On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1775

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel O'Connell, Irish politician, born in Cahersiveen, County Kerry, Ireland (d. 1847)
  • Louis Antoine, French Duke of Angoul√™me and General of France, born in Palace of Versailles, France (d. 1844)

Famous Deaths

  • Heinrich Nikolaus Gerber, German composer, dies at 72
1775 Highlights

About August 6, 1775

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 244 years, 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo