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In the Gregorian Calendar, June 6 is the 157th
(hundredth – fiftieth seventh) day of the year.

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Quote of the Day…

Tragedy is a tool that brings wisdom to the living, not a guide to living.

— Robert F. Kennedy
American politician (died June 6, 1968).

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “Such a Day as Today” / Image Credit: Gerd Altmann

June 6 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 1391: in Écija (Seville) a large group of settlers led by the Catholic bishop – enter the Jewish quarter and murder 4000 Jews.
  • 1508: in Italy, Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, is defeated by Venetian troops.
  • 1513: in Italy, the battle of Novara takes place.
  • 1523: in Sweden, Gustavo Vasa is elected King of Sweden.
  • 1528: in Spain, Carlos I grants Hernán Cortés various titles and honors.
  • 1554: in Spain, Carlos I recognizes Juan de Austria as his son.
  • 1555: in Zacatecas (Mexico) the village of Sombrerete is founded.
  • 1586: in Florida, the raid of St. Augustine occurs.
  • 1644: in China, the Manchu forces of the Qing dynasty capture Beijing.
  • 1654: in Sweden, Queen Cristina abdicates the throne and is succeeded by her cousin Carlos X Gustavo.
  • 1674: in India, Shivaji, founder of the Maratha empire, is crowned.
  • 1683: in England, the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford is inaugurated, being the first university museum in the world.
  • 1752: in Russia, fire destroys a third of Moscow, including 18,000 homes.
  • 1762: in Cuba, a British fleet with more than 50 ships and 14,000 men appears in front of Havana, which after two months of siege will defend the Castillo del Morro, defended by Luis Vicente de Velasco and Isla.
  • 1797: in Genoa (Italy), the Ligurian Republic is established after the French conquest.
  • 1801: in Badajoz (Spain), the Treaty of Badajoz puts an end to the War of the Oranges.
  • 1808: in Bayonne, José Bonaparte – Napoleon’s brother – is proclaimed King of Spain.
  • 1808: in El Bruc (Catalonia) —in the framework of the Spanish War of Independence— the Battle of Bruc begins.
  • 1808: in Valdepeñas (Spain), the town rose up against the French reinforcements for Andalusia, a preamble to the battle of Bailén.
  • 1809: in Sweden, a new constitution is promulgated that restores the power of the Riksdag of the states.
  • 1813: in Canada, the battle of Stoney Creek between British and American takes place.
  • 1821: independence against Spain begins in the northern part of Peru.
  • 1832: in France, the June Rebellion in Paris ends.
  • 1844: in London, the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) is founded.
  • 1857: Sofia of Nassau marries the future King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway.
  • 1859: In Australia, Queensland is established as a separate colony from New South Wales.
  • 1862: in Tennessee, the First Battle of Memphis takes place.
  • 1869: in Spain the Constitution of 1869 is promulgated.
  • 1882: in India, a cyclone kills the lives of more than 100,000 inhabitants of Bombay.
  • 1882: in Ethiopia, the battle of Embabo takes place.
  • 1892: in Illinois, the Chicago Metro begins to operate.
  • 1905: in two days, the Paraná River floods and destroys the city of Santa Fe (Argentina).
  • 1909: in Chad, French troops capture Abeché.
  • 1912: in Alaska, the volcanic eruption of Novarupta occurs.
  • 1918: in Seville (Spain) the monumental bullring is inaugurated.
  • 1919: the Republic of Prekmurje ends.
  • 1924: in the church of Santa Maria de Kaffa (Panagia Kaphatiani) of the Istanbul neighborhood of Galata (Turkey), the second council of the Turkish Orthodox Church is held and it is decided to establish the headquarters of the Turkish Orthodox Patriarchate there.
  • 1929: In the United States, the first frozen foods are put on sale.
  • 1944: in the framework of the Second World War, the Normandy Landing takes place, popularly known as D-Day.
  • 1946: The Basketball Association of America, currently known as the NBA, is founded in the United States.
  • 1956: In the Enewetak Atoll, the United States detonates the Seminole atomic bomb (name of an ethnic group of Native Americans), of 13.7 kt, the 6th of the 17 of the Redwing operation.
  • 1962: in London, the British band The Beatles auditions before the producer and musician George Martin.
  • 1971: Soyuz program: Soyuz 11 launch.
  • 1982: Israel invades Lebanon.
  • 1984: in the holy city of Amritsar (India), the army attacks Sikhs entrenched in the Golden Temple and kills 700.
  • 1984: in Russia, Alekséi Pazhitnov invents one of the most famous video games: Tetris.
  • 1985: in Embu (Brazil) the police exhume the remains of Wolfgang Gerhard to prove that he was the Nazi genocidal doctor Josef Mengele.
  • 1992: The Fantof Church in Norway was intentionally set on fire for being built on pagan monuments and was almost completely destroyed, with only some parts of its post and beam framework remaining. The suspect was a man named Varg Vikernes, a young Black Metal musician, a member of the band Burzum.
  • 1993: general elections are held in Spain. Felipe González reelected president for the fourth consecutive time.
  • 1993: Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada is elected as the new president of Bolivia for the first time.
  • 1993: Ramiro de León Carpio is sworn in as the new president of Guatemala, after the self-coup called “Serranazo” by former president Jorge Serrano Elías.
  • 1993: in Italy the first round of regional, provincial and municipal elections is held.
  • 2001: a jury in Los Angeles (United States) condemns the tobacco company Philip Morris (producer of Marlboro cigarettes) to pay 3 billion dollars to a 56-year-old smoker with irreversible lung cancer.
  • 2002: on the Mediterranean Sea (between Libya, Greece and Crete) a meteorite explodes with a power similar to the atomic bomb detonated by the United States on Nagasaki.
  • 2004: at the Roland Garros Tournament, Argentine tennis player Gastón Gaudio becomes champion, after beating his compatriot Guillermo Coria. He is the first Argentine to win the title in 27 years.
  • 2007: Costa Rica and Taiwan break diplomatic relations.
  • 2012: Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru constitute the Pacific Alliance.
  • 2014: The Ruta del Tambor y el Bombo del Bajo Aragón, is declared a Festival of International Tourist Interest.
  • 2015: In Berlin, Germany; Fútbol Club Barcelona wins its fifth UEFA Champions League, also achieving its second treble, being the only European club to achieve such a feat.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Susanne Jutzeler

