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 This day in History - August 6
394 Historic Events for August 6
1804

Justinus van der Brugghen, Dutch lawyer/minister of Justice (1856-58)

Birth
1806

Holy Roman Empire ends; it was neither holy, Roman, nor an empire

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1809

Alfred Lord Tennyson, poet laureate of England

Birth
1811

Judah Philip Benjamin, Secy War/Secy State (Confederacy) [or Aug 11]

Birth
1815

US flotilla ends piracy by Algiers, Tunis and Tripoli

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1816

Karl Frieberth, composer, dies at 80

Death
1819

Samuel Powhatan Carter, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1820

Antonin Vranicky, composer, dies at 59

Death
1820

M A Elisa Bonaparte, Corsican monarch of Lucca, dies at 43, dies

Death
1821

Antonio Bartolomeo Bruni, composer, dies at 64

Death
1821

1st edition of "Courrier of Pays-Bas" newspaper published in Brussels

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1824

Battle at Jun n - Sim¢n Bol¡vars army beats Spanish

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1825

Bolivia gains independence from Peru (National Day)

Event
1845

Anthonie A Vorsterman van Oyen, Dutch genealogist

Birth
1848

Nicola Vaccai, Italian composer, dies at 58

Death
1853

Josif Josifovich Genishta, composer, dies at 57

Death
1854

Congress passes Confiscation Act

Event
1856

Nestor de TiŠre, Flemish poet (Pink Kate)

Birth
1858

Albert Fuchs, composer

Birth
1859

J Arthur S Berson, Austria meteorologist (Balloon flights, Amazon)

Birth
1861

Lexington KY-Union milt camp forms in neutral state

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1861

Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt, 2nd wife of Theodore Roosevelt

Birth
1862

Francisco Acu¤a de Figueroa, Uruguay national anthem, dies at 71

Death
1862

Confederate Army ironclad "Arkansas" is badly damaged in Union attack

Event
1864

Rebels evacuate Ft Powell, Mobile Bayd

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