July 6: Day of the Week
July 6, 2019 was the 187th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 178 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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July 6 Historical Event(s)
- 371 BCThe Battle of Leuctra, where Epaminondas defeats Cleombrotus I, takes place.
- 1044The Battle of Ménfő between troops led by Emperor Henry III and Magyar forces led by King Samuel takes place.
- 1189Richard I “the Lionheart” is crowned King of England.
- 1573Córdoba, Argentina, is founded by Jerónimo Luis de Cabrera.
- 1854In Jackson, Michigan, the first convention of the United States Republican Party is held.
- 1885Louis Pasteur successfully tests his vaccine against rabies. The patient is Joseph Meister, a boy who was bitten by a rabid dog.
- 1892Dadabhai Naoroji is elected as the first Indian Member of Parliament in Britain.
- 1942Anne Frank and her family go into hiding in the “Secret Annexe” above her father’s office in an Amsterdam warehouse.
- 1975The Comoros declare independence from France.
- 2006The Nathula Pass between India and China, sealed during the Sino-Indian War, re-opens for trade after 44 years.
Who were born on July 6?
- 1837Ramakrishna Gopal Bhandarkar, Indian scholar (d. 1925)
- 1897Richard Krautheimer, German-American art historian (d.1994)
- 1900Frederica Sagor Maas, American playwright and supercentenarian (d. 2012)
- 1927Janet Leigh, American actress (d. 2004)
- 1935Candy Barr, American stripper and actress (d. 2005)
- 1946Sylvester Stallone, American actor
- 1958Jennifer Saunders, English actress, comedienne and screenwriter
- 1963Todd Burns, American baseball player
- 1967James Hannon, American filmmaker
- 1986Derrick Williams, American football player
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