June 6 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 1436: Johann Müller Regiomontano, German astronomer and mathematician (d. 1476).
  • 1502: Juan III, Portuguese aristocrat, king between 1521 and 1557 (d. 1557).
  • 1519: Andrea Cesalpino, Italian physician, philosopher and botanist (d. 1603).
  • 1599: Diego Velázquez, Spanish painter (d. 1660).
  • 1606: Pierre Corneille, French playwright (d. 1684).
  • 1678: Luis Alejandro de Borbón, French aristocrat (d. 1737).
  • 1714: José I, Portuguese aristocrat, king between 1750 and 1777 (d. 1777).
  • 1740: Louis-Sébastien Mercier, French writer (d. 1814).
  • 1755: Nathan Hale, American soldier (d. 1776).
  • 1756 – John Trumbull, American painter (d. 1843).
  • 1772: Maria Teresa of the Two Sicilies, Italian aristocrat, wife of Emperor Francisco I of Austria (d. 1807).
  • 1780: Antonio Sáenz, Argentine priest, lawyer and politician (d. 1825).
  • 1799: Aleksandr Pushkin, Russian poet (d. 1837).
  • 1807: Adrien François Servais, Belgian cellist and composer (d. 1866).
  • 1809: Karl Koch, German botanist (d. 1879).
  • 1829: Honinbō Shūsaku, Japanese go player (d. 1862).
  • 1844: Konstantín Savitski, Russian painter (d. 1905).
  • 1850: Carl Ferdinand Braun, German physicist, 1909 Nobel Prize winner in physics (d. 1918).
  • 1857: Aleksandr Liapunov, Russian mathematician and physicist (d. 1918).
  • 1865: Antoon Jozef Witteryck, Belgian publisher (d. 1934).
  • 1868: Robert Falcon Scott, British explorer (d. 1912).
  • 1872: Aureliano Urrutia, Mexican doctor, military and politician (d. 1975)
  • 1873: José Juan Dómine, Spanish doctor and businessman, founder of the Spanish Trasmediterránea shipping company (d. 1931).
  • 1871: Oscar Wisting, Norwegian explorer (d. 1936).
  • 1872: Alejandra Fiódorovna, Russian aristocrat, wife of the Tsar (d. 1918).
  • 1875: Thomas Mann, German writer, Nobel Prize Winner for literature in 1929 (d. 1955).
  • 1879: José de Charmoy, French sculptor (d. 1914).
  • 1886: Salvador Mazza, Argentine doctor and bacteriologist (d. 1947).
  • 1891: Ignacio Sánchez Mejías, Spanish bullfighter (d. 1934).
  • 1893: Otto Pankok, German painter and sculptor (d. 1966).
  • 1896: Henry Allingham, British supercentennial and World War I veteran (d. 2009).
  • 1896: Warren Lewis, Irish soldier and historian (d. 1973).
  • 1896: Italo Balbo, Italian politician (d. 1940).
  • 1898: Domingo Gómez-Acedo, Spanish soccer player (d. 1980).
  • 1898: Aníbal Ponce, Argentine essayist and politician (d. 1938).
  • 1900: Luis Gutiérrez Soto, Spanish architect (f. 1977).
  • 1901: Jan Struther, British writer, creator of the character of Mrs. Miniver (d. 1953).
  • 1901: Achmed Sukarno, Indonesian politician, first president between 1945 and 1968 (d. 1970).
  • 1903: Aram Khachaturyan, Russian composer (d. 1978).
  • 1904: Lesley Blanch, British writer and adventurer (d. 2007).
  • 1908: Roberto Echevarría, Spanish footballer (d. 1981).
  • 1909: Isaiah Berlin, British philosopher and writer of Latvian origin (d. 1997).
  • 1910: Jaume Vicens Vives, Spanish historian (d. 1960).
  • 1911: Jean Cayrol, French poet (d. 2005).
  • 1918: Edwin G. Krebs, American biochemist (d. 2009).
  • 1919: Peter Carington, British diplomat and politician (d. 2018).
  • 1923: Virginia Cleo Andrews, American writer (d. 1986).
  • 1924: Serge Nigg, French composer (d. 2008).
  • 1925: José María Rodríguez Méndez, Spanish writer and playwright (d. 2009).
  • 1929: Jorge Villamil, Colombian composer (d. 2010).
  • 1930: John Elliott, British historian and Hispanicist.
  • 1931: Víctor Mora, Spanish comic book writer and novelist (d. 2016).
  • 1932: Argentino Larrabure, Argentine military man kidnapped for a year; executed (f. 1975).
  • 1933: Heinrich Rohrer, Swiss physicist, 1986 Nobel Prize winner in physics (d. 2013).
  • 1934: Albert II, Belgian aristocrat, king between 1993 and 2013.
  • 1936: Sotir Kosta, Albanian sculptor.
  • 1936: Maysa, Brazilian singer and songwriter (d. 1977).
  • 1936: Malangatana Ngwenya, Mozambican artist and poet (d. 2011).
  • 1939: Louis Andriessen, Dutch composer.
  • 1939: Jaume Aragall, Spanish tenor.
  • 1939: Héctor Espino, Mexican baseball player (d. 1997).
  • 1940: Manuel Ramírez Jiménez, Spanish jurist and political scientist (d. 2015).
