April 6th: What is special about this date?

April 6th marks the 96th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 97th in case of leap years). There are 269 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on April 6th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to April 6th and what happened on April 6th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about April 6th.


April 6th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On April 6th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Candace Cameron Bure
    Candace Cameron Bure (1976)

    Candace cameron bure is an american actress known for her role as d.j.

  • Paul Rudd
    Paul Rudd (1969)

    Paul rudd is an american actor known for his roles in popular comedies such as 'anchorman' and 'knocked up'.

  • Zach Braff
    Zach Braff (1975)

    Zach braff is an american actor, director, and screenwriter, best known for his role as j.d.

  • Michael Rooker
    Michael Rooker (1955)

    Michael rooker is an american actor known for his roles in popular films such as 'henry: portrait of a serial killer' and 'guardians of the...

  • Billy Dee Williams
    Billy Dee Williams (1937)

    Billy dee williams is an american actor best known for his role as lando calrissian in the star wars franchise.

  • Myleene Klass
    Myleene Klass (1978)

    Myleene klass is a british singer, pianist, and model, best known for being a member of the pop group hear'say and for her appearances on...

  • Walter Huston
    Walter Huston (1883)

    Walter huston was a renowned actor known for his powerful performances in classic films such as 'the treasure of the sierra madre' and...

  • Anita Pallenberg
    Anita Pallenberg (1944)

    Italian-english model actress and fashion design.

  • Marilu Henner
    Marilu Henner (1952)

    Greek-polish american actress and author.

  • Barry Levinson
    Barry Levinson (1942)

    American screenwriter and producer of actor directors.

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April 6th: who died on this date?

On April 6th the following celebrities died:

  • Don Rickles
    Don Rickles (2017)

    Don rickles was a legendary comedian known for his insult comedy and quick wit, earning him the nickname 'mr.

  • James Best
    James Best (2015)

    James best was an american actor best known for his role as sheriff rosco p. coltrane on the television series the dukes of hazzard.

  • Isaac Asimov
    Isaac Asimov (1992)

    Russian-american biochemist, columnist in science, anthropologist, and prolific sci-fi author.

  • Greer Garson
    Greer Garson (1996)

    Anglo-american actress, garson was very popular in the second world war.

  • Mary Anderson
    Mary Anderson (2014)

    American actress (d. 2014.

  • Raphael Sanzio da Urbino (1520)

    One of the most influential artists of the Italian Renaissance, known for his iconic paintings such as 'The School of Athens' and 'The...

  • Ihor Stravinsky (1971)

    Ihor Stravinsky was a Russian-born composer, pianist, and conductor who is widely considered one of the most influential composers of the...

  • Meril Haggard (2016)

    Known for his hit songs and contributions to country music.

  • See all famous people who died on April 6th


April 6th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On April 6th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Aries according to the Western Zodiac.

Aries zodiac sign

April 6th: what is special about the Aries sign?

The Aries sign encompasses people born between March 21st and April 19th.

You can discover Aries's personality traits and attitude and Aries's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Aries born in April discover why April born are so special.


April 6th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on April 6th in history:

  • Apr 6, 1903: General railroad strike against "worgwetten" (anti-strike laws).
  • Apr 6, 1920: French troop attacks Main / Darmstadt / Hanau
  • Apr 6, 1923: The first Prefects Board in Southeast Asia is formed in Victoria Institution, Malaysia.
  • Apr 6, 1929: Huey P. Long, Governor of Louisiana, is impeached by the Louisiana House of Representatives.
  • Apr 6, 1941: Begin oper Bestrafung-Germany bomb attacks Belgrade
  • Apr 6, 1958: Arnold Palmer wins first major golf tournament-the Masters.
  • Apr 6, 1968: Firestone World Tournament of Champions won by Dave Davis.
  • Apr 6, 1980: Post It Notes are introduced.
  • Apr 6, 2009: In the NCAA Tournament final, North Carolina Tar Heels defeated Michigan State Spartans by 89 to 72.
  • Apr 6, 2012: The National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad declares unilaterally Azawad's independence from Mali
  • Apr 6, 2016: Syrian Civil War: Aleppo offensive (April 2016). The Syrian Army and its allies launched an offensive south from Aleppo.
  • Apr 6, 2017: 2017 Saint Petersburg Metro Bombing: Russian authorities find and deactivate an explosive device inside a Saint Petersburg apartment during ongoing raids in response to the bombing.

What day of the year is April 6th?

April 6th marks the 96th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 97th in case of leap years).

There are 269 days remaining until the end of the year.

April 6th is the 6th day of the month of April.