Historical Events In July - 06
Saturday, 09 December 2023
1943 Night Battle of Kula Gulf results in loss of 2 Japanese destroyers and USS Helena on July - 06.
1943 On this day in history 2nd day of battle at Kursk: 25,000 German killed
1944 On this day in history 170 die in a fire at Ringling Bros Circus in Hartford Conn
1944 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 on July - 06.
1945 On July - 06 nicaragua becomes first nation to formally accept UN Charter
1945 On July - 06 pres Truman signs executive order establishing Medal of Freedom
1945 On July - 06 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 On this day in history the AK-47 goes into production in the Soviet Union.
1949 On July - 06 cin Red Walker Cooper gets 10 RBIs
1951 On July - 06 josef Huttel, composer, dies at 57
1953 J Churms discovers asteroid #1701 Okavango on July - 06.
1954 On July - 06 dirk Verbeek, actor/director (Hofstad Stage), dies at 70
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 Paolo Gallico, composer, dies at 87 on July - 06.
1957 On this day in history althea Gibson became first black tennis player to win Wimbledon
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 George Grosz, German cartoonist/painter (Ecce Homo), dies at 65 on this day in history.
1960 Dr Barbara Moore completes a 3,207 mile walk from LA to NYC on this day in history.
1961 Cuno Amiet, Swiss painter, dies at 93 on July - 06.
1962 William Faulkner author, inventor of Yoknapatawpha Co, dies at 64 on July - 06.
1962 On July - 06 william [Harrison] Faulkner, US writer (Nobel 1949), dies at 64
1964 Beatles' film "Hard Day's Night" premiers in London on this day in history.
1964 On this day in history malawi (then Nyasaland) gains independence from Britain (Natl Day)
1964 Nyasaland becomes the independent state of Malawi on this day in history.
1965 On July - 06 rock group "Jefferson Airplane" forms
1966 Anne Nagel, dies of cancer at 50 on this day in history.
1967 Biafran War erupts as Nigerian forces invade on July - 06.
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 Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong jazz musician (Hello Dolly), dies at 70 on July - 06.