  • 1942: Norberto Rivera Carrera, Mexican cardinal.
  • 1943: José de Jesús Gudiño Pelayo, Mexican jurist (d. 2010).
  • 1943: Richard Smalley, American chemist (d. 2005).
  • 1944: Josep Maria Bachs, Spanish radio and television presenter (d. 2014).
  • 1944: Phillip Allen Sharp, American biologist.
  • 1945: Augusto César Lendoiro, president of the RCD of La Coruña.
  • 1946: Patricia Poblete, Chilean economist.
  • 1946: Tony Levin, American bassist, of the band King Crimson.
  • 1947: Robert Englund, American actor.
  • 1949: Víctor Manuel Rebolledo, Chilean politician.
  • 1949: Noemí Sanín, Colombian politician.
  • 1949: Víctor Andrés García Belaúnde, Peruvian politician.
  • 1950: Chantal Akerman, Belgian filmmaker and artist (d. 2015).
  • 1951: Carlos Pizarro Leongómez, Colombian politician and guerrilla (f. 1990).
  • 1951: Noritake Takahara, Japanese racing driver.
  • 1956: Björn Borg, Swedish tennis player.
  • 1956: Carlos Gattiker, Argentine tennis player (d. 2010).
  • 1956: Bubbi Morthens, Icelandic singer and songwriter.
  • 1960: Lola Forner, Spanish actress.
  • 1960: Jozef Pribilinec, Slovak athlete.
  • 1960: Steve Vai, American guitarist, of the bands Whitesnake and Alcatrazz.
  • 1961: Tom Araya, Chilean singer and bassist, of the band Slayer.
  • 1962: Jordi Arcarons, Spanish rally driver.
  • 1962: Hirokazu Koreeda, Japanese filmmaker.
  • 1962: Andrés Jiménez, Spanish basketball player.
  • 1963: Gustavo de Arístegui, Spanish diplomat and politician.
  • 1963: Jason Isaacs, British actor.
  • 1964: Jay Bentley, American musician, of the band Bad Religion.
  • 1964: Jaime Saavedra Chanduví, Peruvian economist.
  • 1965: Soledad Mallol, Spanish actress.
  • 1966: Tony Yeboah, Ghanaian footballer.
  • 1966: Astrid Gruber, Venezuelan television actress and model.
  • 1966: Sean Yseult, American musician, of the White Zombie band.
  • 1967: Paul Giamatti, American actor.
  • 1969: Fernando Redondo, Argentine footballer.
  • 1970: Eugeni Berzin, Russian cyclist.
  • 1970: Albert Ferrer, Spanish footballer.
  • 1970: James Shaffer, American guitarist, of the band Korn.
  • 1971: Silvia Jato, Spanish television presenter and model.
  • 1972: Cristina Scabbia, Italian singer, of the band Lacuna Coil.
  • 1973: Patrick Rothfuss, American writer.
  • 1973: Coraima Torres, Venezuelan actress.
  • 1973: Kat Swift, American politician.
  • 1974: Danny Strong, American actor.
  • 1976: Geoff Rowley, British skater.
  • 1976: Z-Ro, American rapper.
  • 1976: Jonathan Nolan, screenwriter of cinema.
  • 1978: Leonora Balcarce, Argentine actress.
  • 1978: Carl Barât, British musician of the bands Dirty Pretty Things, and The Libertines.
  • 1978: Judith Barsi, American actress.
  • 1978: Faudel, French singer and actor of Algerian descent.
  • 1978: Andrew Reynolds, American skater.
  • 1978: Mirko Saric, Argentine soccer player (f. 2000).
  • 1979: Juan Martín Jáuregui, Argentine actor.
  • 1979: Jorge Consejo, Mexican television actor.
  • 1981: Johnny Pacar, American actor.
  • 1981: Anja Juliette Laval, German porn actress.
  • 1983: Michael Krohn-Dehli, Danish footballer.
  • 1983: Ruben Maestre Zaplana, futsal coach and sports manager, radio host on Onda Ilicitana and Gran Amigo.
  • 1984: Antonia Prebble, New Zealand actress.
  • 1984: Marcos Brunet, Brazilian Christian singer, composer and lecturer.
  • 1984: Noor Sabri, Iraqi soccer player.
  • 1984: Christian Schwegler, Swiss footballer.
  • 1985: Drew Galloway, Scottish professional wrestler.
  • 1985: Rodrigo Archubi, Argentine footballer.
  • 1985: Sebastian Larsson, Swedish footballer.
  • 1986: Kim Hyun Joong, South Korean singer, of the band SS501.
  • 1987: Cássio Ramos, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1987: Rubin Okotie, Austrian footballer of Pakistani origin.
  • 1990: Ieva Lagūna, Latvian model.
  • 1992: Hyuna, South Korean singer, of the band 4minute.
  • 1993: Sebastián Martínez, Chilean soccer player.
  • 1995: Dāvis Indrāns, Latvian footballer.
  • 2000: Haechan, South Korean singer, of the group NCT.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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Who Left Us “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Katrina

