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

July 6: Day of the Week

July 6, 2024 is the 188th day of the year 2024 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 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.

July 2024

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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.

July 6 Historical Event(s)

371 BC
The Battle of Leuctra, where Epaminondas defeats Cleombrotus I, takes place.
Richard I “the Lionheart” is crowned King of England.
Portuguese sea captain Diogo Cão finds the mouth of the Congo River.
Pope Benedict XIV suppresses the Patriarchate of Aquileia and establishes from its territory the Archdiocese of Udine and Gorizia.
Althea Gibson wins the Wimbledon championships, becoming the first black athlete to do so.
Malawi declares its independence from the United Kingdom.
Nigerian Civil War: Nigerian forces invade Biafra, beginning the war.
The Comoros declare independence from France.
The Taunton sleeping car fire occurs in Taunton, Somerset killing twelve people.
Davis Phinney became the first American cyclist to win a road stage of the Tour de France.

Who were born on July 6?

Maria Isabella of Spain, Queen consort of the Two Sicilies, wife of Francis I of the Two Sicilies (d. 1846)
Tsar Nicholas I of Russia (d. 1855)
Sebastian Cabot, English actor (d. 1977)
Wojciech Jaruzelski, Polish Communist politician, Prime Minister and President of Poland
Reinhard Roder, German football player and manager
Casey Sander, American actor
Ron Duguay, Canadian ice hockey player
Richard Dacoury, French basketball player
Zé Roberto, Brazilian footballer
Kate Nash, English singer-songwriter

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