July 6: Day of the Week
July 6, 2023 is the 187th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 178 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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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.
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July 6 Historical Event(s)
- 1044The Battle of Ménfő between troops led by Emperor Henry III and Magyar forces led by King Samuel takes place.
- 1348Papal bull of Pope Clement VI protecting the Jews accused to have caused the Black Death.
- 1415Jan Hus is burned at the stake.
- 1535Sir Thomas More is executed for treason against King Henry VIII of England.
- 1777American Revolutionary War: Siege of Fort Ticonderoga – After a bombardment by British artillery under General John Burgoyne, American forces retreat from Fort Ticonderoga, New York.
- 18923,800 striking steelworkers engage in a day-long battle with Pinkerton agents during the Homestead Strike, leaving 10 dead and dozens wounded.
- 1964Malawi declares its independence from the United Kingdom.
- 1975The Comoros declare independence from France.
- 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.
- 2003The 70-metre Eupatoria Planetary Radar sends a METI message (Cosmic Call 2) to 5 stars: Hip 4872, HD 245409, 55 Cancri (HD 75732), HD 10307 and 47 Ursae Majoris (HD 95128). The messages will arrive to these stars in 2036, 2040, 2044 and 2049 respectively.
Who were born on July 6?
- 1919Ernst Haefliger, Swiss singer (d. 2007)
- 1948Tom Curley, American media executive
- 1954Allyce Beasley, American actress
- 1958Jennifer Saunders, English actress, comedienne and screenwriter
- 1963Todd Burns, American baseball player
- 1977Craig Handley, Welsh film director
- 1978Tia Mowry, American actress
- 1980Joell Ortiz, American hip hop artist
- 1981Nnamdi Asomugha, American football player
- 1994Camilla Rosso, English actress
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