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Sunday October 6, 2019

October 6: Day of the Week

October 6, 2019 was the 279th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 86 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.

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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)

  • 69 BC
    Battle of Tigranocerta: Forces of the Roman Republic defeat the army of the Kingdom of Armenia led by King Tigranes the Great.
  • 404
    Empress Eudoxia has her seventh and last pregnancy who ends in a miscarriage. She is left bleeding and dies of an infection short after.
  • 1600
    Jacopo Peri’s Euridice, the earliest surviving opera, receives its première performance in Florence, signifying the beginning of the Baroque Period
  • 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.
  • 1908
    Austria annexes Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • 1923
    The great powers of World War I withdraw from Istanbul
  • 1973
    Egypt launches a coordinated attack with Syria against Israel leading to the Yom Kippur War.
  • 1979
    Pope John Paul II becomes the first pontiff to visit the White House.
  • 1981
    Egyptian President Anwar al-Sadat is assassinated.
  • 2000
    Argentine vice president Carlos Álvarez resigns.

Who were born on October 6?

  • 1744
    James McGill, Scottish-Canadian businessman and philanthropist (d. 1813)
  • 1866
    Reginald Fessenden, Canadian-born inventor and radio pioneer (d. 1932)
  • 1912
    Perkins Bass, American politician and former Member of the United States House of Representatives from New Hampshire (d. 2011)
  • 1935
    Charito Solis, Filipino actress (d. 1998)
  • 1964
    Ricky Berry, American basketball player (d. 1989)
  • 1971
    Phil Bennett, British racing driver
  • 1973
    Jeff Davis, American comedian
  • 1974
    Walter Centeno, Costa Rican footballer
  • 1977
    Danny Brière, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1977
    Melinda Doolittle, American singer and recording artist

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