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

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

According to Gregory calendar, on July 06, the day number in a year is 187 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 188. July 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.

July 06 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1253Mindaugas, the first known Grand Duke of Lithuania, was crownedas King of Lithuania, the only person to ever hold that title.
1411Ming Dynasty Admiral Zheng He returned to Nanjing after hissecond voyage and presented the Sinhalese king, captured during theMing–Kotte War, to the Yongle Emperor.
1483The last king of the House of York and the last of the Plantagenet dynasty, Richard III was crowned King of England.
1483Richard III became King of England.
1560Scotland and England signed the Treaty of Edinburgh to formallyconclude the Siege of Leith and replace the Scottish–French AuldAlliance.
1614The Ottoman Empire made a final attempt to conquer the islandof Malta, but were beaten back by the Knights Hospitaller.
1770Battle of Cesme: Russian fleet defeated Turkish army.
1777American Revolutionary War-American troops at Fort Ticonderogain New York retreated from the advancing British forces, causing anuproar in the American public since the fort was widely believed to bevirtually impregnable.
1785The dollar was unanimously chosen as the money for the United States.
1809Napoleon's French forces defeated Archduke Charles' Austrianarmy at the Battle of Wagram, the decisive confrontation of the War ofthe Fifth Coalition.
1849Battle of Fredericia: The Danish army razed the Prussian army at Fredericia, Jutland, ending the Prussian / Danish War by 1864.
1854Jackson held the first convention of the American Republican Party in Michigan.
1885French chemists Louis Pasteur and Emile Roux successfullytested their vaccine against rabies on nine-year-old Joseph Meisterafter he was bitten by an infected dog.
1885Louis Pasteur successfully tested rabies vaccine. This discovery brought a revolution in the medical world.
1887King Kalakaua of Hawai'i was forced to sign the BayonetConstitution, stripping the Hawaiian monarchy of much of its authorityas well as disfranchising all Asians, most native Hawaiians, and thepoor.
1892Dadabhai Naoroji became the first Indian to be elected in British Parliament. He was a parsi intellectual who became the social reformer. He was actually one of the biggest cotton traders from India. He played a major role in Indian independence struggle.
1892During a steelworkers' strike in Homestead, Pennsylvania, aday-long battle between strikers and Pinkerton agents resulted in tendeaths and dozens of people wounded.
1892Dadabhai Naoroji was elected as the first Indian Member of Parliament in Britain.
1905American school teacher Katie DeWitt James filed for divorce from her husband, beginning a series of events that would ultimately lead to her unsolved murder and the consequent naming of Dead Women Crossing, Oklahoma.
1906The second Geneva conference was completed.
1923Soviet Socialist Republic was established.
1931Billy Burke Won Open Golf Tournament.
1936A major breach of the Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal in England sent millions of gallons of water cascading 300 ft (91 m) into the River Irwell.
1940The Story Bridge in Brisbane, the longest cantilever bridge inAustralia, was opened by Sir Leslie Orme Wilson, Governor of Queensland.
1941Offensive to encircle soviet armies was launched by Nazi Germany during World War 2. This offensive took place near the city of Smolensk. This is also known as battle of Smolensk. The battle of Smolensk resulted in German victory.
1944Mahatma Gandhi was first addressed by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose as \ 'Father of the Nation'.
1947The production of AK-47 rifle started in Soviet Union. AK stands for Avtomat Kalashnikova. It was designed by Mikhail Kalashnikov. It is a semi automatic or automatic light weight machine gun. This gun is used by armed forces of maximum countries of the world.
1957Althea Gibson became the first black tennis player who won the Wimbledon championships. She was an American tennis player and also a professional golfer. This was the first grand slam in the world won by any coloured player in history.
1959Vellore Hospital successfully underwent open heart surgery for the first time.
1961An explosion in a Portuguese ship near Mozambique killed 300 people.
1962The United States conducted the Sedan nuclear test as part ofOperation Plowshare, a program to investigate the use of nuclearexplosions for civilian purposes.
1964Malawi announced its independence from United Kingdom. Malawi was formerly called Nyasaland. It was a colony of Britain. It is a landlocked country situated in southeast of African continent. it is one of the least developed countries.
1964Malawi, the country of the African continent, became independent from Britain and today was declared as the national day of this country.
1966Malawi became a republic country. The country adopted its new constitution n thus join the club of republic nations. Hastings Banda became the 1st president of Malawi. He was one of the leaders who were demanding the freedom for country.
1975The Comoros announced its independence from France. Comoros is small nation made up of groups of many small islands. It is situated in Indian Ocean at Mozambique Channel which is near African continent.
1978A sleeping car train at Taunton, England, caught fire, killing12 people and causing British Rail to install state-of-the art fireprevention measures.
1986Davis Phinney became the first cyclist from USA to win the road stage of tour de France. It is a multi-staged annual racing of bicycles which took place in France. The route of tour also goes through its neighbouring countries. Cyclists from all over the world take part in it. This race is considered most prestigious in all other bicycle races.
1989A Palestinian Islamic Jihad member carried out a suicide attack by hijacking a bus and forcing it into a ravine near Kiryat Ye'arim,Israel.
1997The Troubles-In response to the Drumcree dispute, five days ofunrest began in Irish nationalist districts of Northern Ireland.
2002Afghanistan's Vice President Abdul Qadir was assassinated in Kabul.
2003METI message was sent to five stars in universe which were many light years away from earth. This message was sent in order to search extra terrestrial life in the universe. This message was recognized as silence breaker in universe. The message is expected to reach the destination till 2036.
2005A forty thousand year old footprint was found in Mexico.
2006Nathu La, a mountain pass in the Himalayas connecting India and China, sealed during the Sino-Indian War, re-opened for trade after morethan 40 years.
200644 years later, the closed Nathula Pass since the 1962 war in India-China was opened. From here there was trade between India and China.
2008The 5000-year-old imperial necropolis was discovered in southern Egypt.
2008115th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Venus Williams defeated Serena Williams 7-5 6-4).
2009Jadranka Kosor became Croatia's first female Prime Minister.
2013The nathu-la pass between China and India reopened after 44 years. This pass was sealed because of Indo-China war in 1962. This war was a border conflict which resulted in Chinese victory. The pass was reopened after 44 years for trading purpose.
2013In Nigeria, terrorists attacked the school and killed 42 people.



