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October 6th, 2068 (October 06 2068)EventBattle of Artaxata: Lucullus averts the bad omen of this day by defeating Tigranes the Great of Armenia.
October 6th, 2007 (October 06 2007)EventJason Lewis completes the first human-powered circumnavigation of the globe.
October 6th, 2007 (October 06 2007)DeathBud Ekins, American stuntman (born in 1930)
October 6th, 2006 (October 06 2006)DeathPuck Brouwer, Dutch athlete (born in 1930)
October 6th, 2006 (October 06 2006)DeathEduardo Mignogna, Argentinian film director (born in 1940)
October 6th, 2006 (October 06 2006)DeathBuck O Neil, American baseball player (born in 1911)
October 6th, 2006 (October 06 2006)DeathWilson Tucker, American writer (born in 1914)
October 6th, 2003 (October 06 2003)DeathTimothy Treadwell, American environmentalist (born in 1957)
October 6th, 2002 (October 06 2002)EventThe French oil tanker Limburg is bombed off Yemen.
October 6th, 2002 (October 06 2002)EventOpus Dei founder Josemaria Escriva is canonized.
October 6th, 2002 (October 06 2002)DeathClaus von Amsberg, husband of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands (born in 1926)
October 6th, 2001 (October 06 2001)DeathArne Harris, American television sports director (born in 1934)
October 6th, 2000 (October 06 2000)EventYugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic resigns.
October 6th, 2000 (October 06 2000)DeathRichard Farnsworth, American actor (born in 1930)
October 6th, 1999 (October 06 1999)DeathAmalia Rodrigues, Portuguese singer and actress (born in 1920)
October 6th, 1999 (October 06 1999)DeathGorilla Monsoon, American professional wrestler/commentator (born in 1937)
October 6th, 1998 (October 06 1998)BirthMia-Sophie Wellenbrink, German actress and singer
October 6th, 1998 (October 06 1998)DeathMark Belanger, American baseball player (born in 1944)
October 6th, 1997 (October 06 1997)DeathJohnny Vander Meer, American baseball player (born in 1914)
October 6th, 1995 (October 06 1995)Event51 Pegasi was discovered to be the first major star apart from the Sun to have a planet (and extrasolar planet) orbiting around it.
October 6th, 1995 (October 06 1995)BirthJessica Lunsford, American kidnapping victim (died in 2005)
October 6th, 1993 (October 06 1993)DeathLarry Walters, American "lawn chair" pilot (born in 1949)
October 6th, 1992 (October 06 1992)BirthRhyon Nicole Brown, American actress
October 6th, 1992 (October 06 1992)DeathDenholm Elliott, English actor (born in 1922)
October 6th, 1992 (October 06 1992)DeathBill O Reilly, Australian cricketer (born in 1902)
October 6th, 1989 (October 06 1989)DeathBette Davis, American actress (born in 1908)Bette Davis Quotes
October 6th, 1988 (October 06 1988)BirthMaki Horikita, Japanese model and actress
October 6th, 1987 (October 06 1987)EventFiji becomes a republic.
October 6th, 1986 (October 06 1986)BirthMohammad Shukri, Malaysian cricketer
October 6th, 1986 (October 06 1986)BirthOlivia Thirlby, American actress
October 6th, 1986 (October 06 1986)DeathAlexander Kronrod, Russian mathematician (born in 1921)Alexander Kronrod Quotes
October 6th, 1985 (October 06 1985)EventPC Keith Blakelock is murdered as riots erupt in the Broadwater Farm suburb of London.
October 6th, 1985 (October 06 1985)DeathNelson Riddle, American bandleader (born in 1921)
October 6th, 1984 (October 06 1984)BirthJoanna Pacitti, American actress and singer
October 6th, 1983 (October 06 1983)DeathTerence Cardinal Cooke, American Catholic archbishop (born in 1921)
October 6th, 1982 (October 06 1982)BirthMC Lars, American hip-hop artist
October 6th, 1982 (October 06 1982)BirthWilliam Butler, Musician and member of Arcade Fire
October 6th, 1981 (October 06 1981)EventPresident of Egypt, Anwar al-Sadat is assassinated.
October 6th, 1981 (October 06 1981)BirthZurab Khizanishvili, Georgian footballer
October 6th, 1981 (October 06 1981)BirthJose Luis Perlaza, Ecuadorian footballer
October 6th, 1981 (October 06 1981)DeathAnwar Sadat, President of Egypt, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (born in 1918)
October 6th, 1980 (October 06 1980)BirthAbdoulaye Meite, French footballer
October 6th, 1980 (October 06 1980)DeathHattie Jacques, British comedy actress (born in 1922)
October 6th, 1980 (October 06 1980)DeathJean Robic, French cyclist (born in 1921)
October 6th, 1979 (October 06 1979)EventPope John Paul II becomes the first pontiff to visit the White House.
