July 6th

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

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Politics and world events

1415: Jan Hus at the stake
1483: Richard III. from England
1808: Joseph Bonaparte as King of Spain
1950: The border between the GDR and Poland
1967: Biafras map


1785: US dollar note ("greenback")

science and technology

1885: Louis Pasteur in his laboratory
1919: R-34 in Mineola
1962: Storax Sedan explosion
  • 1962: The Sedan underground nuclear weapons test is carried out as part of Operation Storax in the United States' Plowshare program . The aim is to investigate the possible use of atomic bombs for civil purposes such as mining.


1957/1964: The Beatles


  • 1811: The composer and pianist Muzio Clementi marries Emma Gisborne in St. Pancras Church in London.
1916: The shark attacks in New Jersey



Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Disaster .


Entries of track and field world records can be found under the respective discipline under track and field . Entries on football world championship games can be found in the sub-pages of football world championships . The same goes for European football championships .


Before the 18th century

18th century

19th century



20th century





21st century


Before the 17th century

17th and 18th centuries

19th century

20th century



21st century

Holidays and memorial days

  • Church memorial days
    • Jan Hus , Czech reformer and martyr (Protestant)
    • St. Goar , French missionary, priest and patron saint (Catholic)
    • St. Godeleva , Belgian virgin and martyr (Catholic)
    • St. Maria Goretti , Italian Virgin and Martyr (Catholic)
    • St. Thomas More , English Martyr, Statesman and Author (Anglican)
    • St. Isaiah , Israelite prophet, possibly martyr (Armenian, Protestant: LCMS )

The list of days of remembrance and action contains further entries .

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