August 06 in History – What happened on 06 August in Past

06 August - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on August 06, the day number in a year is 218 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 219. August 06 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

August 06 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1180Emperor Go Toba of Japan was born.
1506Muscovite–Lithuanian Wars-The Grand Duchy of Lithuania achieved one of the greatest Lithuanian victories against the Tatars inthe Battle of Kletsk.
1726The military treaty was signed by Emperor Karel VI and Tasarina Catherine the Great.
1774Mother Ann Lee, the founder of the Shekhar movement, immigrated to New York.
1777American Revolutionary War-The Battle of Oriskany, one of thebloodiest battles in the North American theater of the war, was foughtabout six miles (10 km) east of Fort Stanwix, New York.
1806The Holy Roman Empire was dissolved by its last emperor,Francis II, during the aftermath of the War of the Third Coalition.
1806Francis II, the last Holy Roman Emperor, abdicated, thus ending the Holy Roman Empire after a millennium.
1815The robbery by Tunis and Tripoli by the American Flightilla Algiers ended.
1819Norwich University was established in Vermont by Captain Alden Partridge as the first private military school in the United States.
1821The first edition of the newspaper Courier of Page Bass was published in Brussels.
1825Bolivia gained independence from Peru.
1862Madras High Court was established.
1890At Auburn Prison in Auburn, New York, US, William Kemmlerbecame the first person to be executed in an electric chair.
1906Prominent freedom fighter Chittaranjan Das and other Congress leaders jointly started the publication of Vande Mataram newspaper.
1930New York City judge Joseph Force Crater mysteriously disappeared, eventually earning him the title of 'The Missingest Man in New York'.
1930The UK Ministry of Labor made a list of 2 lakh unemployed people.
1935In Hollywood, California Dr. Ralph Willard, a doctor from the state of Georgia in Russia, has effectively frozen a monkey named Jekal and brought it back to life. The doctor has also frozen guinea pigs and revived them. However, the human societies protested when he wanted to experiment on dogs and howls.
1937The National Cancer Institute was established in the United States.
1945The atomic bomb “Little Boy” is dropped by the United States on Hiroshima. It is the most powerful bomb ever used which led to the death of approximately 140,000 people.
1945World War II-The U.S. Army Air Force bomber Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb named 'Little Boy' on Hiroshima, Japan, killing as many as 140,000 people.
1945The US dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima city in Japan.
1951Korean forces fought with their allies for four days straight in Western Korea. The U.S. Eighth Army faced the enemy at dawn and Korean forces replied with a counter attack.
1955The southern and Antarctic regions of France were created as a foreign region.
1956DuMont, one of the world's first television networks, aired itslast program.
1960Cuba nationalized all the country's assets.
1962Jamaica gained full independence from the United Kingdom, morethan 300 years after the English captured it from Spanish colonists in1655.
1962The Empire of the United Kingdom ended in Jamaica and gained independence.
1964American researcher Donald Currey had a bristlecone pine treeknown as Prometheus cut down, only to find that it was the oldest knownnon-clonal organism ever discovered, at least 4,862 years old at thetime.
1964The world's oldest tree Prometheus pine tree in Nevada, USA) was harvested for research.
1966Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan became emir and ruler of AbuDhabi, succeeding his brother, Sheikh Shakhbut bin Sultan Al Nahyan, whowas deposed in a bloodless coup d'état.
1988New York City Police officers charged a crowd protesting acurfew for the previously 24-hour Tompkins Square Park, sparking a riotthat led to more than 100 complaints of police brutality.
1991British computer programmer Tim Berners-Lee first posted files describing his ideas for a system of interlinked, hypertext documents accessible via the Internet, to be called a 'World Wide Web'.
1997Microsoft buys a small stake in struggling Apple Computers for $150 million and they decide to share technology. The deal assisted Apple on Wall Street, sending the company's stock up to its highest price in over a year.
2005India and Pakistan declare that they have agreed to give each other early notice of future nuclear missile trails.
2007As per NASA reports three galaxies that are the size of the Milky Way are colliding with another galaxy three times the size of the Milky Way in galaxy cluster CL0958+4702. The final galaxy could be up to ten times the size of the Milky Way.
2008Mauritanian President Sidi Mohamed Ould Cheikh Abdallahi wasousted from power by a group of high-ranking generals that he haddismissed from office several hours earlier.
2008Entry 31 TV ceased broadcasting in Perth, Western Australia.
2009Iran bars all pilgrimages to Saudi Arabia during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in an effort to control the spread of swine flu.
2010The Prime Minister of Russia, Vladimir Putin, prohibits export of flour and wheat from August 15 to December 31 because of the worst drought in Russian history.
2010A cloudburst and heavy overnight rains triggered flash floods,mudslides, and debris flows across a large part of Ladakh, a region ofthe northernmost Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, leaving at least 255people dead.
2010Nearly 255 people died due to flash floods in Jammu and Kashmir.
2011Following the death of a Tottenham man by the MetropolitanPolice of London, thousands of mostly young males rioted in severalLondon boroughs and in cities and towns across England.
2012NASA's Curiosity Rover reached Mars.
2014Apple Inc., an American electronics enterprise and Samsung Electronics, a Korean company Samsung Electronics have decided to settle their patent lawsuit outside the United States.
2014The World Health Organization announces that 932 have died from the recent eruption of the Ebola virus with a man allegedly dying of the disease in Jeddah, Saudi after a business trip to Sierra Leone.



Famous Birthdays of August 06:

YearName / Profession / Country
1992Tara Moore / Tennis Player / Britain
1937Baden Powell de Aquino / Guitarist / Brazil
1962Michelle Yeoh / Actress / China
1928Andy Warhol / Photographer / United States of America
1972Darren Eales / Lawyer / United Kingdom
1929Roch La Salle / Politician / Canada
1908Lajos Vajda / Painter / Hungary
1946Allan Holdsworth / Writer / United Kingdom
1889George Kenney / General / Canada
1938Bert Yancey / Golfer / United States of America
1945Ron Jones / Director / United Kingdom
1983C. J. Mosley / Footballer / United States of America
1958Randy DeBarge / Writer / United States of America
1928Herb Moford / Baseball Player / United States of America
1766William Hyde Wollaston / Chemist / United Kingdom
1982Jordis Unga / Writer / United States of America
1911Norman Gordon / Cricketer / South Africa
1911Norman Gordon / Player / South Africa
1950Dorian Harewood / Actor / United States of America
1919Pauline Betz / Tennis Player / United States of America
1952David McLetchie / Politician / Scotland
1656Claude de Forbin / General / France
1924Samuel Bowers / Activist / United States of America
1886Edward Ballantine / Academic / United States of America
1949Richard Prince / Photographer / United States of America
1917Robert Mitchum / Actor / United States of America
1940Egil Kapstad / Pianist / Norway
1809Alfred / Poet / United Kingdom
1983Robin van Persie / Footballer / Netherlands
1980Roman Weidenfeller / Footballer / Germany

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