Tuesday, November 28, 2023
Famous Events For October 6

Famous Events For October 6 – Today In History

What Happened on October 6 in World History?

Early Centuries – October 6 Historic Events – Before 1700

1. 105 BC – The Roman army under Gnaeus Mallius Maximus suffered heavy casualties at the hands of Cimbri at the War of Arausio
2. 68 BC – Lucullus prevents the bad premonition of this day by vanquishing Tigranes the Great of Armenia
3. October 6, 0891 – Formosus resumes as Catholic Pope
4. October 6, 1111 – Boudouin VII assumes the role of chief of Flanders

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5. October 6, 1499 – French Emperor Louis XII seizes Milan
6. October 6, 1567 – Duke of Alva occupies the Netherlands
7. October 6, 1683 – Mennonite settlement families discovered in Germantown, Philadelphia

18th Century – What Happened on October 6 – The 1700s

8. October 6, 1762 – British army seizes Manila, Philippines
9. October 6, 1781 – the combined armies of Americans and French occupy Cornwallis at Yorktown ending the American Revolutionary War
10. October 6, 1783 – copyright given to Benjamin Hanks for his invention of the automatic winding watch
11. October 6, 1789 – King Louis XVI arrives in Paris from Versailles after being challenged by women on Oct.5
12. October 6, 1799 – allied forces of Franco-Dutch vanquish the British-Russian army

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19th Century – October 6 This Day That Year – The 1800s

13. October 6, 1811 – Napoleon Bonaparte arrives in Utrecht
14. October 6, 1849 – 13 Martyrs of Arad were put to death after the Hungarian battle for freedom
15. October 6, 1853 – inauguration of the 4th National Women’s Rights Conference in Cleveland, Ohio
16. October 6, 1854 – the inferno in Newcastle and Gateshead during the night leaves 53 dead and hundreds wounded
17. October 6, 1857 – the inauguration of the first US chess competition in NYC planned by the American Chess Association
18. October 6, 1861 – warships South Carolina, USS Flag vs. BR Alert participate in the Naval Exercise at Charleston
19. October 6, 1863 – War at Baxter Springs, Kansas
20. October 6, 1863 – inauguration of the first public wash in Brooklyn by Dr.Charles H. Sheppard
21. October 6, 1866 – first train burglary in US
22. October 6, 1869 – debut performance of “Liebeslieder Walzer” by John Brahms
23. October 6, 1871 – The musical group – Fisk Jubilee Singers – start their trip across the nation
24. October 6, 1876 – founding of the American Library Association in Philadelphia
25. October 6, 1882 – Cincinnati (AL) defeats Chicago(NL), 4-0 in the first World Series competition
26. October 6, 1884 – Establishment of Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island
27. October 6, 1886 – premiere show of “Resident Patient”, a Sherlock Holmes exciting series
28. October 6, 1889 – inauguration of Moulin Rogue – a cabaret – in Paris
29. October 6, 1889 – presentation of the motion picture invented by Thomas Edison
30. October 6, 1890 – The assembly of Mormon Church bans plural marriage
31. October 6, 1893 – preparation of Cream from Wheat developed by Nabisco Foods
32. October 6, 1896 – Filipino separatist Jose Rizal was detained on his way to Cuba through Spain and jailed in Barcelona
33. October 6, 1898 – Gustav Mahler directs the first Orchestra
34. October 6, 1898 – Establishment of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia at the New England Music School in Boston, Massachusetts

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20th Century – Important Events On This Day October 6 – The 1900s

