Ajax Loader On This Day | 06 August

On this day:

1926: Gertrude Ederle becomes the first woman to swim across the English Channel

1945: US bombs Hiroshima

1962: Jamaica gains independence

1965: Pakistani soldiers crossed the Line of Control into Kashmir

Born on this day:

1809: Alfred, Lord Tennyson, English poet

1881: Alexander Fleming, Scottish scientist, Nobel Prize laureate

Gone on this day:

1637: Ben Jonson, English writer

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