August 6


August 8, 2022

August 6 (Hachiga Tsumuika) is the 218th day from the beginning of the year in the Gregorian calendar (the 219th day in a leap year), and there are 147 days left until the end of the year.


1439 (June 27, Eikyo 11)-The last "New Collection of Kokin Waka" in the 21st collection was completed. 1566 - Ottoman-Habsburg War: Siege of Szigetvar begins. 1578 (July 3, 1578)-Battle of Kozuki Castle: Katsuhisa Amago and others commit suicide and the Amago clan is destroyed. 1585 (July 11, 1585) - Hideyoshi HASHIBA was appointed Kanpaku as the adopted child of Sakihisa KONOE. 1623 - Pope Urban VIII is elected Pope of Rome. 1791 - The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin is completed. 1806 - Franz II voluntarily renounces the title of "Holy Roman Emperor" and the Holy Roman Empire is dismantled. 1825 - Bolivia becomes independent from Spain. 1869 (Meiji 2nd June 29th) - Tokyo Shokonsha (now Yasukuni Shrine) was founded as a shrine to enshrine the war dead of the Boshin War. 1890 - William Kemmler is the first to be executed in the electric chair at Auburn Prison in New York State. 1896 - France declares colonization of Madagascar. 1914 - World War I: Austria-Hungary declares war on the Russian Empire. 1914 - World War I: Serbia declares war on Germany. 1914 - World War I: The Kingdom of Montenegro declares war on the German Empire. 1916 - World War I: The Sixth Battle of Isonzo takes place. 1923 - Observed 42.5 ° C at the observatory in the ward of Naruto City, Tokushima Prefecture. 1926 - Established the Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) by integrating the Tokyo Broadcasting Station, Osaka Broadcasting Station, and Nagoya Broadcasting Station. 1926 - American swimmer Gertrude Ederle becomes the first woman to swim the Channel of Dover. 1926 - Dojunkai, which was established with donations for the Great Kanto Earthquake, built Japan's first public reinforced concrete apartment "Nakanosato Apartment" in Oshiage Honjo, Tokyo City. 1930 - New York State Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater disappears (still unsolved). 1932 - The 1st Venice International Film Festival is held. 1940 - Occupation of the Baltic States: The Soviet Union annexes Estonia. 1945 - World War II: Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima city. 1945 - World War II-Japan mainland air raid: Miyakonojo air raid. Miyakonojo Station burns down. 1948 - The Women's Paul Association begins its activities in Japan. 1948 - At the Japanese Swimming Championships held on the same schedule as the London Olympics swimming competition, Hironoshin Furuhashi recorded 18 minutes 37 seconds 8, exceeding the world record at the time in the 1500m freestyle (Japan from the International Swimming Federation) Because it was expelled, it is not officially recognized as a world record). 1949 - Hirosaki University professor's wife murder case occurs. 1949-Hiroshima Peace Memorial City Construction Law promulgated and enforced. 1955 - The 1st World Conference Against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs is held in Hiroshima. 1955 - The Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo succeeds in the flight experiment of a pencil rocket at the Akita rocket test site. 1961- The Soviet Union successfully launches the spacecraft Vostok 2 carrying German Titov. 1962 - Jamaica becomes independent from Britain. 1966 - Nichibo Kaizuka Women's Volleyball Club's winning streak record stops at 258. 1971 - Prime Minister Eisaku Sato becomes the first incumbent prime minister to attend the Hiroshima Peace Ceremony. 1981 - Succeeded in the world's first solar thermal power generation at the Electric Power Development Nio Solar Thermal Test Power Plant in Nio-cho, Kagawa Prefecture (now Mitoyo City). 1983 - Japan's geostationary communication satellite "Sakura No. 2b" will be launched from the Tanegashima Space Center with N-II Rocket No. 4. 1990 - Gulf War: UN Security Council declares Iraq