On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1775

Day of the Week: Sunday

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