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Events of April 6th:
April 6th is the 96th day of the year (97th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 269 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about April 6th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on April 6th:
1483 Raphael (painter, architect)
1593 Mumtaz Mahal (chief consort of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan - The Taj Mahal was built in her memory)
1926 Ian Paisley (British Northern Irish politician)
1928 James D. Watson (molecular biologist, geneticist - co-discovered the structure of DNA)
1929 André Previn (pianist, composer)
1937 Billy Dee Williams (actor)
1938 Paul Daniels (magician)
1939 John Sculley (businessman)
1944 Anita Pallenberg (model, actress, fashion designer)
1949 Patrick Hernandez (singer) - sang "Born to be Alive"
1952 Marilu Henner (actress)
1961 Rory Bremner (comedian)
1978 Myleene Klass (singer, pianist, model)
April 6th in History:
1199 King Richard I of England dies from an infection caused by an arrow wound.
1320 Scottish nobles sign Declaration of Arbroath, reaffirming Scotland's independence from England.
1909 Robert Peary is the first person to reach geographic North Pole.
1930 Mahatma Gandi's Salt March in India, reaches the sea.
1947 First Tony Awards for theatrical achivement.
1965 Early Bird is the first satellite placed in geo-synchronous orbit.
1965 British government announces cancellation of the TSR-2 aircraft project.
April 6th is also:
Start of Tax Year (UK)
Army Day (USA) - Now celebrated on Armed Forces Day (May 21)
Tartan Day (Scottish-American celebration)
Feast of Saint Sixtus (Catholicism)
Feast of Saint Marcellinus of Carthage (Catholicism)
People born on April 6th are Aries
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