Famous Birthdays of July 06:

YearName / Profession / Country
1986Derrick Williams / Footballer / United States of America
1736Daniel Morgan / Politician / United States of America
1914Vince McMahon / Wrestling Promoter / United States of America
1987Caroline Trentini / Model / Brazil
1939Mary Peters / Shot Putter / Ireland
1941Randall Robinson / Author / United States of America
1949Michael Shrieve / Drummer / United States of America
1865Émile Jaques-Dalcroze / Educator / Switzerland
1990Jamal Idris / Rugby Player / Australia
1944Gunhild Hoffmeister / Runner / Germany
1747John Paul Jones / Army Officer / Scotland
1898Hanns Eisler / Soldier / Austria
1892Will James / Author / United States of America
1954Allyce Beasley / Actress / United States of America
1884Harold Stirling Vanderbilt / Business Man / United States of America
1983Gregory Smith / Actor / Canada
1953Nanci Griffith / Writer / United States of America
1837R. G. Bhandarkar / Scholar / India
1980Kenny Deuchar / Footballer / Scotland
1838Vatroslav Jagić / Scholar / Croatia
1991Klas Dahlbeck / Ice Hockey Player / Sweden
1939Jet Harris / Bass Player / United Kingdom
1921Allan MacEachen / Politician / Canada
1952Dr. Nasim Zaidi / Civil Servant / India
1961Vandana Chavan / Politician / India
1887Annette Kellerman / Swimmer / Australia
1948Jean-Pierre Blackburn / Politician / Canada
1946Jamie Wyeth / Painter / United States of America
1859Verner von Heidenstam / Poet / Sweden
1979Kevin Hart / Actor / United States of America

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