July 6: Day of the Week
July 6, 2019 is the 187th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 178 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 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)
- 1415Jan Hus is burned at the stake.
- 1484Portuguese sea captain Diogo Cão finds the mouth of the Congo River.
- 1560The Treaty of Edinburgh is signed by Scotland and England.
- 1809The second day of the Battle of Wagram sees a French victory over the Austrian army in the largest battle yet of the Napoleonic Wars.
- 1854In Jackson, Michigan, the first convention of the United States Republican Party is held.
- 1893The small town of Pomeroy, Iowa, is nearly destroyed by a tornado that kills 71 people and injures 200.
- 1905Alfred Deakin becomes Prime Minister of Australia for the second time.
- 1942Anne Frank and her family go into hiding in the “Secret Annexe” above her father’s office in an Amsterdam warehouse.
- 1957John Lennon and Paul McCartney of the Beatles are introduced to each other when Lennon’s band the Quarrymen performs at the St. Peter’s Church Hall fête in Woolton.
- 1989The Israeli 405 Bus slaughter in which 14 bus passengers are killed when an Arab assaulted the bus driver as the bus is driving by the edge of a cliff.
Who were born on July 6?
- 1868Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom, member of the British Royal Family (d. 1935)
- 1878Eino Leino, Finnish poet (d. 1926)
- 1923Wojciech Jaruzelski, Polish Communist politician, Prime Minister and President of Poland
- 1937Vladimir Ashkenazy, Russian-born pianist and conductor
- 1956Casey Sander, American actor
- 1960Asahifuji Seiya, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 63rd Yokozuna
- 1967Omar Olivares, Puerto Rican baseball player
- 1972Isabelle Boulay, French-Canadian singer
- 1979Nic Cester, Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Jet)
- 1980Pau Gasol, Spanish basketball player
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