This Day in History – October 6

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October 6 is celebrated as German-American Day. This day is essentially celebrated to honor the German-American heritage. In addition to this, October 6 is known for other major events that have taken place. To know more about these important events of October6, read through the blog.

Important Events that Happened Across the Globe on October 6

  • 1789 – French Revolution
    King Louis XVI was forced to shift to Tuileries Palace from Versailles.
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  • 1903 – High Court of Australia
    On October 6, 1903, the High Court of Australia sat for the first time.
  • 1908 – Bosnian Crisis
    Austria Hungary formally annexed Bosnia and China
  • 1910 – Prime Minister of Greece
    Eleftherios Venizelos was  elected as the prime minister of Greece for the first of seven times
  • 1977 – Mikoyan MiG – 29 designed
    The first prototype of  Mikoyan MiG – 29 was designed and made its first maiden flight.
  • 1987 – Fiji became a republic
    On October 6 2021, Fiji became a republic
  • 1995 – 51 Pegasi b discovered
    The first planet orbiting another sun, 51 Pegasi b was discovered
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  • 2010 – Instagram founded
    On October 6, 2010 Instagram, a mainstream photo-sharing application, was  founded
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Famous Birthdays

1944-Jitan Ram Manjhi
Jitan Ram Manjhi was an Indian politician. He served as the 23rd Chief Minister of Bihar.

1946-Vinod Khanna 
Vinod Khanna was an Indian actor, film producer and politician. He is best known for his work in the Indian cinema.

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