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What Happened on October 6th This Day in History

Year Name
2022 Annie Ernaux is awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.
2018 The United States Senate confirms Brett Kavanaugh as a Supreme Court Associate Justice, ending a contentious confirmation process.
2010 Instagram, a mainstream photo-sharing application, is founded.
2007 Jason Lewis completes the first human-powered circumnavigation of the Earth.
1995 The first planet orbiting another sun, 51 Pegasi b, is discovered.
1987 Fiji becomes a republic.
1985 Police constable Keith Blakelock is murdered as riots erupt in the Broadwater Farm suburb of London.
1981 Egyptian President Anwar Sadat is murdered by Islamic extremists.
1981 NLM CityHopper Flight 431 crashes in Moerdijk after taking off from Rotterdam The Hague Airport in the Netherlands, killing all 17 people on board.
1979 Pope John Paul II becomes the first pontiff to visit the White House.
1977 The first prototype of the Mikoyan MiG-29, designated 9-01, makes its maiden flight.
1976 Cubana de Aviación Flight 455 is destroyed by two bombs, placed on board by an anti-Castro militant group.
1976 Premier Hua Guofeng arrests the Gang of Four, ending the Cultural Revolution in China.
1976 Dozens are killed by the Thai army in the Thammasat University massacre.
1973 Egypt and Syria launch coordinated attacks against Israel, beginning the Yom Kippur War.
1944 World War II: Units of the 1st Czechoslovak Army Corps enter Czechoslovakia during the Battle of the Dukla Pass.
1943 World War II: Thirteen civilians are burnt alive by a paramilitary group in Crete during the Nazi occupation of Greece.
1942 World War II: American troops force the Japanese from their positions east of the Matanikau River during the Battle of Guadalcanal.
1939 World War II: The Battle of Kock is the final combat of the September Campaign in Poland.
1927 Opening of The Jazz Singer, the first prominent "talkie" movie.
1923 The Turkish National Movement enters Constantinople.
1915 Combined Austro-Hungarian and German Central Powers, reinforced by the recently joined Bulgaria launched a new offensive against Serbia under command of August von Mackensen .
1915 Entente forces land in Thessaloniki, to open the Macedonian front against the Central Powers.
1910 Eleftherios Venizelos is elected Prime Minister of Greece for the first of seven times.
1908 The Bosnian crisis erupts when Austria-Hungary formally annexes Bosnia and Herzegovina.
1903 The High Court of Australia sits for the first time.
1898 Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, the largest American music fraternity, is founded at the New England Conservatory of Music.
1884 The Naval War College of the United States is founded in Rhode Island.
1854 In England the Great fire of Newcastle and Gateshead leads to 53 deaths and hundreds injured.
1849 The execution of the 13 Martyrs of Arad after the Hungarian war of independence.
1810 A large fire destroys a third of all the buildings in the town of Raahe in the Grand Duchy of Finland.
1789 French Revolution: King Louis XVI is forced to change his residence from Versailles to the Tuileries Palace.
1777 American Revolutionary War: British forces capture Forts Clinton and Montgomery on the Hudson River.
1762 Seven Years' War: The British capture Manila from Spain and occupy it.
1683 Immigrant families found Germantown, Pennsylvania in the first major immigration of German people to America.
1600 Euridice, the earliest surviving opera, receives its première performance, beginning the Baroque period.
1539 Spain's DeSoto expedition takes over the Apalachee capital of Anhaica for their winter quarters.
618 Transition from Sui to Tang: Wang Shichong decisively defeats Li Mi at the Battle of Yanshi.
404 Byzantine Empress Eudoxia dies from the miscarriage of her seventh pregnancy.
105 Cimbrian War: Defeat at the Battle of Arausio accelerates the Marian reforms of the Roman army of the mid-Republic.
69 Third Mithridatic War: The military of the Roman Republic subdue Armenia.
23 Rebels decapitate Wang Mang two days after his capital was sacked during a peasant rebellion.
Famous People Born on October 6

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Year Name
649 Yuknoom Yichʼaak Kʼahkʼ (d. around 696)
1974 Kenny Jönsson, Swedish ice hockey player and coach
1767 Henri Christophe, Grenadian-Haitian king (d. 1820)
1973 Jeff B. Davis, American comedian, actor, and singer
1967 Svend Karlsen, Norwegian strongman and bodybuilder
1949 Penny Junor, English journalist and author
1918 André Pilette, French-Belgian race car driver (d. 1993)
1939 Sheila Greibach, American computer scientist and academic
1970 Amy Jo Johnson, American actress
1576 Roger Manners, 5th Earl of Rutland (d. 1612)
Famous People Deaths On October 6

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Date Name
1962 Tod Browning, American actor, director, screenwriter (b. 1880)
1995 Benoît Chamoux, French mountaineer (b. 1961)
2001 Arne Harris, American director and producer (b. 1934)
1998 Mark Belanger, American baseball player (b. 1944)
2014 Vic Braden, American tennis player and coach (b. 1929)
1974 Helmuth Koinigg, Austrian race car driver (b. 1948)
2011 Diane Cilento, Australian actress and author (b. 1933)
1979 Elizabeth Bishop, American poet and short-story writer (b. 1911)
1829 Pierre Derbigny, French-American politician, 6th Governor of Louisiana (b. 1769)
1398 Jeong Dojeon, Korean prime minister (b. 1342)