6 July

6 July

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about July 6th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about July 6th in history!

Global Celebrations

  • International Kissing Day
  • World Zoonoses Day
  • Umbrella Cover Day
  • National Fried Chicken Day
  • Take Your Webmaster To Lunch Day

Historic Events

2020: America officially began to withdraw from the World Health Organization.

2006: India / China Trade Route Nathua pass Opened in 2006

1994: The Forrest Gump movie was released in the US.

1986: The conductor Leonard Bernstein and his pregnant daughter Jamie comparing bellies, New York, 1986

The conductor Leonard Bernstein and his pregnant daughter Jamie comparing bellies, New York, 1986

1967: John Lennon and Paul McCartney met for the first time at a church dinner party.

1947: The Soviet Union started mass producing the AK-47 assault rifle.

The AK-47, designed by Russian inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov, was one of the world’s first mass-produced assault rifles. Now, 1 in 5 firearms worldwide are AK-47s, and there have been over 75 million made since this day.

The AK-47, designed by Russian inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov, was one of the world’s first mass-produced assault rifles. Now, 1 in 5 firearms worldwide are AK-47s, and there have been over 75 million made since this day.

1942: Anne Frank and her family take refuge in a secret sealed-off area of an Amsterdam warehouse in 1942

1912: King Gustaf V officially opens the fifth Summer Olympics in Stockholm in 1912.

1885: The first successful rabies vaccine was successfully tested on a 9-year-old boy in France.

Louis Pasteur had been working on a rabies vaccine in France for many years, and on this day, he administered the first vaccine to a human. Joseph Meister, the 9-year-old boy, was attacked by a “mad” dog on July 4 and received the vaccination 60 hours after the attack. Meister was given a course of 13 injections over three weeks and successfully became immune to rabies.

1785: The US adopted the name “dollars” and started using decimal coinage.

1776: The American Declaration of Independence was publicly released in the Pennsylvania Evening Post.

1776: The American Declaration of Independence was publicly released in the Pennsylvania Evening Post.

1348: Peak of Black Death, first papal bull issued for the plague.

Famous Birthdays

  • Sylvester Stallone was born
  • George W. Bush was born
  • 50 Cent was born

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Cameron Boyce died
  • Henry II of England died
  • Dhirubhai Ambani died

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