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What Happened on July 6th This Day in History

Year Name
2022 The Georgia Guidestones, a monument in the United States, are heavily damaged in a bombing, and are dismantled later the same day.
2013 At least 42 people are killed in a shooting at a school in Yobe State, Nigeria.
2013 A Boeing 777 operating as Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crashes at San Francisco International Airport, killing three and injuring 181 of the 307 people on board.
2013 A 73-car oil train derails in the town of Lac-Mégantic, Quebec and explodes into flames, killing at least 47 people and destroying more than 30 buildings in the town's central area.
2006 The Nathu La pass between India and China, sealed during the Sino-Indian War, re-opens for trade after 44 years.
2003 The 70-metre Yevpatoria Planetary Radar sends a METI message (Cosmic Call 2) to five stars: Hip 4872, HD 245409, 55 Cancri (HD 75732), HD 10307 and 47 Ursae Majoris (HD 95128). The messages will arrive to these stars in 2036, 2040, 2044, and 2049, respectively.
1998 Hong Kong International Airport opens in Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong, replacing Kai Tak Airport as the city's international airport.
1997 The Troubles: In response to the Drumcree dispute, five days of mass protests, riots and gun battles begin in Irish nationalist districts of Northern Ireland.
1996 A McDonnell Douglas MD-88 operating as Delta Air Lines Flight 1288 experiences a turbine engine failure during takeoff from Pensacola International Airport, killing two and injuring five of the 147 people on board.
1995 In the Bosnian War, under the command of General Ratko Mladić, Serbia begins its attack on the Bosnian town of Srebrenica.
1989 The Tel Aviv–Jerusalem bus 405 suicide attack: Sixteen bus passengers are killed when a member of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad took control of the bus and drove it over a cliff.
1988 The Piper Alpha drilling platform in the North Sea is destroyed by explosions and fires. One hundred sixty-seven oil workers are killed, making it the world's worst offshore oil disaster in terms of direct loss of life.
1982 While attempting to return to Sheremetyevo International Airport, an Ilyushin Il-62 operating as Aeroflot Flight 411 crashes near Mendeleyevo, Moscow Oblast, killing all 90 people on board.
1975 The Comoros declares independence from France.
1967 Nigerian Civil War: Nigerian forces invade Biafra, beginning the war.
1966 Malawi becomes a republic, with Hastings Banda as its first President.
1964 Malawi declares its independence from the United Kingdom.
1962 As a part of Operation Plowshare, the Sedan nuclear test takes place.
1962 The Late Late Show, the world's longest-running chat show by the same broadcaster, airs on RTÉ One for the first time.
1957 Althea Gibson wins the Wimbledon championships, becoming the first black athlete to do so.
1957 John Lennon and Paul McCartney meet for the first time, as teenagers at Woolton Fete, three years before forming the Beatles.
1947 Referendum held in Sylhet to decide its fate in the Partition of India.
1947 The AK-47 goes into production in the Soviet Union.
1944 Jackie Robinson refuses to move to the back of a bus, leading to a court-martial.
1944 The Hartford circus fire, one of America's worst fire disasters, kills approximately 168 people and injures over 700 in Hartford, Connecticut.
1942 Anne Frank and her family go into hiding in the "Secret Annexe" above her father's office in an Amsterdam warehouse.
1941 The German army launches its offensive to encircle several Soviet armies near Smolensk.
1940 Story Bridge, a major landmark in Brisbane, as well as Australia's longest cantilever bridge is formally opened.
1939 Anti-Jewish legislation in prewar Nazi Germany closes the last remaining Jewish enterprises.
1937 Spanish Civil War: Battle of Brunete: The battle begins with Spanish Republican troops going on the offensive against the Nationalists to relieve pressure on Madrid.
1936 A major breach of the Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal in England sends millions of gallons of water cascading 200 feet (61 m) into the River Irwell.
1933 The first Major League Baseball All-Star Game is played in Chicago's Comiskey Park. The American League defeated the National League 4–2.
1919 The British dirigible R34 lands in New York, completing the first crossing of the Atlantic Ocean by an airship.
1918 The Left SR uprising in Russia starts with the assassination of German ambassador Wilhelm von Mirbach by Cheka members.
1917 World War I: Arabian troops led by T. E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia") and Auda ibu Tayi capture Aqaba from the Ottoman Empire during the Arab Revolt.
1892 Three thousand eight hundred striking steelworkers engage in a day-long battle with Pinkerton agents during the Homestead Strike, leaving ten dead and dozens wounded.
1887 David Kalākaua, monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaii, is forced to sign the Bayonet Constitution, which transfers much of the king's authority to the Legislature of the Kingdom of Hawaii.
1885 Louis Pasteur successfully tests his vaccine against rabies on Joseph Meister, a boy who was bitten by a rabid dog.
1854 In Jackson, Michigan, the first convention of the United States Republican Party is held.
1809 The second day of the Battle of Wagram; France defeats the Austrian army in the largest battle to date of the Napoleonic Wars.
1801 First Battle of Algeciras: Outnumbered French Navy ships defeat the Royal Navy in the fortified Spanish port of Algeciras.
1791 At Padua, the Emperor Leopold II calls on the monarchs of Europe to join him in demanding the king of France Louis XVI's freedom.
1779 Battle of Grenada: The French defeat British naval forces during the American Revolutionary War.
1777 American Revolutionary War: Siege of Fort Ticonderoga: After a bombardment by British artillery under General John Burgoyne, American forces retreat from Fort Ticonderoga, New York.
1751 Pope Benedict XIV suppresses the Patriarchate of Aquileia and establishes from its territory the Archdiocese of Udine and Gorizia.
1685 Battle of Sedgemoor: Last battle of the Monmouth Rebellion. Troops of King James II defeat troops of James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth.
1630 Thirty Years' War: Four thousand Swedish troops under Gustavus Adolphus land in Pomerania, Germany.
1614 Raid on Żejtun: The south east of Malta, and the town of Żejtun, suffer a raid from Ottoman forces. This was the last unsuccessful attempt by the Ottomans to conquer the island of Malta.
1573 Córdoba, Argentina, is founded by Jerónimo Luis de Cabrera.
1573 French Wars of Religion: Siege of La Rochelle ends.
1560 The Treaty of Edinburgh is signed by Scotland and England.
1557 King Philip II of Spain, consort of Queen Mary I of England, sets out from Dover to war with France, which eventually resulted in the loss of the city of Calais, the last English possession on the continent, and Mary I never seeing her husband again.
1536 The explorer Jacques Cartier lands at St. Malo at the end of his second expedition to North America. He returns with none of the gold he expected to find.
1495 First Italian War: Battle of Fornovo: Charles VIII defeats the Holy League.
1484 Portuguese sea captain Diogo Cão finds the mouth of the Congo River.
1483 Richard III and Anne Neville are crowned King and Queen of England.
1438 A temporary compromise between the rebellious Transylvanian peasants and the noblemen is signed in Kolozsmonostor Abbey.
1415 Jan Hus is condemned by the assembly of the council in the Konstanz Cathedral as a heretic and sentenced to be burned at the stake. (See Deaths section.)
1411 Ming China's Admiral Zheng He returns to Nanjing after the third treasure voyage and presents the Sinhalese king, captured during the Ming–Kotte War, to the Yongle Emperor.
1348 Pope Clement VI issues a papal bull protecting the Jews accused of having caused the Black Death.
1253 Mindaugas is crowned King of Lithuania.
640 Battle of Heliopolis: The Muslim Arab army under 'Amr ibn al-'As defeat the Byzantine forces near Heliopolis (Egypt).
371 The Battle of Leuctra shatters Sparta's reputation of military invincibility.
Famous People Born on July 6

