Saturday April 6, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

April 6: Day of the Week

April 6, 2024 is the 97th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 269 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.

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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

April 6 Historical Event(s)

1320
The Scots reaffirm their independence by signing the Declaration of Arbroath.
1453
Mehmed II begins his siege of Constantinople (Istanbul), which falls on May 29.
1860
The Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints—later renamed Community of Christ—is organized by Joseph Smith III and others at Amboy, Illinois
1869
Celluloid is patented.
1888
Thomas Green Clemson dies, bequeathing his estate to the State of South Carolina to establish Clemson Agricultural College.
1895
Oscar Wilde is arrested in the Cadogan Hotel, London after losing a libel case against the Marquess of Queensberry.
1923
The first Prefects Board in Southeast Asia is formed in Victoria Institution, Malaysia.
1965
The British Government announces the cancellation of the TSR-2 aircraft project.
1973
The American League of Major League Baseball begins using the designated hitter.
2004
Rolandas Paksas becomes the first president of Lithuania to be peacefully removed from office by impeachment.

Who were born on April 6?

1483
Raphael, Italian painter and architect (d. 1520)
1725
Pasquale Paoli, Corsican patriot and military leader (d. 1807)
1895
Dudley Nichols, American screenwriter (d. 1960)
1909
William M. Branham, American evangelist (d. 1965)
1911
Feodor Felix Konrad Lynen, German biochemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1979)
1936
Helen Berman, Dutch-Israeli visual artist
1955
Michael Rooker, American actor
1957
Paolo Nespoli, Italian astronaut
1976
Candace Cameron Bure, American actress
1985
Frank Ongfiang, Italian footballer

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