actress (Kathy-It's a Great Life) on August - 06.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1926  On August - 06 gertrude Ederle becomes first woman to swim the English Channel  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1926  Warner Bros premiers Vitaphone sound-on-disc movie system on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1926  NY's Gertrude Ederle becomes 1st woman to swim English Channel on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1926  Christa Reinig, writer on August - 06.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1927  The third Toronto Union Station is opened officially by Edward, Prince of Wales. It was opened to the public on August 11, but passengers had to walk across to the old station tracks. The first day on which trains used the new, elevated, tracks through the new station platform was January 31, 1930 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1927  On this day in history andy Warhol, McKeesport PA, artist/producer (Frankenstein, Bad)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1928  On this day in history janice-Lee York Romary, Calif, fencer (Olympics-1948-68)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1928  William Henry Grattan Flood, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1930  Supreme Court Justice John Force Crater disappears in NYC on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1934  US troops leave Haiti, which had been occupied since 1915 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1935  On August - 06 alexander Gustav Adolfovich Winkler, composer, dies at 70  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1936  1st time in 20th century, 1st 2 batters in a game-Roy Johnson & Rabbit Warstler of Boston Bees-lead off with HRs on August - 06.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1937  Franco-artillery fire on Madrid on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1937  On this day in history annie E F Horniman, England, theater owner (Abbey Theatre), dies at 76  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1938  On this day in history warner Oland, actor (Werewolf of London, Jazz Singer), dies at 57  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1939  1st broadcast of "Dinah Shore Show" on NBC-radio on August - 06.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1940  On August - 06 estonia is annexed into Soviet empire  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1941  On August - 06 detroit pitcher Al Benton is 1st to collect 2 sacrifices in an inning  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1942  On this day in history -8] Riots by Dutch Jews  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1943  US 1st Infantry division occupies node Troina Sicily on August - 06.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1943  Tom Garrett, cricketer (last survivor of 1st Test in 1877), dies on August - 06.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1944  Deportation of 70,000 jews from Lodz Poland to Auschwitz begins on August - 06.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1944  All 1,200 Jewish death marchers from Lipcani Moldavia have died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  On August - 06 atomic bomb dropped Hiroshima  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  On this day in history hiroshima Peace Day-atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima by "Enola Gay"  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  On this day in history the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima, an explosion equal to 20,000 tons of TNT.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1180  On August - 06 birth of emperor Go-Toba of Japan (d. 1239)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1504  Matthew "Nosey" Parker, archbishop of Canterbury was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1609  Richard Bennett, British Colonial Governor of Virginia (d. 1675) was born on August - 06.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1619  Barbara Strozzi, composer was born on August - 06.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1638  On August - 06 birth of nicolas de Malebranche, French philosopher  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1644  Francoise L de la Baume Le Blanc, French mistress of Louis XIV was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1651  On this day in history birth of francois Fenelon, France, writer (Playing for Time)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1651  On August - 06 birth of johann Michael Zacher, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In August - 06

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0258  Death of Sixtus II, bishop of Rome (257-58), beheaded on August - 06.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0523  On this day in history hormisdas, Pope (514-23), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0966  Death of Berengarius II, markgraaf of Ivrea/king of Italy (950-963) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1162  Death of Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona on August - 06.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1195  On August - 06 henry de Leeuw, duke of Saxon/Bayern, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1221  Death of Dominicus, Italian religious order founder (Dominicans) on August - 06.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1272  On August - 06 stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1414  Death of King Ladislas of Naples (b. 1377) on August - 06.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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