35. October 6, 1900 – Britain occupies Orange Free State
36. October 6, 1903 – The judges of the Australian High Court sit for the first time
37. October 6, 1906 – The Islamic Constitutive Assembly convened for the first time
38. October 6, 1908 – Austria occupies Bosnia and Herzegovina
39. October 6, 1908 – Tigers defeat White Sox, 7-0 to achieve their AL banner
40. October 6, 1910 – Braves defeat Phillies, 20-7
41. October 6, 1911 – Beatrix van Rijk was the first Dutch lady to get permission to work as a pilot
42. October 6, 1912 – Owen Chief Wilson scores a 36th triple of the term
43. October 6, 1914 –Russians retreat along the Eastern Front in Poland and Galicia
44. October 6, 1917 – there were 250,000 deaths at the War of Passchendaele when the Canadian army seized the hamlet in the third assault on Ypres
45. October 6, 1918 – there were 425 casualties when the US vessel sank between Scotland and Ireland
46. October 6, 1919 – installation of Stambuliski as Prime minister of Bulgaria
47. October 6, 1919 – Ray Schalk of the White Sox was the 2nd player to be expelled from the World Series
48. October 6, 1920 – Wheeler Johnson representing Cleve and his brother Jimmy for Bkln play against each other in the World Series
49. October 6, 1921 – inauguration of the Century Theatre at the 7th Ave and 59th st NYC
50. October 6, 1921 – an organization to promote friendship and intellectual cooperation, PEN International established in London
51. October 6, 1922 – Benes steps down to facilitate Schwebla to form the government in Czechoslovakia
52. October 6, 1922 – powerful participants of WWI vacate Istanbul
53. October 6, 1923 – Stresemann forms the government in Germany for the 2nd time
54. October 6, 1923 – in the US, Lt A1 Williams attains a best speed of 392.2 KPH
55. October 6, 1925 – The detention of Gen Pangulos was approved by Greek prime minister Papanasstasiou
56. October 6, 1926 – Babe Ruth scores 3 HRs in the World Series play, Yanks defeat Cards, 10-5
57. October 6, 1927 – premiere show of “The Jazz Singer”, guided by Alan Crosland, featuring Al Jolson and MayAvoy

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58. October 6, 1928 – 11th LPGA Championship was achieved by Leo Diegel at Five Farms CC Baltimore
59. October 6, 1928 – a five-year jail term was awarded to Josop Broz
60. October 6, 1929 – the 12th PGA championship was achieved by Leo Diegel at Hillcrest CC Los Angeles
61. October 6, 1931 – establishment of Flemish National Solidarity (Verdinaso) by Js Van Severen
62. October 6, 1935 – Italian defence seizes Adua Abyssinia
63. October 6, 1935 – an electric bus starts playing by Market Street Railway, San Francisco
64. October 6, 1936 – in the 33rd World Series, NY Yankees defeat Giants, 4-2
65. October 6, 1938 – Lefty Gomez of Yanks scores a 6 World Series victory without losing
66. October 6, 1939 – Adolf disagrees that he proposes to wage war against France and Britain
67. October 6, 1939 – Hitler declares his intention to normalize Jewish difficulties
68. October 6, 1939 – Polish defence vanquished in the WWII
69. October 6, 1940 – inauguration of the Zoological Gardens on Sloat and Skyline in SF
70. October 6, 1941 – Germans seize Briansk, USSR
71. October 6, 1941 – In the 38th World Series, NY Yankees defeat Dodgers, 4-1
72. October 6, 1942 – the combined armies attack the oil machinery of Bula Cream
73. October 6, 1943 – war at Vella Lavella, Solomon Island
74. October 6, 1943- Nazi leader Himmler wanted to quicken the exterminating of European Jews
75. October 6, 1944 – the combined armies of friendly nations bomb Fishing, Overijssel by mistake
76. October 6, 1944 – Austria got freedom from Canada
77. October 6, 1944 – Dutch Navy underwater ship Zwaardvis drowns German U 168 in the Java Sea
78. October 6, 1944 – Soviets seize Hungary and Czechoslovakia
79. October 6, 1945 – US General Eisenhower received a good reception in Hague
80. October 6, 1945 – commemoration for the killed revealed in Terbregge

