April 06 in History – What happened on 06 April in Past

06 April - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on April 06, the day number in a year is 96 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 97. April 06 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

April 06 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1250Seventh Crusade-Egyptian Ayyubids annihilated the crusader army and captured King Louis IX of France as a hostage.
1320The Declaration of Arbroath, a declaration of Scottish independence, was adopted.
1580One of the largest earthquakes in the recorded history of England, Flanders and Northern France struck the region.
1606Prince Khusro rebelled against his father, the Mughal ruler Jahangir.
1652Dutch sailor Jan van Riebeeck established the first permanent European settlement in South Africa at what eventually became known as Cape Town.
1724Thomas Pelham-Holles was made British Minister of Foreign Affairs.
1727Denmark signed the Treaty of Hannover.
1757The British King George II rejected Minister of State Southern Department) William Pitt the Elder.
1793French Revolution-The Committee of Public Safety was established, and would become the de facto executive government during the forthcoming Reign of Terror.
1808John Jacob Astor founded the American Fur Company, the profits from which would make him the United States' first multi-millionaire.
1808John Jacob Astor incorporated the American Fur Company.
1812Peninsular War-After a three-week siege, the Anglo-Portuguese Army, under the Earl of Wellington , captured Badajoz, Spain and forced the surrender of the French garrison.
1830Joseph Smith, Jr., Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer and others formally organized the Church of Christ, starting the Latter Day Saint Movement.
1830Joseph Smith and 5 others organized the Mormon Church in Seneca, New York.
1841President John Tyler was sworn in.
1859The US recognized the Liberal government in the Mexico War for reform.
1866The Grand Army of the Republic, a fraternal organization composed of veterans of the Union Army who had served in the American Civil War, was founded in Decatur, Illinois.
1889George Eastman began selling the Kodak film for the first time.
1893The Salt Lake Temple, the largest of more than 140 temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was dedicated in Salt Lake City.
1896The first modern Olympic Games opened in Athens, with 241 athletes from 14 nations participating in 43 events in nine disciplines.
1896The first modern Olympic Games began in Athens, Greece.
1909US citizens Robert Pieri and Matthew Hansen claimed to have reached the North Pole for the first time.
1917During World War I, the United States declared war against Germany.
1917The United States declared war with Germany.
1930Mahatma Gandhi launched the Civil Disobedience Movement movement to emphasize the demand of his independent India.
1941World War II The Axis Powers began both Operation Marita and Directive no. 25, invading Greece and Yugoslavia, respectively.
1942Japanese fighter jets bombed Indian territories for the first time.
1943The war of the Wadi Aktitat began in Tunisia.
1945Second World War-The Battle of Slater's Knoll on Bougainville Island concluded with a decisive victory for the Australian Army 7th Brigade.
1947The first Tony Award, recognizing achievements in live American Theatre, were handed out at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.
1959The 31st Academy Awards ceremony was held.
1966Indian swimmer Mihir Sen swam across the Palk Strait.
1979The first of the 1979 Nepalese student protests broke out,which forced the monarchy to concede to holding a referendum on the possibility of a multiparty system in the country.
1979Students started protests in Nepal.
1985World famous artist Mark Shagall, contemporary of Pablo Picasso, died in Paris.
1992Barney and his friends first aired on the PBS network.
1998Pakistan tested medium range missiles capable of killing India.
1999Announced to run Indian currency worth 500 rupees again in Nepal.
2000A Karachi court sentenced Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to life imprisonment for terrorism and hijacking.
2005Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani was elected the new President of Iraq.
2006Lithuanian President Rolandas Paksas became the first European Head of state to be removed from office by impeachment.
2007Bangla writer Leela Majumdar passed away.
2008Egyptian workers staged an illegal general strike, two days before key municipal elections.
2009Nearly 300 people are killed and 1,500 injured near L'Aquila, Italy, after a 6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes.
2009A 6.3 Mw earthquake struck the region of Abruzzo in central Italy, killing 308 people and injuring more than 1, 500 others.
2009A 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Italy killed 253 people.
2010Scientists announced the discovery of the three new animal species that spent their entire lives without oxygen; the species are phylum Loricifera.
2010Rebels from the Communist Party of India (Maoist) ambush Central Reserve Police Force convoy in Dantewada district, India,killing 76 CRPF officers.
2011Amid criticism from rebel fighters NATO pledges to protect the besieged town of MISRATA in Libra.
2011Former Enron CEO Jeff Skilling loses his appeal against his conviction for fraud in the U.S. court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
2012In England, lawmakers ban the display of tobacco products, hoping the move will lead to a reduction in the number of youths who smoke.
2012In the US city of the Virginia Beach a US Navy F-18 Super Hornet Crashed into an apartment complex.
2013The recent meat adulteration scandal promotes Swedish furniture megastore IKEA to stop sales of its moose meat Lasagna in its worldwide stores.
2013After being hospitalized for nine days for pneumonia, former South African President Nelson Mandela, age 94, was released from hospital.
2013During the election campaign in Bakuba, Iraq, 22 people were killed and 60 others were injured in a suicide bombing.
2014Storey American actor Mickey Rooney dies at age 93. He died because of some natural causes in the year 2014.
2014Nigeria rebase its GDP calculations, making its economy the largest in Africa on total GDP basis however South Africa needs on an GDP per capita basis.



Famous Birthdays of April 06:

YearName / Profession / Country
1986Goeido Gotaro / Wrestler / Japan
1895Dudley Nichols / Producer / United States of America
1936Jean-Pierre Changeux / Biologist / France
1943Ian MacRae / Rugby Player / New Zealand
1983Mehdi Ballouchy / Footballer / Morocco
1962Iris Häussler / Academic / Germany
1941Hans W. Geißendörfer / Producer / Germany
1901Pier Giorgio Frassati / Activist / Italy
1932Helmut Griem / Actor / Germany
1937Merle Haggard / Writer / United States of America
1969Philipp Peter / Race Car Driver / Austria
1934Anton Geesink / Wrestler / Netherlands
1810Philip Henry Gosse / Academic / United Kingdom
1928James Watson / Biologist / United States of America
1860René Lalique / Sculptor / France
1941Phil Austin / Actor / United States of America
1973Randall Godfrey / Footballer / United States of America
1947Mike Worboys / Scientist / United Kingdom
1926Gil Kane / Author / United States of America
1978Blaine Neal / Baseball Player / United States of America
1820Nadar / Journalist / France
1955Rob Epstein / Producer / United States of America
1939André Ouellet / Politician / Canada
1976Chris Hoke / Footballer / United States of America
1937Tom Veivers / Politician / Australia
1934Guy Peellaert / Illustrator / Belgium
1823Joseph Medill / Politician / United States of America
1967Tanya Byron / Academic / United Kingdom
1929Joi Lansing / Actress / United States of America
1890Anthony Fokker / Business Man / Netherlands

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