Historical Events In August - 06
Friday, 03 July 2020
1974 Explosion &fire destory Great Northern RR yard in Wenatchee, Wash on August - 06.
1976 Gregor Piatigorsky, Russian cellist, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1978 Pope Paul VI dies of heart attack at summer residence at 80 on this day in history.
1978 On August - 06 edward Durrell Stone, US architect, dies at 76
1979 On August - 06 kurt Kaszner actor (Cmdr Fitzhugh-Land of the Giants), dies at 65
1979 Kurt Kasznar, actor (Cmdr Fitzhugh-Land of the Giants), dies at 65 on August - 06.
1980 Charles Urbanus, Dutch baseball player, dies at 66 on August - 06.
1981 On this day in history nASA launches Fltsatcom-5, it failed
1983 On August - 06 minn Vikings beat St Louis Cards 28-10 in London, England (NFL expo)
1984 On this day in history 203.05 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange
1985 19th space shuttle mission (51-F), Challenger 8, lands at Edwards AFB on this day in history.
1986 On August - 06 phil Katz releases PKARC version 1.0, for the IBM
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 August - 06.
1987 Ira C Eaker, commandant USAF in Europe (WW II), dies at 91 on this day in history.
1988 Anatoli S Levchenko, cosmonaut (TM-4), dies of brain tumor at 47 on August - 06.
1989 On this day in history boston Red Sox retire Carl Yastrezemski's #8
1989 On August - 06 pilot Union tells pilots okay to cross Eastern Airlines picket lines
1990 President George Bush orders Operation Desert Shield on this day in history.
1990 UN Security Council votes 13-0 (2 abstentions Cuba &Yemen) to place economic sanctions against Iraq on August - 06.
1990 Charles Arnt, actor (Double Exposure), dies of pancreatic cancer at 82 on August - 06.
1991 On this day in history harry Reasoner newscaster (Host on 60 Minutes), dies at 68
1997 On August - 06 korean Airlines Flight 801 crashed on Guam
2005 An ATR-72 heading from Italy to Tunisia crashes into the Mediterranean Sea, killing 16 of 39 on board on this day in history.
2005 Death of Carlo Little, influential UK rock and roll drummer (b.1938) on this day in history.
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 The Crandall Canyon Mine in Emery County, Utah collapses, trapping six miners on this day in history.
2011 On August - 06 a helicopter containing members of Navy SEAL 6 is shot down in Afghanistan killing 38.
2012 On August - 06 mount Tongariro, New Zealand, erupts for the first time in a century
2012 Curiosity, the Mars Science Laboratory mission's rover, successfully lands on Mars on this day in history.
2013 On this day in history 18 people are killed and 55 are wounded by a car bomb explosion in Damascus, Syria
2017 Women's Euro 2017: The Netherlands defeat Denmark 4-2 in Enschede, The Netherlands on August - 06.
2017 On this day in history women's British Golf Open: South Korea's In-Kyung Kim wins with a course record-equalling 64 at Kingsbarns, Scotland
2018 On this day in history 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