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 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.
- 1253Mindaugas is crowned King of Lithuania.
- 1348Papal bull of Pope Clement VI protecting the Jews accused to have caused the Black Death.
- 1557King Philip II of Spain, consort of Queen Mary I of England, sets out from Dover to war with France, which eventually results in the loss of the City of Calais, the last English possession on the continent, and Mary I never seeing her husband again.
- 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.
- 1905Alfred Deakin becomes Prime Minister of Australia for the second time.
- 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.
- 1978The Taunton sleeping car fire occurs in Taunton, Somerset killing twelve people.
- 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?
- 1747John Paul Jones, American naval commander (d. 1792)
- 1878Eino Leino, Finnish poet (d. 1926)
- 1897Richard Krautheimer, German-American art historian (d.1994)
- 1927Alan Freeman, Australian-born British DJ and radio personality (d. 2006)
- 1946George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States
- 1955Frank Sontag, American radio personality
- 1969Brian Van Holt, American actor
- 1986Sarah Gronert, German tennis player
- 1987Caroline Trentini, Brazilian model
- 1994Camilla Rosso, English actress
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