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Friday October 6, 2023

October 6: Day of the Week

October 6, 2023 is the 279th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 86 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.

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Here’s the October calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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October 6 Historical Event(s)

  • 105 BC
    Battle of Arausio: The Cimbri inflict the heaviest defeat on the Roman army of Gnaeus Mallius Maximus.
  • 1582
    Because of the implementation of the Gregorian calendar, this day is skipped in Italy, Poland, Portugal and Spain.
  • 1777
    American Revolutionary War: General Sir Henry Clinton leads British forces in the capture of Continental Army Hudson River defenses in the Battle of Forts Clinton and Montgomery.
  • 1789
    French Revolution: Louis XVI returns to Paris from Versailles after being confronted by the Parisian women on 5 October
  • 1884
    The Naval War College of the United States Navy is founded in Newport, Rhode Island.
  • 1976
    Massacre of students gathering at Thammasat University in Bangkok, Thailand to protest the return of ex-dictator Thanom, by a coalition of right-wing paramilitary and government forces, triggering the return of the military to government.
  • 1976
    New Premier Hua Guofeng orders the arrest of the Gang of Four and associates and ends the Cultural Revolution in the People’s Republic of China.
  • 1977
    The first prototype of the MiG-29, designated 9-01, makes its maiden flight.
  • 1987
    Fiji becomes a republic.
  • 2000
    Yugoslav president Slobodan Milošević resigns.

Who were born on October 6?

  • 1897
    Florence Siebert, American medical researcher (d. 1991)
  • 1927
    Bill King, American sports broadcaster (d. 2005)
  • 1951
    Manfred Winkelhock, German race car driver (d. 1985)
  • 1955
    Tony Dungy, American football coach
  • 1963
    Jsu Garcia, American actor
  • 1971
    Lola Dueñas, Spanish actress
  • 1974
    Jeremy Sisto, American actor
  • 1976
    Barbie Hsu, Taiwanese actress and singer
  • 1979
    Lex Shrapnel, English actor
  • 1982
    Levon Aronian, Armenian chess Grandmaster

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