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Thursday October 6, 2022

October 6: Day of the Week

October 6, 2022 is the 279th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 86 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.

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

October 2022
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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)

  • 1762
    Seven Years’ War: conclusion of the Battle of Manila between Britain and Spain, which resulted in the British occupation of Manila for the rest of the war.
  • 1903
    The High Court of Australia sat for the first time.
  • 1910
    Eleftherios Venizelos is elected Prime Minister of Greece for the first time (7 times in total).
  • 1923
    The great powers of World War I withdraw from Istanbul
  • 1927
    Opening of The Jazz Singer, the first prominent talking movie.
  • 1973
    Egypt launches a coordinated attack with Syria against Israel leading to the Yom Kippur War.
  • 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.
  • 1979
    Pope John Paul II becomes the first pontiff to visit the White House.
  • 1985
    PC Keith Blakelock is murdered as riots erupt in the Broadwater Farm suburb of London.
  • 2000
    Argentine vice president Carlos Álvarez resigns.

Who were born on October 6?

  • 1510
    Rowland Taylor, English clergyman (d. 1555)
  • 1803
    Heinrich Wilhelm Dove, German physicist (d. 1879)
  • 1900
    Stan Nichols, English cricketer (d. 1961)
  • 1922
    Joe Frazier, American baseball player
  • 1970
    Darren Oliver, American baseball player
  • 1977
    Vladimir Manchev, Bulgarian footballer
  • 1979
    Richard Seymour, American football player
  • 1982
    Meiyang Chаng, Indian actor, singer, anchor and dancer
  • 1991
    Roshon Fegan, American actor
  • 1998
    Mia-Sophie Wellenbrink, German actress and singer

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