Historical Events In August - 06
Friday, 14 May 2021
1974 On this day in history explosion &fire destory Great Northern RR yard in Wenatchee, Wash
1976 Gregor Piatigorsky, Russian cellist, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1978 On August - 06 pope Paul VI dies of heart attack at summer residence at 80
1978 Edward Durrell Stone, US architect, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1979 Kurt Kaszner actor (Cmdr Fitzhugh-Land of the Giants), dies at 65 on August - 06.
1979 Kurt Kasznar, actor (Cmdr Fitzhugh-Land of the Giants), dies at 65 on this day in history.
1980 Charles Urbanus, Dutch baseball player, dies at 66 on August - 06.
1981 NASA launches Fltsatcom-5, it failed on this day in history.
1983 On August - 06 minn Vikings beat St Louis Cards 28-10 in London, England (NFL expo)
1984 203.05 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange on August - 06.
1985 19th space shuttle mission (51-F), Challenger 8, lands at Edwards AFB on August - 06.
1986 Phil Katz releases PKARC version 1.0, for the IBM on August - 06.
1986 William J Schroeder (world's longest-survivor with permanent artificial heart, dies after 620 days with Jarvik VII man-made pump) on this day in history.
1986 Emilio Fernandez, director (La Choca, Flor Silvestre), dies at 82 on this day in history.
1987 On August - 06 ira C Eaker, commandant USAF in Europe (WW II), dies at 91
1988 On August - 06 anatoli S Levchenko, cosmonaut (TM-4), dies of brain tumor at 47
1989 Boston Red Sox retire Carl Yastrezemski's #8 on this day in history.
1989 Pilot Union tells pilots okay to cross Eastern Airlines picket lines on August - 06.
1990 On this day in history president George Bush orders Operation Desert Shield
1990 On August - 06 uN Security Council votes 13-0 (2 abstentions Cuba &Yemen) to place economic sanctions against Iraq
1990 On August - 06 charles Arnt, actor (Double Exposure), dies of pancreatic cancer at 82
1991 On this day in history harry Reasoner newscaster (Host on 60 Minutes), dies at 68
1997 Korean Airlines Flight 801 crashed on Guam on August - 06.
2005 On this day in history an ATR-72 heading from Italy to Tunisia crashes into the Mediterranean Sea, killing 16 of 39 on board.
2005 On August - 06 death of Carlo Little, influential UK rock and roll drummer (b.1938)
2007 Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert arrives in historic Palestianian town of Jericho, becoming the first Prime Minister of Israel to visit the West Bank or Gaza Strip in over seven years. Olmert met with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on August - 06.
2007 On this day in history the Crandall Canyon Mine in Emery County, Utah collapses, trapping six miners.
2011 A helicopter containing members of Navy SEAL 6 is shot down in Afghanistan killing 38 on August - 06.
2012 Mount Tongariro, New Zealand, erupts for the first time in a century on this day in history.
2012 On this day in history curiosity, the Mars Science Laboratory mission's rover, successfully lands on Mars.
2013 18 people are killed and 55 are wounded by a car bomb explosion in Damascus, Syria on August - 06.
2017 Women's Euro 2017: The Netherlands defeat Denmark 4-2 in Enschede, The Netherlands on this day in history.
2017 Women's British Golf Open: South Korea's In-Kyung Kim wins with a course record-equalling 64 at Kingsbarns, Scotland on this day in history.
2018 South Sudan peace accord signed between South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar in Sudan attempting to end 5 years of civil war on this day in history.