We will tell you about the most important events and celebrations of July 6, with the saints, births, deaths, events and other interesting information on this day of the calendar.
Santoral of July 6
– Saint Maria Goretti
– Agathon of Sicili
– Saint Dominica of Tropea
– Santa Ciriaca de Nicomedia
– San Goar
– San Justo de Condat
– Saint Peter Wang Zuolong
– Saint Romulus of Fiesole
– Saint Sísoes of Egypt
– Santa Monena
– Saint Palladius of Scotland
– Blessed Susana Águeda and companions
– Blessed Thomas Alfield
– Blessed Agustín José Desgardin
– Blessed Nazaria Ignacia
Who was born on July 6?
1832.- Maximilian I of Habsburg, Archduke of Austria and Emperor of Mexico.
1877.- Niceto Alcalá Zamora, president of the Second Spanish Republic.
1907.- Frida Kahlo, Mexican painter.
1914.- José García Nieto, Spanish poet and writer.
1919.- Oswaldo Guayasamín, Ecuadorian painter and sculptor.
1925.- Bill Haley, American singer considered the father of “rock and roll.”
1927.- Janet Leigh, American actress.
1933.- Antonio Díaz Miguel, Spanish basketball coach.
1935.- Tensing Gyatso, XIV Dalai Lama, spiritual and political leader of Tibet.
1946.- George Walker Bush, former US president.
1946.- Silvester Stallone, American actor.
1975.- Curtis Jackson III, American rapper known for ’50 Cent ‘.
1980.- Pau Gasol, Spanish basketball player
Who died on July 6?
1476.- Johannes Regiomontanus, German astronomer and mathematician, one of the fathers of trigonometry.
1598.- Benito Arias Montano, Spanish writer.
1893.- Guy de Maupassant, French writer.
1962.- William Faulkner, American writer and Nobel Prize winner 1949.
1964.- Rafael Cansinos Assens, Spanish writer.
1971.- Louis Armstrong, American trumpeter.
1999.- Joaquín Rodrigo, Spanish composer.
2005.- Claude Simon, French writer and Nobel Prize winner 1985.
2006.- Juan de Ávalos, Spanish sculptor.
2008.- “Mando” Ramos, American boxer.
2019.- Joao Gilberto, Brazilian composer and one of the fathers of bossa nova.
2020.- Ennio Morricone, Italian composer of soundtracks.
Horoscope for today, July 6
The horoscope that is celebrated today is that of Cancer. Therefore, all those born on this day have that zodiac sign.
What is celebrated today, July 6?
– International Day of the Stolen Kiss.
– World Zoonoses Day.
Events that occurred on July 6
1713.- Juan Manuel Fernández Pacheco, Marquis of Villena, elected first director of the Royal Spanish Academy, of which he was co-founder.
1801.- First battle of Algeciras (Cádiz): the French fleet, supported by Spanish batteries on land, put the British Navy to flight. A week later, the Franco-Spanish fleet suffered a decisive defeat against the English.
1808.- José I Bonaparte, appointed King of Spain by his brother Napoleon, promulgates the Constitution of Bayonne.
1827.- Treaty of London, between England, France and Russia, which recognizes the independence of Greece.
1864.- Royal Order of Isabel II that recognizes the Red Cross as a public utility society, thus advancing Spain to other nations. It had been created a year earlier by the Swiss Henry Dunant.
1876.- Inauguration of the Intercolonial Railroad, with the arrival in Quebec of the first train from Halifax (Canada).
1885.- Louis Pasteur tests for the first time, successfully, his vaccine against rabies in humans by inoculating it to a child bitten by a rabid dog.
1887.- The British Charlotte “Lottie” Dod wins the first of her five Wimbledon, with 15 years and just over nine months. She is the youngest to conquer it.
1917.- Victory of the troops of the British military Thomas Edward Lawrence, Lawrence of Arabia, and Auda ibu Tayi in the battle of Aqaba, in their effort to unify the Arabs against the Ottomans.
1918.- The German ambassador in Moscow, W. Gref von Mirbach-Harff, was assassinated by two members of the Social Revolutionary Party with the intention of creating a conflict between the two countries and the uprising against the Bolshevik Government began.
1923.- The Congress of the Communist Party of the USSR approves the draft Federal Constitution, whose supreme body is the Congress of Soviets. It was approved the following year at the II Congress of Soviets.
1937.- Spanish Civil War: the battle of Brunete (Madrid) begins, there were 40,000 casualties.
[1945.- US President Harry Truman creates the Medal of Freedom, initially in recognition of civilians in World War II.
1947.- The Law of Succession in the Headquarters of the Spanish State is endorsed, with 93% of the votes, which turns the country into a Kingdom, with Franco as Head of State, who would propose his successor to the Cortes.
1952.- A fire destroys a large part of the Palacio de San Telmo, in Seville, then a seminary.
1972.- Liberal Democrat Kakuei Tanaka is proclaimed Prime Minister of Japan and succeeds Eisaku Sato.
1976.- The Political Association Law, which regulates and legalizes parties, comes into force in Spain.
1986.- Failed coup in the Philippines against the president, Corazón “Cory” Aquino, led by the lawyer and former vice-presidential candidate Arturo Tolentino.
1988.- 167 workers are killed in the explosion of the Piper Alpha oil platform, in the North Sea.
1989.- The Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev is committed to respecting the freedom of the Eastern countries to choose their political-social system.
1994.- Lola Flores receives the Gold Medal for Merit of Work.
nineteen ninety six.- Steffi Graf conquers her seventh and last Wimbledon title by defeating Arantxa Sánchez Vicario.
1997.- Cambodian co-prime minister, Hun Sen, dismisses his rival, Prince Norodom Ranariddh, whom he accuses of “criminal” and “traitor”.
2003.- Roger Federer wins the first of his eight Wimbledons, a record figure in the men’s category, by beating Mark Philippoussis. It was his first Grand Slam.
2005.- London wins the venue for the 2012 Olympic Games, which Madrid, Paris, Moscow and New York aspired to.
2008.- Rafael Nadal gets the first of his two Wimbledon titles by beating Roger Federer.
2009.- At least 184 deaths in the clashes of the Uyghurs with the security forces in Urumqi, capital of Xinjiang (China).
2011.- PyeongChang (South Korea) is awarded the venue for the 2018 Winter Olympics.
2013.- At least 47 deaths due to the derailment and fire of a train loaded with hydrocarbons in Lac-Megantic (Canada).
2018.- Shoko Asahara, founder of the Supreme Truth sect, responsible for the sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway, is executed.