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Apt if it will open British withdrawal from Kabul 1842
In 1040 the death of Duncan at the hands of Macbeth
and in 1057
the death of Macbeth killed by Malcolm 1
1914 – World War I: The United Kingdom declares war on Austria-Hungary; the countries of the British Empire follow suit.
1964 – South Africa is banned from the Olympic Games due to the country's racist policies.
1985 – Japan Airlines Flight 123 crashes into Osutaka ridge in Gunma Prefecture, Japan, killing 520, to become the worst single-plane air disaster.
1925 – Norris McWhirter, Scottish publisher and activist co-founded the Guinness World Records (d. 2004)
1925 – Ross McWhirter, Scottish publisher and activist, co-founded the Guinness World Records (d. 1975)
1949 – Mark Knopfler (Dire Straits), Scottish-English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
1988 – Tyson Fury, English boxer
1990 – Mario Balotelli, Italian footballer
30 BC – Cleopatra, Egyptian queen (b. 69 BC)
In 1897 enid blyton born
1842 - The U.S. and Canada signed the Webster-Ashburton Treaty, which solved a border dispute.
1945 - The U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki three days after the bombing of Hiroshima.
1974 - U.S. President Richard Nixon formally resigned. Gerald R. Ford took his place, and became the 38th president of the U.S.
1984 - Daley Thompson won his second successive Olympic decathlon.
1996 - Boris Yeltsin was sworn in as president of Russia for the second time.
Not a lot notable happened this day
Former LUFC Players Born today 6th Aug
1958 Wayne Entwistle
6th Aug 1945
Enola Gay, dropped the first atomic bomb on an inhabited area. The bomb named "Little Boy" was dropped over the center of Hiroshima.
1962 Jamaica became an independent dominion within the British Commonwealth.
1986 Timothy Dalton became the fourth actor to be named "James Bond."
1983 Robin van Persie - Dutch footballer
1928 Andy Warhol - American artist
1911 Lucille Ball - American actress
1881 Alexander Fleming - Scottish scientist, Nobel Prize laureate
1809 Alfred, Lord Tennyson - English poet
Deaths On This Day – 6 August
1978 Pope Paul VI
1973 Fulgencio Batista - Cuban army officer, politician, 9th President of Cuba
1969 Theodor W. Adorno - German sociologist, philosopher
1931 Bix Beiderbecke - American pianist, composer
1637 Ben Jonson - English writer
And Both Thursdays too mouseman
Also on this day in 910 the battle of terrenhall just outside Wolverhampton
alfred the greats son defeated a viking army
5th aug 642
penda the pagan king of Mercia won a decisive battle at maserfeld killing and dismembering king and later st Oswald who’s relics are In Durham cathedral
Happy Birthday Mouseman!!!
64 and still act like a teenager.... we're all getting old!!
Have a great day Mouseman.... 🎉🥞👍🍻
Happy birthday mouseman
have a good day mate
in 1957 I was born 🎉
Roses are Red
Violets are Glorious
Don't go out with
1944 Anne Frank was arrested in Amsterdam
2012 Oscar Pistorius becomes the first amputee runner to compete at the Olympics
1914 – World War I: Germany declares war against France, while Romania declares its neutrality.
1936 – Jesse Owens wins the 100 metres, defeating Ralph Metcalfe, at the Berlin Olympics.
1938 – Terry Wogan born, Irish-English radio and television host (d. 2016)
1952 – Osvaldo Ardiles born, Argentinian footballer and manager
1977 – Tom Brady born, American football player and superstar
1985 – Sonny Bill Williams born, New Zealand rugby player and boxer
2011 – Bubba Smith died, American football player and Police Academy actor (b. 1945)
In 1957 John Charles was transferred to Juventus for £65000 fee the first British player to be trans to a European club