July 6

The July 6 is the 187th day of the Gregorian Calendar ( 188th in leap years), thus still 178 days remain until the end of the year.

  • 2.1 Before the 19th century
  • 2.2 19th century
  • 2.3 20th century 2.3.1 1901-1950
  • 2.3.2 1951-2000
  • 3.1 Before the 19th century
  • 3.2 19th century
  • 3.3 20th century
  • 3.4 21st century


Politics and World Affairs

  • 0969: The Fatimids begin in they conquered Egypt with the construction of their new residence city of Cairo.
  • 1189: By the death of his father, Henry II, Richard the Lionheart is to the English king.
  • 1253: The Lithuanian prince Mindaugas receives after his conversion to Christianity at the instigation of Pope Innocent IV the royal crown. He is therefore the only king in Lithuanian history.


Science and Technology





Minor accidents are listed in the sub- items of disaster.


Entries of Athletics world records are located under the respective discipline under Athletics. Entries to the World Cup games are found in the bottoms of football 's World Cup. The same is true for the European Football Championships.


Before the 19th century

Johann Gottfried Brügelmann (* 1750)

Tsar Nicholas I. (* 1796)

19th century

Marc Chagall (* 1887)

Annette Kellerman (* 1887)

Eugen Rosenstock- Huessy (* 1888)

20th century




Before the 19th century

  • 0649: Goar, priest from the Auvergne
  • 0918: William I, Duke of Aquitaine
  • 1164: Adolf II, Count of Schauenburg and Holstein, Lübeck founded the first German port on the Baltic Sea
  • 1189: Henry II, Duke of Anjou and King of England
  • 1250: Peter Mauclerc, Duke of Brittany
  • 1398: Giovannino de ' Grassi, Italian painter and book illustrator, sculptor and master builder of the late Gothic

Regiomontanus († 1476 )

Thomas More († 1535)

19th century

Georg Simon Ohm († 1854)

Guy de Maupassant († 1893)

20th century

21st Century

  • 2002: Dhirajlal Hirachand Ambani, Indian businessman
  • 2002: John Frankenheimer, American film director
  • 2003: Skip Battin, American country rock singer and bassist
  • 2003: Antonio Ignacio Velasco García, Venezuelan religious clergyman, Archbishop of Caracas, Cardinal and
  • 2004: Thomas Klestil, Austrian Federal President
  • 2004: Pawel Gerassimowitsch Lisizian, Russian- Armenian Baritone
  • 2005: Ed McBain, American writer
  • 2005: Claude Simon, French writer and Nobel Prize winner
  • 2008: Bobby Durham, American jazz drummer
  • 2009: Vasily Pavlovich Aksenov, Russian writer
  • 2009: Robert McNamara, American politician and World Bank President
  • 2009: Mathieu Montcourt, French tennis player
  • 2009: Bleddyn Williams, Welsh rugby player
  • 2010: Werner Schmalenbach, German -Swiss art historian, writer and curator
  • 2010: Fritz Teufel, German political activist, author and active participant in the student movement
  • 2011: Oliver Storz, German screenwriter, director and producer

Holidays and observances

  • Religious observances Jan Hus, Czech reformer and martyr ( Protestant)
  • St. Goar, French missionary, priest and patron ( Catholic)
  • St. Godeleva, Belgian virgin and martyr ( Catholic)
  • St. Maria Goretti, Italian virgin and martyr ( Catholic)
  • St. Thomas More, the English martyr, statesman and author ( Anglican)
  • St. Isaiah, Israelite prophet, perhaps martyrs ( Armenian, Protestant: LCMS )
  • Name Days Goar
  • State Holidays and observances Malawi: independence from Great Britain (1964 )
  • Czech Republic: Jan Hus Day
  • More information for the day International Day of the kiss

More entries contains the list of commemorative and action days.

  • Day
  • Day in July