June 6 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 1095: Agnes of Aquitaine, French aristocrat, first wife of King Pedro I of Aragon (b. 1072).
  • 1217: Henry I, Castilian aristocrat, king between 1214 and 1217 (n.1204).
  • 1548: João de Castro, Portuguese aristocrat (b.1500).
  • 1719: Louis Ellies Dupin, French aristocrat (b. 1657).
  • 1799: Patrick Henry, orator and American politician (b. 1736).
  • 1832: Jeremy Bentham, British philosopher, economist and jurist (b. 1748).
  • 1837: Diego Portales, Chilean politician (b. 1793).
  • 1840: Marcellin Champagnat, French religious, founder of the Marist Brothers (b. 1789).
  • 1861: Count of Cavour (Camilo Benso), Piedmontese aristocrat and politician, architect of Italian unification (b. 1810).
  • 1878: Achille Baraguey d’Hilliers, French Marshal (b. 1795).
  • 1891: John Alexander Macdonald, Canadian politician (b.1815).
  • 1922: Lillian Russell, American actress and singer (b.1860).
  • 1938: Rafael Guízar y Valencia, Mexican bishop and saint (b. 1878).
  • 1941 – Louis Chevrolet, American car driver and businessman (b.1878).
  • 1944: Allied Soldiers, 10,500 Allied Soldiers died on D-Day
  • 1946: Gerhart Hauptmann, German playwright, 1912 Nobel Prize Winner (b.1862).
  • 1948: Louis Lumière, French engineer, inventor of the cinematograph (b. 1862).
  • 1961: Carl Gustav Jung, Swiss psychologist (b.1875).
  • 1961: Abel Rodríguez, Argentine writer, poet and journalist (b. 1893).
  • 1962: Yves Klein, French artist (b.1928).
  • 1963 – William Baziotes, American painter (b.1912).
  • 1968: Robert Bobby Kennedy, American politician (b.1925).
  • 1969: Carlos Alberto Madrazo Becerra, Mexican politician (b.1915)
  • 1969: Rafael Osuna, Mexican tennis player (b.1938).
  • 1973: Jimmy Clitheroe, British humorist (b.1921).
  • 1976: Jean Paul Getty, American oil magnate and financier (b. 1892).
  • 1979: Jack Haley, American actor (b. 1897).
  • 1980: Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, Indian religious leader (b.1947).
  • 1984: Pedro Nel Gómez, Colombian artist (b.1899).
  • 1991 – Stan Getz, American jazz saxophonist (b.1927).
  • 1994: Barry Sullivan, American actor (b.1912).
  • 1996: George D. Snell, American geneticist, 1980 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine (b.1903).
  • 1996: José María Valverde, Spanish writer and teacher (b. 1926).
  • 2000: Frédéric Dard, French writer (b.1921).
  • 2001: José Manuel Castañón, Spanish writer (b.1920).
  • 2001: Carlos Scazziotta, Argentine actor and comedian (b.1937).
  • 2002: Robbin Crosby, American musician, of the band Ratt.
  • 2002: Shanta Shelke, Indian writer (b.1922).
  • 2004: José Ignacio San Martín, Spanish military man (b.1924).
  • 2005: Anne Bancroft, American actress of cinema and theater (b. 1931).
  • 2005: Manuel Codeso Ruiz, Spanish actor (b.1926).
  • 2006: Lyda Indart, Uruguayan pianist (b.1917).
  • 2006: Billy Preston, American singer-songwriter and keyboardist of soul and gospel, of the band The Beatles (b. 1946).
  • 2006: Heinz Lilienthal, German artist who spanned the fields of table design as well as glass work
  • 2007: Enrique Fuentes Quintana, Spanish economist and politician (b. 1924).
  • 2007: Loïc Le Ribault, French geologist and essayist (b.1947).
  • 2012: Manolo Preciado, soccer player and Spanish soccer coach (b. 1957).
  • 2012: Estela Raval, Argentine singer (b.1929).
  • 2013: Jerome Karle, American chemist (b.1918).
  • 2013: Tom Sharpe, British writer (b.1928).
  • 2013: Malcolm Todd, British archaeologist and historian (b.1939).
  • 2013: Esther Williams, American actress (b.1921).
  • 2014: Darío Barrio, Spanish chef of great fame, also known for his television programs (b.1972).
  • 2015: Pierre Brice, French actor (b.1929).
  • 2015: Aarthi Agarwal, Indian actress (b.1984)
  • 2019: Jota Mario Valencia, Colombian presenter (b.1956).
  • 2020: Jordi Mestre, Spanish actor, model and presenter (born 1981)

