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 This day in History - August 6
394 Historic Events for August 6
1896

France annexes Madagascar

Event
1900

Wilhelm Liebknecht, German journalist/socialist, dies at 74

Death
1902

Michal Vilec, composer

Birth
1902

Vladimir M Kirshon, Russian playwright (Ultimatum Factory) [OS]

Birth
1904

Henry Payne Iba, Easton Mo, US basketball coach (Olympic-gold-64, 68)

Birth
1904

M Revis, [Willem Fisherman], author (Gelakte Brain)

Birth
1905

26.7 cm rainfall at Princeton, Indiana (state record)

Event
1905

Clara Bow, silent screen actress (Wings) "it" girl of 1920's films

Birth
1906

Ken Strong, NFL, AFL halfback (Staten Island, NY Yanks, NY Giants)

Birth
1908

George Singer, composer

Birth
1908

St Louis Card John Lush's 2nd no-hitter, beats Dodgers, 2-0 in 6 inn

Event
1908

Sol Adler, economist Sinophile

Birth
1908

James Lees-Milne, architecural historian

Birth
1908

Helen Hull Jacobs, Berkley Calif, US tennis champ (1932-35)

Birth
1908

Svend Erik Tarp, composer

Birth
1910

NYC Mayor Wm J Gaynor seriously wounded during assassination attempt

Event
1910

Friedrich Schroder, composer

Birth
1910

William J Law, sailor

Birth
1910

Charles Crichton, British director (Battle of Sexes)

Birth
1911

Norman Gordon, S Afri cricket pace bowler (against England 1938-39)

Birth
1911

Lucille Ball, Jamestown NY, comedienne/actress (I Love Lucy, Mame)

Birth
1914

Austria-Hungary declares war on Russia and Serbia

Event
1914

Susan Cowdy, ornithologist

Birth
1914

French cavalry enter Belgium

Event
1914

Serbia declares war against Germany

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