Today In History 6th August

on the 6th of august in......
1661 - The Treaty of The Hague is signed whereby the Dutch Republic sells New Holland (Brazil) for 63 tonnes of gold

 1890 - At Auburn Prison, New York murderer William Kemmler becomes first person to be executed by electric chair.

 1945 - Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima by the US B-29 Superfortress "Enola Gay"

 1965 - US President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act prohibiting voting discrimination against minorities

 1991 - Tim Berners-Lee releases files describing his idea for the World Wide Web. WWW debuts as a publicly available service on the Internet.

 1996 - NASA announces that life may have existed on Mars (ALH84001) Today's Historical Events

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