81. October 6, 1945 – Inn owner, “Billy Goat” Sianis reserves a seat for his goat in play 4 of the World Series and is taken out and the bad omen on Chicago Cubs
82. October 6, 1946 – Cleveland documented a temperature of 90 F
83. October 6, 1946 – US President Harry Truman asks Great Britain Jews in Palestine
84. October 6, 1947 – NY Yankees vanquish Dodgers, 4-3 in the 44th World Series
85. October 6, 1948 –premiere of “Polonaise” at Alvin Theatre, NYC, and gives 113 presentations
86. October 6, 1948 – TV transmission channel 9 starts functioning in Los Angeles, CA(IND)
87. October 6, 1948 -100000 perished due to an earthquake in the Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic
88. October 6, 1948 – Mary Leakey, an expert in the study of human relics discovers the first incomplete skull of Proconsul africanus, an antecedent of mankind on Rusinga Islands, Kenya
89. October 6, 1949 – Iva Toguri D’Aquino was awarded a prison of 10 years and a fine of $10,000
90. October 6, 1949 – US President Harry Truman approves the Mutual Defense Assistant Act
91. October 6, 1951 – Joseph Stalin announces that the Soviet Union possesses the Atom bomb
92. October 6, 1952 – the composition by Agatha Christie, “ The Mousetrap” debuts in London
93. October 6, 1953 – TV Transmission channel 9 starts functioning in Columbus, GA on ABC
94. October 6, 1956 – a musical – 6th Iron Quartet, by Dmitri Shostakovich, debuts in Leningrad
95. October 6, 1956 – Dr. Albert Sabin finds oral polio inoculation
96. October 6, 1957 – Atomic test by USSR at Novaya Zemlya
97. October 6, 1957 – LPGA United Voluntary Services Golf Open achieved by Wiffi Smith
98. October 6, 1958 – US underwater ship equipped with atomic weapons, USS Seawolf underwater for 60 days under the North Pole
99. October 6, 1959 – 92,700 fans witness the World Series in LA
100. October 6, 1960 – debut performance of “Spartacus” guided by Stanley Kubrick and featuring Kirk Douglas and Laurence Oliver, at NYC
101. October 6, 1961 – JF Kennedy requests Americans to construct houses to protect from atomic radiation
102. October 6, 1961 – Atomic test by USSR at Kapusstin Yar and Novaya Zemlya
103. October 6, 1962 – Toronto defeats All4-Stars-1 at the 16th NHL All-Star Play at Toronto
104. October 6, 1962 – Atomic test by the US at Johnston Island

105. October 6, 1963 – Barbra Streisand performs on “Judy Garland Show”
106. October 6, 1963 – LA Dodgers defeat NY Yankees in the 60th World Series
107. October 6, 1964 – premiere of “Cambridge Circus” at Plymouth Theatre NYC and gives 23 presentations
108. October 6, 1965 – musical announcement by Supremes, “I Hear a Symphony”
109. October 6, 1965 – debut performance of “Generation” by William Goodhart in NYC
110. October 6, 1966 – The youngest player to achieve a shutout in the World Series was Oriole Jim Palmer at 20
111. October 6, 1966 – a nuclear reactor accident at Detroit’s Fermi 1 atomic reactor
112. October 6, 1966 – LSD banned in California and followed by other states
113. October 6, 1967 – Atomic test by USSR
114. October 6, 1969 – TV transmission channel 67 airs in Baltimore, MD
115. October 6, 1969 – New York Metes triumph over Atlanta Braves, 3-0 at the MLB National League Championship
116. October 6, 1969 – Baltimore Orioles defeat Minnesota Twins, 3-0 at the MLB American League Championship
117. October 6, 1971 – Pittsburgh Pirates defeat San Francisco Giants, 3-1 at the qMLB National League Championship
118. October 6, 1972 – in a train accident, 208 out of 2000 travelers lost their lives in Mexico
119. October 6, 1972 – The Irish Prime Minister Jack Lynch winds up the Sinn Fein Office in Dublin
120. October 6, 1973 – Syria and Egypt wage war against Isreal
121. October 6, 1974 –premiere performance of “Mack & Mabel” at Majestic Theatre NYC and presents 66 shows
122. October 6, 1974 – LPGA Sacramento Union Ladies Golf Classic achieved by Carole Jo Skala
123. October 6, 1974 – Emerson Fittipaldi achieves by 3 points the 25th Formula One WDC
124. October 6, 1976 – detention of Gang of Four in Beijing
125. October 6, 1976 – a global tour of 50,600 miles by bicycle by John Hathaway
126. October 6, 1976 – The Russians do not have supremacy in Eastern Europe as per the assessment of US President Gerald Ford
127. October 6, 1976 –In an aircraft explosion due to the detonation of bombs hidden by radicals on Cubana Flight 455, 73 people on board were killed shortly after taking off from Bridgetown, Barbados
128. October 6, 1977 – debut performance of “Gin Game” by DL Coburns in NYC
129. October 6, 1977 – Yankees achieve their AL banner by improving by 3 runs in the 9th to defeat KC Royals, 5-3 in the 5th, and the deciding final play
130. October 6, 1977 – a group of fascists in Alicante, Spain assault MCPV radicals and their supports, and in the attack, one MCPV supporter killed
131. October 6, 1978 – Ayatollah Khomeini asserted as an unwanted person by Iraq
132. October 6, 1978 – Mick Jagger begs pardon for his discriminatory son in “Some Girls”
133. October 6, 1978 – George Brett of Royals scores 3 HRs, Yanks achieve the championship play 3, 6-5
134. October 6, 1978 – premiere of “Midnight Express”

