Saturday 6 October 1906US date format: 10/6/1906, UK date format: 6/10/1906
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 6, 1906). The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Janet Gaynor and Lord James Leechman.
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- Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
- Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
- U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
- French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
- Also see October 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Bruno, St Faith
- Janet Gaynor: American actress who made 34 films from 1926-1938 including "A Star is Born," 1937.
- Lord James Leechman
- Louis Borell: Amsterdam, Holland -- Actor (Over the Moon, Queer Cargo).
- James Leechman: Scottish judge, the Queen's Counsel in 1949 and High Court Judge.
- Giuseppe Brignole: Italy Military man.
- Taffy O'Callaghan: Welsh footballer and coach (d. 1946).
- The Majlis of Iran convenes for the first time.