Historical Events In August - 06
Wednesday, 29 March 2023
1919 On August - 06 1st air flight over a major body of water in Australia (Harry Butler)
1919 Pauline Betz Addie, Dayton Ohio, tennis champ (Wimbledon 1946) on this day in history.
1921 On August - 06 clason Point, Bronx to College Point, Queens muni ferry system begins
1921 Ella Raines, Sinoqualmie Falls Wash, actress (Janice Dean RN) on August - 06.
1922 On August - 06 freddie Laker, CEO (Laker airlines)
1923 Jack Parnell, London England, orch leader (Englebert Humperdick Show) on August - 06.
1924 John Henry Roberts, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1925 On August - 06 barbara Bates, Denver Colo, actress (Kathy-It's a Great Life)
1926 Gertrude Ederle becomes first woman to swim the English Channel on this day in history.
1926 Warner Bros premiers Vitaphone sound-on-disc movie system on this day in history.
1926 NY's Gertrude Ederle becomes 1st woman to swim English Channel on August - 06.
1926 Christa Reinig, writer on August - 06.
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 August - 06.
1927 Andy Warhol, McKeesport PA, artist/producer (Frankenstein, Bad) on this day in history.
1928 On this day in history janice-Lee York Romary, Calif, fencer (Olympics-1948-68)
1928 On August - 06 william Henry Grattan Flood, composer, dies at 68
1930 On this day in history supreme Court Justice John Force Crater disappears in NYC
1934 On August - 06 uS troops leave Haiti, which had been occupied since 1915
1935 On this day in history alexander Gustav Adolfovich Winkler, composer, dies at 70
1936 1st time in 20th century, 1st 2 batters in a game-Roy Johnson & Rabbit Warstler of Boston Bees-lead off with HRs on this day in history.
1937 Franco-artillery fire on Madrid on this day in history.
1937 Annie E F Horniman, England, theater owner (Abbey Theatre), dies at 76 on this day in history.
1938 On this day in history warner Oland, actor (Werewolf of London, Jazz Singer), dies at 57
1939 On this day in history 1st broadcast of "Dinah Shore Show" on NBC-radio
1940 On August - 06 estonia is annexed into Soviet empire
1941 Detroit pitcher Al Benton is 1st to collect 2 sacrifices in an inning on this day in history.
1942 On August - 06 -8] Riots by Dutch Jews
1943 On August - 06 uS 1st Infantry division occupies node Troina Sicily
1943 Tom Garrett, cricketer (last survivor of 1st Test in 1877), dies on this day in history.
1944 On August - 06 deportation of 70,000 jews from Lodz Poland to Auschwitz begins
1944 All 1,200 Jewish death marchers from Lipcani Moldavia have died on August - 06.
1945 Atomic bomb dropped Hiroshima on August - 06.
1945 Hiroshima Peace Day-atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima by "Enola Gay" on this day in history.
1945 The first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima, an explosion equal to 20,000 tons of TNT on this day in history.
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