October 6, 1976: Day of the Week
October 6, 1976 was the 280th day of the year 1976 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 86 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.
A person born on this day will be 43 years old today. If that same person saved a dollar every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $13,866.00 today.
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Here’s the October 1976 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1976 calendar.
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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Dragon is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
October 6, 1976 Historical Event(s)
- 1976Cubana 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.
- 1976Massacre 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.
- 1976New 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.
Who was born on October 6, 1976?
- 1976Barbie Hsu, Taiwanese actress and singer
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