135. October 6, 1979 – Harry Drake achieves the long-distance foot bow high of 2006 yard 1’9”
136. October 6, 11979 – Pope John Paul II visits the White House in Washington and he was the first pope to visit the White House
137. October 6, 1979 – Baltimore Orioles defeat California Angles, 3-1 at the MLB American League Championship
138. October 6, 1980 – Constitution of Guyana approved
139. October 6, 1980 – John Lydon convicted on attack charges was punished by undergoing 3 months in prison
140. October 6, 1982 – Auburn’s Al Del Greco achieves 6 field goals
141. October 6, 1982 – in an accident involving short-range Fokker Fellowship at Moerdijk Neth, 17-22 lost their life
142. October 6, 1983 – Atomic test by China at Lop Nor, PRC
143. October 6, 1983 – Mike Bossy of Islander achieves his 25th career hat trick
144. October 6, 1983 – NY Jets confirm their shift from Shea Stadium to Meadowland Arena
145. October 6, 1983 – Atomic test by USSR at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk, USSR
146. October 6, 1984 – LPGA Hitachi Ladies British Golf Open achieved by Ayako Okamoto
147. October 6, 1985 – Marita Koch of E Germany achieves the 400m woman’s best, 47.6, in Australia
148. October 6, 1985 – assassination of PC Keith Blakelock during the rebellion in Broadwater Farm property in Tottenham, north London
149. October 6, 1986 – Russian underwater ship K291 drowned in the Atlantic Ocean
150. October 6, 1987 – Maj Gen Sitiveni Rabuka, a military chief announces Fiji as a republic
151. October 6, 1987 – a premiere of the musical “Fait” by George Michael. This was declared as Billboard Song of 1988

152. October 6, 1988 – Oakland A defeats Boston Red Sox in 4 plays to achieve their AL banner
153. October 6, 1990 – STS 41 spacecraft sent to space by the US
154. October 6, 1990 – Spacecraft “Ulysses” sent into space
155. October 6, 1991 – LPGA Daikyo World Golf Championship achieved by Meg Mallon
156. October 6, 1991 – NY Met David Cone draws NL best score by attacking 19 Phillies
157. October 6, 1991 – Culminating play of Orioles at Baltimore’s Memorial Arena
158. October 6, 1993 – Stock Market index rises above 2000 at the Sydney Australia Stock Market, for the first time
159. October 6, 1994 – conference against Intolerance in Austria
160. October 6, 1994 – The first black mayor of Middelburg, South Africa was Ben Mokoena
161. October 6, 1995 – BPAA US Women’s Open achieved by Cheryl Daniels
162. October 6, 1995 – In the NHL debut play of the Colorado Avalanche, Detroit was vanquished
163. October 6, 1995 – 51 Pegasi – an exoplanet discovered orbiting a star similar to the Sun
164. October 6, 1996 – the first discussion meeting between Bob Dole and President Bill Clinton
165. October 6, 1996 – marriage of imaginary persons, Lois and Clark
166. October 6, 1996 – Nick Lowrey of NY Jet equals the score of Jan Stenerud with 373 NFL field goals

21st Century – October 6 This Day In History – The 2000s

167. October 6, 2000 – Slobodan Milosevic, President of Yugoslav steps down
168. October 6, 2002 – detonation of the Oil tanker belonging to France, Limburg, near Yemen
169. October 6, 2002 – declaration of Josemaria Escriva, originator of Opus Dei, as Saint
170. October 6, 2007 – Jason Lewis navigates around the globe using manpower only
171. October 6, 2008 – spacecraft MESSENGER flies past near planet Mercury for the 2nd time
172. October 6, 2010 – presentation of Instagram by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger
173. October 6, 2012 – The chef of Pope Benedict XVI was convicted of 18 months in prison for his allegedly disclosing classified information
174. October 6, 2012 – The 2012 Super League final was achieved by Leeds Rhinos by vanquishing Warrington Wolves, 26-18
175. October 6, 2013 – political rebellion in Egypt leaves 53 murdered
176. October 6, 2014 – John O’Keefe, May-Britt Moser, and Edward Moser share the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

177. October 6, 2015 – Takaaki Kajita of Japan and Arthur McDonald of Canada share the Nobel Prize for their research on neutrinos
178. October 6, 2017 – Nobel Prize for Literature awarded to British author Kazuo Ishiguro
179. October 6, 2017 – The Nobel Prize for Peace was awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons
180. October 6, 2017 – cyclone Nate strikes Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Honduras killing 22 people

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