Historical Events In July - 06
Saturday, 17 August 2019
1943 Night Battle of Kula Gulf results in loss of 2 Japanese destroyers and USS Helena on this day in history.
1943 On this day in history 2nd day of battle at Kursk: 25,000 German killed
1944 On July - 06 170 die in a fire at Ringling Bros Circus in Hartford Conn
1944 On July - 06 in Hartford, Connecticut, a fire broke out under the big top of the Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus, killing 167 people and injuring 682. Two-thirds of those who perished were children
1945 Nicaragua becomes first nation to formally accept UN Charter on this day in history.
1945 Pres Truman signs executive order establishing Medal of Freedom on this day in history.
1945 On this day in history wash Senator Rick Ferrell catches a record 1,722 games
1945 On July - 06 nicaragua becomes 1st nation to formally accept UN Charter
1946 "St Louis Woman" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 113 perfs on July - 06.
1947 The AK-47 goes into production in the Soviet Union on this day in history.
1949 Cin Red Walker Cooper gets 10 RBIs on July - 06.
1951 On this day in history josef Huttel, composer, dies at 57
1953 On this day in history j Churms discovers asteroid #1701 Okavango
1954 Dirk Verbeek, actor/director (Hofstad Stage), dies at 70 on July - 06.
1955 The Federal Air Pollution Control Act was implemented on this day in 1955, providing federally allocated funds for research into causal analysis and control of car-emission pollution on this day in history.
1955 On July - 06 paolo Gallico, composer, dies at 87
1957 Althea Gibson became first black tennis player to win Wimbledon on this day in history.
1957 Harry S Truman Library established in Independence, Missouri on July - 06.
1958 On this day in history alaska becomes the 49th state
1959 On this day in history saar becomes part of German Federal Republic
1959 On this day in history george Grosz, German cartoonist/painter (Ecce Homo), dies at 65
1960 On July - 06 dr Barbara Moore completes a 3,207 mile walk from LA to NYC
1961 On this day in history cuno Amiet, Swiss painter, dies at 93
1962 On July - 06 william Faulkner author, inventor of Yoknapatawpha Co, dies at 64
1962 William [Harrison] Faulkner, US writer (Nobel 1949), dies at 64 on July - 06.
1964 On this day in history beatles' film "Hard Day's Night" premiers in London
1964 Malawi (then Nyasaland) gains independence from Britain (Natl Day) on this day in history.
1964 Nyasaland becomes the independent state of Malawi on July - 06.
1965 On this day in history rock group "Jefferson Airplane" forms
1966 On July - 06 anne Nagel, dies of cancer at 50
1967 On this day in history biafran War erupts as Nigerian forces invade
1968 Marine Observation Squadron 2 (VMO-2) stationed at Da Nang, South Vietnam, received the first OV-1OA, Broncos, to arrive in South Vietnam on this day in history.
1970 On this day in history marjorie Rambeau, dies at 80
1971 On July - 06 louis "Satchmo" Armstrong jazz musician (Hello Dolly), dies at 70