April 6: Day of the Week
April 6, 2020 was the 97th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 269 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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.
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April 6 Historical Event(s)
- 1782Rama I of Siam (modern day Thailand) founds the Chakri dynasty.
- 1888Thomas Green Clemson dies, bequeathing his estate to the State of South Carolina to establish Clemson Agricultural College.
- 1926Varney Airlines makes its first commercial flight (Varney is the root company of United Airlines).
- 1945World War II: the Battle of Slater’s Knoll on Bougainville comes to an end.
- 1968In Richmond, Indiana’s downtown district, a double explosion kills 41 and injures 150.
- 1972Vietnam War: Easter Offensive – American forces begin sustained air strikes and naval bombardments.
- 1998Pakistan tests medium-range missiles capable of reaching India.
- 1998Travelers Group announces an agreement to undertake the $76 billion merger between Travelers and Citicorp, and the merger is completed on October 8, of that year, forming Citibank.
- 2004Rolandas Paksas becomes the first president of Lithuania to be peacefully removed from office by impeachment.
- 2009A 6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes near L'Aquila, Italy, killing 307.
Who were born on April 6?
- 1901Pier Giorgio Frassati, Italian Catholic (d. 1925)
- 1903Mickey Cochrane, American baseball player (d. 1962)
- 1933Eduardo Malapit, American politician (d. 2007)
- 1935Douglas Hill, Canadian-born science fiction writer (d. 2007)
- 1955Cathy Jones, Canadian comedian
- 1969Jack Canfora, American playwright
- 1973Sun Wen, Chinese footballer
- 1975Zach Braff, American actor
- 1982Bret Harrison, American actor
- 1986Ryota Moriwaki, Japanese footballer
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