On This Day 06 Aug | Today in History

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What Happened On This Day 06 Aug

  1. 1774: Mother Ann Lee, the founder of the shakers movement, arrived in New York.
  2. 1825: Bolivia gained independence from Peeu.
  3. 1862: The Madras High Court was established and inaugurated on 15 August.
  4. 1906: The prominent freedom fighter Chittaranjan Das and other Congress leaders together started the publication of ‘Bande Mataram, newspaper.
  5. 1940: Austria declared war on Russia.
  6. 1937: The National Cancer Institute was established in the United States.
  7. 1945: The US dropped atomic bombs on the Japanese city of Hiroshima.
  8. 1960: Cuba nationalized all the wealth of the country.
  9. 1962: Jamaica gained independence.
  10. 1964: The world’s oldest tree, Prometheus was cut down in Nevada, USA.
  11. 1991: Tim Branches-Lee released files describing his idea for the World Wide Web.WWW was deputed as a publicly available service on the internet.
  12. 1996: NASA predicted the possibility of life on Mars.
  13. 2007: An old Hindu temple in central Trinidad (an Iceland in the Caribbean or the Caribbean Sea) was damaged.
  14. 2017: Hungarian scientists climbed to find a pine tree about 8 million years old.
  15. 2010: At the latest 255 people were killed in flash floods in Jammu and Kashmir.
  16. 2011: Yingluck Shinawatra the Peu Thai party in Thailand become the country’s first female Prime Minister.
  17. 2012: NASA Curiosity rover reached Mars.
  18. 2015: At the latest 15 people have been killed in a suicide bombing attack on a mosque in the Saudi city of Abha.
  19. 2020: President Ram Nath Kovind appointed Manoj Sinha as the new Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Sinha replaced Grace Chandra Murmu, who resigned from his post on 5 August.
  20. 2020: Serum Institute of India, Pune, and US-based Novavax head signed an arrangement to supply novavax COVID-19 vaccine to India as well as other law and middle in common income countries. Under the arrangement, at the latest 1 billion doses of the vaccine also nons us and NVX-CoV2373, will be made available to India and other countries.
  21. 2020: US President Trump signed an executive order many the Chinese video-sharing app TikTok and its parent company. This order prohibits any transaction with TikTokk parent company ByteDancne Limited or any other company related to it.
On This Day 06 Aug
On This Day 06 Aug

Borns On This Day 06 Aug

  1. 1921: Freedom fighter and former Governor of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh K. M. Chandy was born.
  2. 1986: India’s first test tube baby was born.

Deaths On This Day 06 Aug

  1. 1925: Sundar Nath Banerjee Indian National Congress leader passed away.

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