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Subject: Today In History Aug 6
Date: Fri, 6 Aug 2004 07:08:33 EDT


Aug 6, 1809 Happy Birthday Alfred Lord Tennyson-Poet-" The Charge of the
Light Brigade"
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Aug 6, 1840 100s of Commanches, led by Buffalo Hump, attack Victoria, Texas
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Aug 6, 1777 Gen. Herkimer and forces attacked by Mohawks led by Joseph Brant
at Oriskany, N.Y.
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Aug 6, 1654 Robert Sedgwick captures Port Royal, Nova Scotia
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Aug 6, 1727 French Ursuline nuns first arrive at New Orleans, they set up an
orphanage, girls school and hospital
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Aug 6, 1774 Mother Ann Lee and her followers arrive in America, known as the
Shakers
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Aug 6, 1661 Holland sells Brazil to Portugal for 8 million guilders


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