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Year Name
1878 Eino Leino, Finnish poet and journalist (d. 1926)
1747 John Paul Jones, Scottish-American captain (d. 1792)
1903 Hugo Theorell, Swedish biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1982)
1914 Ernest Kirkendall, American chemist and metallurgist (d. 2005)
1987 Caroline Trentini, Brazilian model
1939 Bruce Hunter, American swimmer (d. 2018)
1975 Sebastián Rulli, Argentine-Mexican actor and model
1970 Inspectah Deck, American rapper and producer
1912 Heinrich Harrer, Austrian geographer and mountaineer (d. 2006)
1940 Jeannie Seely, Grammy Award-winning country music singer-songwriter and Grand Ole Opry member
Famous People Deaths On July 6

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Date Name
1918 Wilhelm von Mirbach, German diplomat (b. 1871)
1966 Sad Sam Jones, American baseball player and manager (b. 1892)
2018 Shoko Asahara, founder of Japanese cult group Aum Shinrikyo (b. 1955)
1809 Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle, French general (b. 1775)
1959 George Grosz, German painter and illustrator (b. 1893)
1934 Nestor Makhno, Ukrainian commander (b. 1888)
1249 Alexander II, king of Scotland (b. 1198)
2022 James Caan, American actor (b. 1940)
1553 Edward VI, king of England and Ireland (b. 1537)
2003 Buddy Ebsen, American actor, singer, and dancer (b. 1908)