October 6: Zodiac, Trivia, Birthdays and Holidays

October 6th marks the 279th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 280th in case of leap years). There are 86 days remaining until the end of the year. People born on this day are under the sign of Libra. Famous birthdays on this day include Stephen Arroyo (1946), Carole Lombard (1908) and Elisabeth Shue (1963).
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October 6th Famous Birthdays

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October 6th Famous Deaths

Who died on October 6th? Here’s a shortlist of celebrities died on this day

  • French singer and actress, who is closely linked to the title character in the musical Irma La Douce.

  • American actor, known for his role in the role of Sergeant Garcia, the Spanish soldier on Walt Disney's live action television series...

  • French champion cyclist, winner in 1947 of the Tour de France.

  • American screenwriter and actor (d. 1962).

  • The Swiss-German Third Reich Health leader, a specialist on "race questions.

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Trivia and Events

What happened on October 6th in history? Here’s the historical highlights:

  • Oct 6th, 2018 Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Avigdor Lieberman, the Defense Minister of Israel, has announced that Israel will reduce its fishing zone off Gaza Strip from 9 nautical mile (17 km; 10 miles) to 6 nautical mile (11 km; 6.9 miles) in response to weekly Gaza border protests. Yesterday's protest saw over 20,000 participants. Three Palestinians were among those killed.
  • Oct 6th, 2017 According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (Syrian Observatory for Human Rights), at least 14 civilians were killed by Russian airstrikes as they crossed the Euphrates River near Mayadin, an ISIL-held area in eastern Syria, while fleeing Mahkan.
  • Oct 6th, 2016 Somali Civil War (2009-present). Six people were killed in an al-Shabaab attack against a village close to Mandera, Kenya. (Reuters),
  • Oct 6th, 2015 At least seven people were killed in a suicide bomb attack on the al-Nour mosque in Sanaa, the capital of the Houthi-controlled Yemeni state.
  • Oct 6th, 2014 ISIL is preparing to establish itself in Libya, and reports indicate that they are already in Derna.
  • Oct 6th, 2013 Islamist protests in Egypt (July 2013, 2013-present): At least 53 people were killed in clashes between supporters of former president Mohamed Morsi and his opponents on the 40th anniversary Egypt's crossing the Suez Canal in 1973.
  • Oct 6th, 2012 According to the South Korean Ministry of National Defense, a North Korean soldier defected to South Korea after killing his superiors.
  • Oct 6th, 2011 The 2011 Nobel Prize in Literature is awarded to Tomas Transtromer, a Swedish poet.
  • Oct 6th, 2010 Roy Halladay pitched the Cincinnati Reds' second no-hitter during Game 1 in the NLDS.
  • Oct 6th, 2009 A "industry-wide scheme of phishing" has been launched against sites like Yahoo!, Hotmail, and Google. AOL and Google, where passwords are posted online and there are more than a quarter million accounts at risk.
  • Oct 6th, 2008 Another earthquake of magnitude 6.4, with two aftershocks of magnitude 5., strikes Damxung in Tibet, People's Republic of China. There are conflicting reports about casualties ranging from 9 to 30.
  • Oct 6th, 2007 In Cuba's eastern Granma Province, at least 28 people are killed and more than 70 injured in a collision between a train or bus.

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