July 6: Day of the Week
July 6, 2020 is the 188th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 178 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is 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 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)
- 1253Mindaugas is crowned King of Lithuania.
- 1483Richard III is crowned King of England.
- 1779Battle of Grenada: French victory over British naval forces during the American Revolutionary War.
- 1801Battle of Algeciras: the French navy are defeated by the Royal Navy.
- 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.
- 1933The first Major League Baseball All-Star Game is played in Chicago’s Comiskey Park. The American League defeats the National League 4–2.
- 1957Althea Gibson wins the Wimbledon championships, becoming the first black athlete to do so.
- 1978The Taunton sleeping car fire occurs in Taunton, Somerset killing twelve people.
- 1986Davis Phinney became the first American cyclist to win a road stage of the Tour de France.
Who were born on July 6?
- 1686Antoine de Jussieu, French naturalist (d. 1758)
- 1917Arthur Lydiard, New Zealand running coach (d. 2004)
- 1936Dave Allen, Irish comedian (d. 2005)
- 1958Jennifer Saunders, English actress, comedienne and screenwriter
- 1961Rick Price, Australian singer-songwriter
- 1978Tia Mowry, American actress
- 1980Joell Ortiz, American hip hop artist
- 1988Kevin Fickentscher, Swiss footballer
- 1993Jeremiah Godby, American ultramarathon runner
- 1994Camilla Rosso, English actress
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