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October 6th - holidays
  • Armed Forces Day (Egypt) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Armed Forces Day (Montenegro) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Christian Feast Day: Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • German-American Day (United States) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
October 6th - events
  • 2010 - Roy Halladay pitches the second no-hitter in MLB Postseason History during Game 1 of the NLDS versus the Cincinnati Reds Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 2007 - Jason Lewis completes the first human-powered circumnavigation of the globe. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 2002 - The French oil tanker Limburg is bombed off Yemen. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 2000 - Yugoslav president Slobodan Miloševi? resigns. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 2000 - Argentine vice president Carlos Álvarez resigns. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1995 - 51 Pegasi is discovered to be the first major star apart from the Sun to have a planet (and extrasolar planet) orbiting around it. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1987 - Fiji becomes a republic. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1985 - PC Keith Blakelock is murdered as riots erupt in the Broadwater Farm suburb of London. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Pope John Paul II becomes the first pontiff to visit the White House. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - In Alicante, Spain, fascists attack a group of MCPV militants and sympathizers, and one MCPV sympathizer is killed. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - The first prototype of the MiG-29, designated 9-01, makes its maiden flight. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - Cubana Flight 455 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean shortly after taking off from Bridgetown, Barbados after two bombs, placed on board by terrorists with connections to the CIA, exploded. All 73 people on-board are killed. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - New Premier Hua Guofeng orders the arrest of the Gang of Four and associates and ends the Cultural Revolution in the People's Republic of China. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - Massacre of students gathering at Thammasat University in Bangkok, Thailand to protest the return of ex-dictator Thanom, by a coalition of right-wing paramilitary and government forces, triggering the return of the military to government. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Egypt launches a coordinated attack against Israel leading to the Yom Kippur War. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1945 - Baseball: Billy Sianis and his pet billy goat are ejected from Wrigley Field during Game 4 of the 1945 World Series (see Curse of the Billy Goat). Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1939 - World War II: The last Polish army is defeated. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1928 - Chiang Kai-Shek becomes Chairman of the Republic of China. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1927 - Opening of The Jazz Singer, the first prominent talking movie. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1923 - The great powers of World War I withdraw from Istanbul Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1908 - Austria annexes Bosnia and Herzegovina. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1889 - Thomas Edison shows his first motion picture. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1884 - The Naval War College of the United States Navy is founded in Newport, Rhode Island. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1854 - The Great fire of Newcastle and Gateshead starts shortly after midnight, leading to 53 deaths and hundreds injured. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1849 - The execution of the 13 Martyrs of Arad after the Hungarian war of independence. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1789 - French Revolution: Louis XVI returns to Paris from Versailles after being confronted by the Parisian women on 5 October Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1762 - Seven Years' War: conclusion of the Battle of Manila between Britain and Spain, which resulted in the British occupation of Manila for the rest of the war. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1683 - William Penn brings 13 German immigrant families to the colony of Pennsylvania, marking the first major immigration of German people to America. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1600 - Jacopo Peri's Euridice, the earliest surviving opera, receives its première performance in Florence, signifying the beginning of the Baroque Period Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1582 - Because of the implementation of the Gregorian calendar, this day is skipped in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • -68 - Battle of Artaxata: Lucullus averts the bad omen of this day by defeating Tigranes the Great of Armenia. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • -69 - Battle of Tigranocerta: Forces of the Roman Republic defeat the army of the Kingdom of Armenia led by King Tigranes the Great. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • -105 - Battle of Arausio: The Cimbri inflict the heaviest defeat on the Roman army of Gnaeus Mallius Maximus. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
October 6th - births
  • 1998 - Mia-Sophie Wellenbrink, German actress and singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1995 - Jessica Lunsford, American kidnapping victim (d. 2005) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1991 - Roshon Fegan, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1988 - Maki Horikita, Japanese model and actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1986 - Tereza Kerndlová, Czech singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1986 - Mohammad Shukri, Malaysian cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1986 - Olivia Thirlby, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1985 - Sylvia Fowles, American basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - Joanna Pacitti, American actress and singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - Morne Morkel, South African cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - Michael Arden, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - Levon Aronian, Armenian chess Grandmaster Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - William Butler, Musician and member of Arcade Fire Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - MC Lars, American hip-hop