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

October 6: Day of the Week

October 6, 2024 is the 280th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 86 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.

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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.

October 6 Historical Event(s)

105 BC
Battle of Arausio: The Cimbri inflict the heaviest defeat on the Roman army of Gnaeus Mallius Maximus.
1854
The Great fire of Newcastle and Gateshead starts shortly after midnight, leading to 53 deaths and hundreds injured.
1884
The Naval War College of the United States Navy is founded in Newport, Rhode Island.
1910
Eleftherios Venizelos is elected Prime Minister of Greece for the first time (7 times in total).
1927
Opening of The Jazz Singer, the first prominent talking movie.
1976
Cubana Flight 455 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean shortly after taking off from Bridgetown, Barbados after two bombs, placed on board by terrorists with connections to the CIA, exploded. All 73 people on board are killed.
1981
Egyptian President Anwar al-Sadat is assassinated.
1995
51 Pegasi is discovered to be the first major star apart from the Sun to have a planet (and extrasolar planet) orbiting around it.
2000
Yugoslav president Slobodan Milošević resigns.
2007
Jason Lewis completes the first human-powered circumnavigation of the globe.

Who were born on October 6?

1744
James McGill, Scottish-Canadian businessman and philanthropist (d. 1813)
1945
Ivan Graziani, Italian singer-songwriter (d. 1997)
1949
Leslie Moonves, American businessman
1954
Darrell M. West, American political scientist
1968
Bjarne Goldbæk, Danish footballer
1970
Shauna MacDonald, Canadian actress
1974
Walter Centeno, Costa Rican footballer
1985
Sylvia Fowles, American basketball player
1986
Mohammad Shukri, Malaysian cricketer
1989
Pizzi, Portuguese footballer

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