October 6th, 1979 (October 06 1979)BirthDavid Di Tommaso, French footballer (died in 2005)
October 6th, 1979 (October 06 1979)BirthRichard Seymour, American football player
October 6th, 1978 (October 06 1978)BirthRicky Hatton, English boxer
October 6th, 1977 (October 06 1977)EventIn Alicante, Spain, fascists attack a group of MCPV militants and sympathizers, and one MCPV sympathizer is killed.
October 6th, 1977 (October 06 1977)EventThe first prototype of the MiG-29, designated 9-01, makes its maiden flight.
October 6th, 1977 (October 06 1977)BirthDaniel Briere, Canadian ice hockey player
October 6th, 1977 (October 06 1977)BirthShimon Gershon, Israeli footballer
October 6th, 1977 (October 06 1977)BirthVladimir Manchev, Bulgarian footballer
October 6th, 1976 (October 06 1976)EventCubana Flight 455 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean after two bombs, placed by terrorists with connections to the CIA, exploded onboard shortly after taking off from Bridgetown, Barbados. All 73 people on-board were killed.
October 6th, 1976 (October 06 1976)EventNew 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.
October 6th, 1976 (October 06 1976)EventMassacre 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.
October 6th, 1976 (October 06 1976)BirthBarbie Hsu, Taiwanese actress and singer
October 6th, 1976 (October 06 1976)DeathGilbert Ryle, British philosopher (born in 1900)Gilbert Ryle Quotes
October 6th, 1975 (October 06 1975)BirthReon King, West Indian cricketer from Guyana
October 6th, 1974 (October 06 1974)BirthJeremy Sisto, American actor
October 6th, 1974 (October 06 1974)BirthWalter Centeno, Costa Rican footballer
October 6th, 1974 (October 06 1974)DeathHelmuth Koinigg, Austrian Formula One driver (born in 1948)
October 6th, 1973 (October 06 1973)EventThe Crossing: 80,000 Egyptian troops cross the Suez Canal, destroying the fortified Israeli Bar-Lev Line and starting the Yom Kippur War.
October 6th, 1973 (October 06 1973)BirthSylvain Legwinski, French footballer
October 6th, 1973 (October 06 1973)BirthJeff Davis, American comedian
October 6th, 1973 (October 06 1973)BirthIoan Gruffudd, Welsh actor
October 6th, 1973 (October 06 1973)BirthRebecca Lobo, American basketball player
October 6th, 1973 (October 06 1973)DeathFrancois Cevert, French race car driver (born in 1944)
October 6th, 1973 (October 06 1973)DeathSidney Blackmer, American actor (born in 1895)
October 6th, 1972 (October 06 1972)BirthMark Schwarzer, Australian footballer
October 6th, 1972 (October 06 1972)BirthRyu Shi-won, Korean actor and singer
October 6th, 1971 (October 06 1971)BirthPhil Bennett, British racing driver
October 6th, 1971 (October 06 1971)BirthLola Duenas, Spanish actress
October 6th, 1971 (October 06 1971)BirthAlan Stubbs, English footballer
October 6th, 1970 (October 06 1970)BirthDarren Oliver, American baseball player
October 6th, 1970 (October 06 1970)BirthAmy Jo Johnson, American actress and singer
October 6th, 1969 (October 06 1969)BirthTroy Shaw, English snooker player
October 6th, 1968 (October 06 1968)DeathPhyllis Nicolson, British mathematician (born in 1917)
October 6th, 1967 (October 06 1967)BirthKennet Andersson, former Swedish footballer
October 6th, 1967 (October 06 1967)BirthSvend Karlsen, Norwegian strongman
October 6th, 1966 (October 06 1966)EventLSD is declared illegal in the United States.