artist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - Paul Smith, English boxer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Zurab Khizanishvili, Georgian footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - José Luis Perlaza, Ecuadorian footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Abdoulaye Méïté, French footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - David Di Tommaso, French footballer (d. 2005) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Richard Seymour, American football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Lex Shrapnel, English actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Ricky Hatton, English boxer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Danny Brière, Canadian ice hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Melinda Doolittle, American singer and recording artist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Shimon Gershon, Israeli footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Vladimir Manchev, Bulgarian footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Wes Ramsey, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - Barbie Hsu, Taiwanese actress and singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1975 - Reon King, West Indian cricketer from Guyana Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Walter Centeno, Costa Rican footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Alexis Georgoulis, Greek actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Jeremy Sisto, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Sylvain Legwinski, French footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Jeff Davis, American comedian Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Ioan Gruffudd, Welsh actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Rebecca Lobo, American basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Ko So-young, South Korean actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Anders Iwers, Swedish musician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Ryu Shi-won, South Korean actor and singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Mark Schwarzer, Australian footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1971 - Phil Bennett, British racing driver Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1971 - Lola Dueñas, Spanish actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1971 - Alan Stubbs, English footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Darren Oliver, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Amy Jo Johnson, American actress and singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Shauna MacDonald, Canadian actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1969 - Troy Shaw, English snooker player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1968 - Bjarne Goldbæk, Danish footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Kennet Andersson, former Swedish footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Svend Karlsen, Norwegian strongman Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1966 - Niall Quinn, Irish footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1966 - Jacqueline Obradors, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1965 - Rubén Sierra, Puerto Rican baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1965 - Steve Scalise, American politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Ricky Berry, American basketball player (d. 1989) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Matthew Sweet, American musician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Tom Jager, American swimmer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1963 - Elisabeth Shue, American film actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1963 - Jsu Garcia, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - Rich Yett, baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1959 - Brian Higgins, American politician, and Member of the United States House of Representatives from New York Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1959 - Dennis Ray Boyd, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1959 - Walter Ray Williams Jr., American bowler and horsehoes champion Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - Joseph Finder, American novelist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1956 - Kathleen Webb, American comic book writer and artist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1955 - Tony Dungy, American football coach Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1954 - David Hidalgo, American musician (Los Lobos, Latin Playboys) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1954 - Darrell M. West, American political scientist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1953 - Klaas Bruinsma, Dutch drug lord (d. 1991) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - Ayten Mutlu, Turkish poet and writer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - Jürgen Schulz, German footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1951 - Manfred Winkelhock, German race car driver (d. 1985) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1951 - Kevin Cronin, American musician (REO Speedwagon) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1950 - David Brin, American author Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Nicolas Peyrac, French composer, lyricist and singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1948 - Gerry Adams, Northern Irish politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - Patxi Andión, Spanish singer-songwriter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1946 - Eddie Villanueva, JIL Spiritual Director, Owner of ZOE Broadcasting Network Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1946 - Lloyd Doggett, American politician and Member of the United States House of Representatives from Texas Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1946 - Vinod Khanna, Indian actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1946 - Tony Greig, South African–born English cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1946 - Millie Small, Jamaican singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1945 - Ivan Graziani, Italian singer-songwriter (d. 1997) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - Boris Mikhailov, Soviet ice hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - José Carlos Pace, Brazilian racing driver (d. 1977) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1943 - Alexander Maxovich Shilov, Russian painter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1943 - Michael Durrell, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1942 - Britt Ekland, Swedish actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1940 - Ellen