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 This day in History - August 6
394 Historic Events for August 6
1866

Chief Thundercloud, [Scott T Williams], MT, actor (Lone Ranger)

Birth
1867

Faustin-lie Soulouque, emperor of Haiti, dies (birth date unknown)

Death
1868

Paul Claudel, France, diplomat/poet (L'Otage-1909)

Birth
1870

White conservatives suppresed black vote and captured Tenn legislature

Event
1870

Battle at Spicheren: Prussia beats France

Event
1871

Emanuel Querido, [Joost Mendes], author/publisher

Birth
1873

Mary Carr Moore, composer

Birth
1873

John Wesley Work, composer

Birth
1875

Marcel Labey, composer

Birth
1879

Joseph Wirth, German politician (Stalin Peace Prize)

Birth
1881

Alexander Fleming, England, bacteriologist (penicillin; Nobel 1954)

Birth
1881

Leo Carrillo, LA CA, actor (American Empire, Cisco Kid)

Birth
1882

Gerrit H Kersten, Dutch vicar/founder (Calvinist party)

Birth
1883

Francesco Santoliquido, composer

Birth
1883

Scott Nearing, US sociologist/pacifist/author (The Good Life)

Birth
1885

Jozef M E Meeus, Belgian director H-Heart union

Birth
1886

Wilhelm Scherer, German literature historian, dies at 45

Death
1886

Edward Ballantine, composer

Birth
1890

Denton True "Cy" Young pitched his 1st major league baseball game

Event
1890

John Hart or William Kemmler, US, 1st executed in electric chair (NY)

Death
1890

Cy Young pitches and wins 1st game

Event
1892

Hoot Gibson, Tekamah NE, western actor (Horse Soldier, Last Outlaw)

Birth
1893

Guthrie McClintic, Seattle Wash, Broadway producer/dir (Winterset)

Birth
1895

George Frederick Root, composer, dies at 74

Death
1896

Cyril Mockridge, composer

Birth