October 6th, 1966 (October 06 1966)BirthNiall Quinn, Irish footballer
October 6th, 1966 (October 06 1966)BirthJacqueline Obradors, American actress
October 6th, 1965 (October 06 1965)BirthRuben Sierra, Puerto Rican baseball player
October 6th, 1964 (October 06 1964)BirthMatthew Sweet, American musician
October 6th, 1963 (October 06 1963)BirthElisabeth Shue, American film actress
October 6th, 1963 (October 06 1963)BirthChip Foose, American automobile customizerTom Ze Quotes
October 6th, 1963 (October 06 1963)BirthJsu Garcia, American actor
October 6th, 1962 (October 06 1962)BirthRich Yett, baseball player
October 6th, 1962 (October 06 1962)DeathTod Browning, American film director (born in 1880)
October 6th, 1959 (October 06 1959)BirthBrian Higgins, American politician, Member of US House of Representatives
October 6th, 1959 (October 06 1959)BirthDennis Ray Boyd, American baseball player
October 6th, 1959 (October 06 1959)DeathBernard Berenson, American art historian (born in 1865)
October 6th, 1956 (October 06 1956)BirthKathleen Webb, American comic book writer and artist
October 6th, 1955 (October 06 1955)EventA United Airlines DC-4 crashes in Medicine Bow Peak, Wyoming, killing 66 people
October 6th, 1955 (October 06 1955)BirthTony Dungy, American football coach
October 6th, 1954 (October 06 1954)BirthDavid Hidalgo, American musician (Los Lobos, Latin Playboys)
October 6th, 1953 (October 06 1953)BirthKlaas Bruinsma, Dutch drug lord (died in 1991)
October 6th, 1952 (October 06 1952)BirthAyten Mutlu, Turkish poet and writer
October 6th, 1951 (October 06 1951)BirthManfred Winkelhock, German race car driver (died in 1985)
October 6th, 1951 (October 06 1951)BirthKevin Cronin, American musician (REO Speedwagon)
October 6th, 1951 (October 06 1951)DeathOtto Fritz Meyerhof, German-born physician and biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (born in 1884)
October 6th, 1951 (October 06 1951)DeathWill Keith Kellogg, American food manufacturer (born in 1860)
October 6th, 1950 (October 06 1950)BirthDavid Brin, American author
October 6th, 1950 (October 06 1950)BirthThomas McClary, American guitarist (Commodores)
October 6th, 1948 (October 06 1948)BirthGerry Adams, Northern Irish politician
October 6th, 1947 (October 06 1947)BirthPatxi Andion, Spanish singer-songwriter
October 6th, 1947 (October 06 1947)DeathLeevi Madetoja, Finnish composer (born in 1887)
October 6th, 1946 (October 06 1946)BirthLloyd Doggett, American politician
October 6th, 1946 (October 06 1946)BirthVinod Khanna, Indian actor
October 6th, 1946 (October 06 1946)BirthTony Greig, South African-born English cricketer
October 6th, 1945 (October 06 1945)EventBaseball: 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).
October 6th, 1945 (October 06 1945)DeathLeonardo Conti, Nazi physician (born in 1900)
October 6th, 1944 (October 06 1944)BirthJose Carlos Pace, Brazilian racing driver (died in 1977)
October 6th, 1943 (October 06 1943)BirthMichael Durrell, American actor
October 6th, 1943 (October 06 1943)BirthAlexander Maxovich Shilov, Russian painter
October 6th, 1942 (October 06 1942)BirthBritt Ekland, Swedish actress
October 6th, 1942 (October 06 1942)BirthMillie Small, Jamaican singer
October 6th, 1939 (October 06 1939)EventLast Polish army is defeated in World War II.
October 6th, 1939 (October 06 1939)BirthJohn LaFalce, American politician, former Member, US House of Representatives
October 6th, 1938 (October 06 1938)BirthSerge Nubret, French bodybuilder
October 6th, 1935 (October 06 1935)BirthBruno Sammartino, Italian strongman and professional wrestler
October 6th, 1935 (October 06 1935)BirthCharito Solis, Filipino actress (died in 1998)
October 6th, 1931 (October 06 1931)BirthNikolai Stepanovich Chernykh, Russian astronomer (died in 2004)
October 6th, 1931 (October 06 1931)BirthRiccardo Giacconi, Italian-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
October 6th, 1930 (October 06 1930)BirthHafez al-Assad, President of Syria (died in 2000)
October 6th, 1930 (October 06 1930)BirthRichie Benaud, Australian cricketer
October 6th, 1928 (October 06 1928)EventChiang Kai-Shek becomes Chairman of the Republic of China.
October 6th, 1927 (October 06 1927)EventOpening of The Jazz Singer, the first prominent talking movie.