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Sakkanan Norkaew

June 6 – A Day as Today – Celebration

  • Russian Language Day at the United Nations.
  • World Transplant Day.
  • Argentina: Argentine Engineering Day.
  • Bolivia: Teacher’s Day.
  • Chile: National Trade Day.
  • El Salvador: Day of the Biologist.
  • Sweden: National Flag Day.
  • D-Day Anniversary

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today” / Image Credit: Peter H

June 6 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Norbert of Magdeburg
  • Saints Artemio and Paulina
  • Saint Bessarion of Scete
  • Saint Ceracio
  • Saint Eustorgius II
  • Saint Jarlato
  • Saint Claudio de Condat
  • Saint Alexander of Fiésole
  • Saint Hilarion of Constantinople
  • Saint Colman
  • Blessed Falcon de Cava
  • Saint Gilbert of Arvernia
  • Blessed Bertrando
  • Blessed Lorenzo de Villamagna de Masculis
  • Blessed William Greenwood
  • Saint Marcellin Champagnat
  • Saints Pedro Dung, Pedro Thuan and Vicente Duong
  • Blessed Rafael Guizar Valencia
  • Blessed Inocencio Guz.

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

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Prediction your zodiac sign with Dorian / Image Credit: p2722754

June 6 – A Day as Today – Zodiac Sign

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