Travolta, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1939 - John LaFalce, American politician, and former Member of the United States House of Representatives from New York Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1939 - Jack Cullen, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - Serge Nubret, French bodybuilder Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1935 - Bruno Sammartino, Italian strongman and professional wrestler Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1935 - Charito Solis, Filipino actress (d. 1998) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1931 - Nikolai Stepanovich Chernykh, Russian astronomer (d. 2004) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1931 - Riccardo Giacconi, Italian-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1930 - Hafez al-Assad, President of Syria (d. 2000) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1930 - Richie Benaud, Australian cricketer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1927 - Bill King, American sports broadcaster (d. 2005) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1925 - Shana Alexander, American columnist (d. 2005) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1922 - Joe Frazier, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1921 - Yevgeniy Landis, Russian mathematician (d. 1997) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1921 - Joseph Lowery, American Civil rights movement leader Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1920 - Pietro Consagra, Italian sculptor (d. 2005) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1920 - Lord Donaldson of Lymington, British judge (d. 2005) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1918 - Goh Keng Swee, former Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore (d. 2010) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1918 - André Pilette, Belgian racing driver (d. 1993) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1917 - Fannie Lou Hamer, American civil rights activist (d. 1977) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1915 - Alice Timander, Swedish dentist (d. 2007) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1915 - Carolyn Goodman, American psychologist and civil rights activist (d. 2007) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1914 - Thor Heyerdahl, Norwegian explorer (d. 2002) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1914 - Joan Littlewood, British theatre director (d. 2002) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1912 - Perkins Bass, American politician and former Member of the United States House of Representatives from New Hampshire Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1910 - Barbara Castle, British politician (d. 2002) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1908 - Carole Lombard, American actress (d. 1942) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1908 - Sergei Lvovich Sobolev, Russian mathematician (d. 1989) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1906 - Janet Gaynor, American actress (d. 1984) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1905 - Helen Wills Moody, American tennis player (d. 1998) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1903 - Ernest Walton, Irish physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1995) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1900 - Stan Nichols, English cricketer (d. 1961) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1895 - Caroline Gordon, American writer and critic (d. 1981) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1892 - Jackie Saunders, American silent film actress (d. 1954) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1888 - Roland Garros, French pilot (d. 1918) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1887 - Le Corbusier, Swiss architect (d. 1965) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1886 - Edwin Fischer, Swiss pianist and conductor (d. 1960) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1882 - Karol Szymanowski, Polish composer and pianist (d. 1937) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1876 - Ernest Lapointe, French-Canadian politician (d. 1941) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1874 - Frank G. Allen, 51st Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1950) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1872 - Mikhail Kuzmin, Russian writer (d. 1936) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1866 - Reginald Fessenden, Canadian-born inventor and radio pioneer (d. 1932) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1846 - George Westinghouse, American engineer and inventor (d. 1914) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1838 - Giuseppe Cesare Abba, Italian patriot and writer (d. 1910) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1831 - Richard Dedekind, German mathematician (d. 1916) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1820 - Jenny Lind, Swedish soprano (d. 1887) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1803 - Heinrich Wilhelm Dove, German physicist (d. 1879) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1801 - Hippolyte Carnot, French statesman (d. 1888) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1773 - King Louis-Philippe of France (d. 1850) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1769 - Sir Isaac Brock, British commander (d. 1812) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1767 - Henri Christophe, king of Haiti (d. 1820) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1744 - James McGill, Scottish-Canadian businessman and philanthropist (d. 1813) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1738 - Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria (d. 1789) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1716 - George Montague-Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax, English statesman (d. 1771) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1610 - Charles de Sainte-Maure, duc de Montausier, French soldier (d. 1690) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1573 - Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton, English patron of the theater (d. 1624) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1552 - Matteo Ricci, Italian Jesuit missionary (d. 1610) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1510 - Rowland Taylor, English clergyman (d. 1555) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1510 - John Caius, English physician (d. 1573) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1459 - Martin Behaim, German navigator and geographer (d. 1507) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1289 - King Wenceslaus III of Bohemia (d. 1306) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook

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