October 6th, 1927 (October 06 1927)BirthBill King, American sports broadcaster (died in 2005)
October 6th, 1925 (October 06 1925)BirthShana Alexander, American columnist (died in 2005)
October 6th, 1922 (October 06 1922)EventThe great powers of the first world war withdraw from Istanbul
October 6th, 1922 (October 06 1922)BirthJoe Frazier, American baseball player
October 6th, 1921 (October 06 1921)EventInternational PEN is founded in London.
October 6th, 1921 (October 06 1921)BirthYevgeniy Landis, Russian mathematician (died in 1997)
October 6th, 1921 (October 06 1921)BirthJoseph Lowery, American Civil rights movement leader
October 6th, 1920 (October 06 1920)BirthPietro Consagra, Italian sculptor (died in 2005)
October 6th, 1920 (October 06 1920)BirthLord Donaldson of Lymington, British judge (died in 2005)
October 6th, 1918 (October 06 1918)BirthAndre Pilette, Belgian racing driver (died in 1993)
October 6th, 1917 (October 06 1917)BirthFannie Lou Hamer, American civil rights activist (died in 1977)Fannie Lou Hamer Quotes
October 6th, 1915 (October 06 1915)BirthAlice Timander, Swedish dentist (died in 2007)
October 6th, 1915 (October 06 1915)BirthCarolyn Goodman, American psychologist and civil rights activist (died in 2007)
October 6th, 1914 (October 06 1914)BirthThor Heyerdahl, Norwegian explorer (died in 2002)
October 6th, 1912 (October 06 1912)BirthPauline Gore, mother of American Vice President Al Gore (died in 2004)
October 6th, 1912 (October 06 1912)DeathAuguste Marie Francois Beernaert, Belgian statesman and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize (born in 1829)
October 6th, 1910 (October 06 1910)BirthBarbara Castle, British politician (died in 2002)
October 6th, 1908 (October 06 1908)EventAustria annexes Bosnia and Herzegovina.
October 6th, 1908 (October 06 1908)BirthCarole Lombard, American actress (died in 1942)
October 6th, 1908 (October 06 1908)BirthSergei Lvovich Sobolev, Russian mathematician (died in 1989)
October 6th, 1906 (October 06 1906)EventThe Majlis of Iran convened for the first time.
October 6th, 1906 (October 06 1906)BirthJanet Gaynor, American actress (died in 1984)
October 6th, 1905 (October 06 1905)BirthHelen Wills Moody, American tennis player (died in 1998)
October 6th, 1903 (October 06 1903)EventThe High Court of Australia sits for the first time.
October 6th, 1903 (October 06 1903)BirthErnest Walton, Irish physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1995)
October 6th, 1900 (October 06 1900)BirthStan Nichols, English cricketer (died in 1961)
October 6th, 1898 (October 06 1898)EventPhi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity founded at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Massachusetts.
October 6th, 1895 (October 06 1895)BirthCaroline Gordon, American writer and critic (died in 1981)
October 6th, 1892 (October 06 1892)DeathAlfred Lord Tennyson, British poet (born in 1809)
October 6th, 1891 (October 06 1891)DeathCharles Stewart Parnell, Irish politician (born in 1846)
October 6th, 1889 (October 06 1889)EventThomas Edison shows his first motion picture.
October 6th, 1888 (October 06 1888)BirthRoland Garros, French pilot (died in 1918)
October 6th, 1887 (October 06 1887)BirthLe Corbusier, Swiss architect (died in 1965) Le Corbusier Quotes
October 6th, 1886 (October 06 1886)BirthEdwin Fischer, Swiss pianist and conductor (died in 1960)
October 6th, 1884 (October 06 1884)EventThe Naval War College of the United States Navy was founded in Newport, Rhode Island.
October 6th, 1882 (October 06 1882)BirthKarol Szymanowski, Polish composer and pianist (died in 1937)
October 6th, 1876 (October 06 1876)BirthErnest Lapointe, French-Canadian politician (died in 1941)
October 6th, 1874 (October 06 1874)BirthFrank G. Allen, 51st Governor of Massachusetts (died in 1950)
October 6th, 1873 (October 06 1873)DeathSir Pawel Edmund Strzelecki, Polish explorer and geologist (born in 1797)
October 6th, 1872 (October 06 1872)BirthMikhail Kuzmin, Russian writer (died in 1936)
October 6th, 1866 (October 06 1866)BirthReginald Fessenden, Canadian-born inventor and radio pioneer (died in 1932)
October 6th, 1854 (October 06 1854)EventThe Great fire of Newcastle and Gateshead started shortly after midnight, leading to 53 deaths and hundreds injured.
