August 6

August 6 is the 218th day of the Gregorian Calendar ( 219th in leap years), thus 147 days remain until the end of the year.

  • 2.1 Before the 19th century
  • 2.2 19th century
  • 2.3 20th century 2.3.1 1901-1950
  • 2.3.2 1951-2000
  • 3.1 Before the 19th century
  • 3.2 19th century
  • 3.3 20th century
  • 3.4 21st century

Events

Politics and World Affairs

1945: The mushroom cloud above Hiroshima

1945: View of the ruined city

1945: Hibakusha with baked Kimono Pattern

  • 2008: Through a military coup, the President of Mauritania, Cheikh Ould Sidi Mohamed Abdallahi was overthrown and placed under house arrest. New ruler General Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz is.
  • 2011 Start of the riots in England in 2011, which claimed five lives.

Economy

Science and Technology

  • 2012: The exposed as part of NASA 's Mars Science Laboratory rover " Curiosity " lands successfully on Mars and sends first images of the landscape of the neighboring planet.

Culture

Society

Religion

Disasters

Minor accidents are listed in the sub- items of disaster.

Sports

Entries of Athletics world records are located under the respective discipline under Athletics.

Born

Before the 19th century

Nicolas Malebranche (* 1638)

Louise de La Vallière (* 1644)

Johann Bernoulli (* 1667)

Karl VII Albrecht (* 1697 )

William H. Wollaston (* 1766 )

Friedrich List (* 1789)

19th century

Judah Philip Benjamin (* 1811)

Arthur Berson (* 1859)

Edith Roosevelt (* 1861)

Käthe Schirmacher (* 1865)

Hans Moser (* 1880)

Alexander Fleming (* 1881)

20th century

1901-1950

1951-2000

21st Century

  • 2001: Ty Simpkins, American actor

Died

Before the 19th century

Galeazzo Visconti I. († 1328 )

Cunegonde from Austria († 1520)

Dorothea Sophie of Brandenburg ( † 1689)

King Christian VI. of Denmark († 1689)

19th century

20th century

Klaus Nomi († 1983)

21st Century

  • 2000: Joan Trimble, Irish composer
  • 2001: Jorge Amado, Brazilian writer
  • 2001: Daniel Eggers, German right-wing singer-songwriter
  • 2001: Wilhelm Mohnke, German General of the SS and Waffen-SS
  • 2002: Jim Crawford, British race car driver
  • 2002: Edsger W. Dijkstra, Dutch computer pioneer
  • 2002: Mikhail Prodan, Romanian -Austrian- German forest scientists
  • 2003: Wilhelm Schneemelcher, German theologian and church historian
  • 2004: Rick James, American musician
  • 2005: Vizma Belševica, Latvian writer
  • 2005: Robin Cook, British politician from Scotland, Foreign Minister
  • 2005: Ibrahim Ferrer, Cuban musician
  • 2005: Helmut Goldschmidt, German architect
  • 2006: Ernst Hiesmayr, Austrian architect
  • 2006: Jim Pomeroy, American motocross racer
  • 2006: Fritz Rahmann, German artist
  • 2006: Dieter Seidenkranz, German strength athletes and actors
  • 2007: Heinz Barth, German Waffen -SS war criminals
  • 2007: Teizo Matsumura, Japanese composer
  • 2008: Simon Gray, British dramatist
  • 2009: Willy DeVille, American rock and blues musicians
  • 2009: John Hughes, American film director, producer and screenwriter
  • 2010: Fredrik Ericsson, Swedish mountaineers and extreme skiers
  • 2010: Tony Judt, a British historian and author
  • 2011: Kuno Klötzer, German football player and coach
  • 2011: Norbert Pflippen, German Sport Manager
  • 2011: Rudolf Rohlinger, German TV journalist and presenter
  • 2011: John Wood, British actor
  • 2012: Marvin Hamlisch, American composer
  • 2012: Bernard Lovell, British astronomer
  • 2012: Richard Cragun, American dancer

Holidays and observances

  • Religious observances Transfiguration ( Anglican, Catholic, Orthodox, Protestant: ELCA, LCMS )
  • Salzburg exiles, Austrian displaced persons ( Protestant)
  • Name Days Gilbert, Hermann
  • State Holidays and observances Bolivia, independence from Spain (1825 )
  • Jamaica gained independence from Britain (1962 )

More entries contains the list of commemorative and action days.

  • Day
  • Day in August
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