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The Republic of Pisa is defeated in the Battle of Meloria by the Republic of Genoa, thus losing its naval dominance in the Mediterranean. (6. August 1284)

The Grand Duchy of Lithuania defeated the Crimean Khanate in the Battle of Kletsk (6. August 1506)

Bogotá, Colombia, is founded by Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada. (6. August 1538)

The Treaty of The Hague is signed by Portugal and the Dutch Republic. (6. August 1661)

American Revolutionary War: The bloody Battle of Oriskany prevents American relief of the Siege of Fort Stanwix. (6. August 1777)

Sixty proof sheets of the Constitution of the United States are delivered to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (6. August 1787)

Francis II, the last Holy Roman Emperor, abdicates ending the Holy Roman Empire. (6. August 1806)

Norwich University is founded in Vermont as the first private military school in the United States. (6. August 1819)

Battle of Junin Peru. (6. August 1824)

Bolivia gains independence from Spain. (6. August 1825)

The Russian Geographical Society is founded in Saint Petersburg, Russia. (6. August 1845)

The United Kingdom annexes Lagos, Nigeria. (6. August 1861)

American Civil War: the Confederate ironclad CSS Arkansas is scuttled on the Mississippi River after suffering catastrophic engine failure near Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (6. August 1862)

Franco-Prussian War: the Battle of Spicheren is fought, resulting in a Prussian victory. (6. August 1870)

Franco-Prussian War: the Battle of Wörth results in a decisive Prussian victory. (6. August 1870)

At Auburn Prison in New York, murderer William Kemmler becomes the first person to be executed by electric chair. (6. August 1890)

Kiowa land in Oklahoma is opened for white settlement, effectively dissolving the contiguous reservation. (6. August 1901)

The Bull Moose Party meets at the Chicago Coliseum. (6. August 1912)

World War I: First Battle of the Atlantic – two days after the United Kingdom had declared war on Germany over the German invasion of Belgium, ten German U-boats leave their base in Heligoland to attack Royal Navy warships in the North Sea. (6. August 1914)

World War I: Serbia declares war on Germany; Austria declares war on Russia. (6. August 1914)

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