October 6th, 1849 (October 06 1849)EventThe execution of the 13 Martyrs of Arad after the Hungarian war of independence.
October 6th, 1846 (October 06 1846)BirthGeorge Westinghouse, American engineer and inventor (died in 1914)
October 6th, 1838 (October 06 1838)BirthGiuseppe Cesare Abba, Italian patriot and writer (died in 1910)
October 6th, 1831 (October 06 1831)BirthRichard Dedekind, German mathematician (died in 1916)
October 6th, 1829 (October 06 1829)DeathPierre Derbigny, Governor of Louisiana (born in 1769)
October 6th, 1820 (October 06 1820)BirthJenny Lind, Swedish soprano (died in 1887)
October 6th, 1819 (October 06 1819)DeathCharles Emmanuel IV, king of Sardinia (born in 1751)
October 6th, 1803 (October 06 1803)BirthHeinrich Wilhelm Dove, German physicist (died in 1879)
October 6th, 1801 (October 06 1801)BirthHippolyte Carnot, French statesman (died in 1888)
October 6th, 1789 (October 06 1789)EventFrench Revolution: Louis XVI returns to Paris from Versailles after being confronted by the Parisian women on 5 October
October 6th, 1773 (October 06 1773)BirthKing Louis-Philippe of France (died in 1850)
October 6th, 1769 (October 06 1769)BirthSir Isaac Brock, British commander (died in 1812)
October 6th, 1767 (October 06 1767)BirthHenri Christophe, king of Haiti (died in 1820)
October 6th, 1762 (October 06 1762)EventSeven 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.
October 6th, 1762 (October 06 1762)DeathFrancesco Manfredini, Italian composer (born in 1684)
October 6th, 1744 (October 06 1744)BirthJames McGill, Scottish-Canadian businessman and philanthropist (died in 1813)
October 6th, 1738 (October 06 1738)BirthArchduchess Maria Anna of Austria (died in 1789)
October 6th, 1716 (October 06 1716)BirthGeorge Montague-Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax, English statesman (died in 1771)
October 6th, 1688 (October 06 1688)DeathChristopher Monck, 2nd Duke of Albemarle, English statesman (born in 1652)
October 6th, 1683 (October 06 1683)EventWilliam Penn brings 13 German immigrant families to the colony of Pennsylvania, marking the first German people to immigrate to America.William Penn Quotes
October 6th, 1661 (October 06 1661)DeathGuru Har Rai, seventh Sikh Guru
October 6th, 1660 (October 06 1660)DeathPaul Scarron, French writerRon Paul Quotes
October 6th, 1644 (October 06 1644)DeathElisabeth of Bourbon, wife of Philip IV of Spain (born in 1602)
October 6th, 1641 (October 06 1641)DeathMatthijs Quast, Dutch explorer
October 6th, 1610 (October 06 1610)BirthCharles de Sainte-Maure, duc de Montausier, French soldier (died in 1690)
October 6th, 1600 (October 06 1600)EventJacopo Peri s Euridice, the earliest surviving opera, premieres in Florence, signifying the beginning of the Baroque Period
October 6th, 1582 (October 06 1582)EventDue to the implementation of the Gregorian calendar, this day is skipped in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain.
October 6th, 1573 (October 06 1573)BirthHenry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton, English patron of the theater (died in 1624)
October 6th, 1552 (October 06 1552)BirthMatteo Ricci, Italian Jesuit missionary (died in 1610)
October 6th, 1542 (October 06 1542)DeathThomas Wyatt, English poet (born in 1503)Thomas Wyatt Quotes
October 6th, 1510 (October 06 1510)BirthRowland Taylor, English clergyman (died in 1555)
October 6th, 1510 (October 06 1510)BirthJohn Caius, English physician (died in 1573)
October 6th, 1459 (October 06 1459)BirthMartin Behaim, German navigator and geographer (died in 1507)
October 6th, 1413 (October 06 1413)DeathDawit I, Emperor of Ethiopia (born in 1382)
October 6th, 1289 (October 06 1289)BirthKing Wenceslaus III of Bohemia (died in 1306)
October 6th, 1101 (October 06 1101)DeathBruno of Cologne, German founder of the Carthusian order
October 6th, 1014 (October 06 1014)DeathSamuil, Emperor of the Bulgarian Empire (born in 958)
October 6th, 0877 (October 06 0877)DeathCharles the Bald (born in 823)
October 6th, 0105 (October 06 0105)EventBattle of Arausio: The Cimbri inflict the heaviest defeat on the Roman army of Gnaeus Mallius Maximus.

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