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Aaron Curry (born April 6, 1986) is an American college football coach and former linebacker who played in the National Football League.
Aasmund Olavsson Vinje (6 April 1818 – 30 July 1870) was a famous Norwegian poet and journalist who is remembered for poetry, travel writing, and his pioneering use of Landsmål (now known as Nynorsk).
ABBA are a Swedish pop group, formed in Stockholm in 1972 by Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.
Adamantios Korais or Koraïs (Ἀδαμάντιος Κοραῆς; Adamantius Coraes; Adamance Coray; 27 April 17486 April 1833) was a Greek scholar credited with laying the foundations of Modern Greek literature and a major figure in the Greek Enlightenment.
Adrián Alonso Barona (born April 6, 1994), known as Adrián Alonso comelon, is a chino actor.
Affonso Giaffone (born April 6, 1968 in Santos, Brazil), is a former driver in the Indy Racing League.
Alaric I (*Alareiks, "ruler of all"; Alaricus; 370 (or 375)410 AD) was the first King of the Visigoths from 395–410, son (or paternal grandson) of chieftain Rothestes.
Albania (Shqipëri/Shqipëria; Shqipni/Shqipnia or Shqypni/Shqypnia), officially the Republic of Albania (Republika e Shqipërisë), is a country in Southeastern Europe.
Albert Sidney Johnston (February 2, 1803 – April 6, 1862) served as a general in three different armies: the Texian (''i.e.'' Republic of Texas) Army, the United States Army, and the Confederate States Army.
Albrecht Dürer (21 May 1471 – 6 April 1528)Müller, Peter O. (1993) Substantiv-Derivation in Den Schriften Albrecht Dürers, Walter de Gruyter.
Alex Suarez is an American musician, best known for his work as the bass player and additional keyboardist and vocalist for Cobra Starship until his departure in 2014.
Aleksandr Ivanovich Herzen (also Aleksandr Ivanovič Gercen, Алекса́ндр Ива́нович Ге́рцен) was a Russian writer and thinker known as the "father of Russian socialism" and one of the main fathers of agrarian populism (being an ideological ancestor of the Narodniki, Socialist-Revolutionaries, Trudoviks and the agrarian American Populist Party).
Alexander Lange Kielland (18 February 1849 – 6 April 1906) was one of the most famous Norwegian realistic writers of the 19th century.
Alfredo Ovando Candía (6 April 1918 – 24 January 1982) was a Bolivian president and dictator (1964–66 and 1969–70), general and political figure.
Alvan Wentworth Chapman (September 28, 1809 – April 6, 1899) was an American physician and pioneering botanist in the study of flora of the American south east.
Alyson Judith Kirtley Bailes CMG (6 April 1949 – 29 April 2016) was a British diplomat, political scientist, academic and polyglot.
Amboy is a city in Lee County, Illinois, United States, along the Green River.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
The American Fur Company (AFC) was founded in 1808, by John Jacob Astor, a German immigrant to the United States.
The American League of Professional Baseball Clubs, or simply the American League (AL), is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball (MLB) in the United States and Canada.
The American Revolutionary War (17751783), also known as the American War of Independence, was a global war that began as a conflict between Great Britain and its Thirteen Colonies which declared independence as the United States of America. After 1765, growing philosophical and political differences strained the relationship between Great Britain and its colonies. Patriot protests against taxation without representation followed the Stamp Act and escalated into boycotts, which culminated in 1773 with the Sons of Liberty destroying a shipment of tea in Boston Harbor. Britain responded by closing Boston Harbor and passing a series of punitive measures against Massachusetts Bay Colony. Massachusetts colonists responded with the Suffolk Resolves, and they established a shadow government which wrested control of the countryside from the Crown. Twelve colonies formed a Continental Congress to coordinate their resistance, establishing committees and conventions that effectively seized power. British attempts to disarm the Massachusetts militia at Concord, Massachusetts in April 1775 led to open combat. Militia forces then besieged Boston, forcing a British evacuation in March 1776, and Congress appointed George Washington to command the Continental Army. Concurrently, an American attempt to invade Quebec and raise rebellion against the British failed decisively. On July 2, 1776, the Continental Congress voted for independence, issuing its declaration on July 4. Sir William Howe launched a British counter-offensive, capturing New York City and leaving American morale at a low ebb. However, victories at Trenton and Princeton restored American confidence. In 1777, the British launched an invasion from Quebec under John Burgoyne, intending to isolate the New England Colonies. Instead of assisting this effort, Howe took his army on a separate campaign against Philadelphia, and Burgoyne was decisively defeated at Saratoga in October 1777. Burgoyne's defeat had drastic consequences. France formally allied with the Americans and entered the war in 1778, and Spain joined the war the following year as an ally of France but not as an ally of the United States. In 1780, the Kingdom of Mysore attacked the British in India, and tensions between Great Britain and the Netherlands erupted into open war. In North America, the British mounted a "Southern strategy" led by Charles Cornwallis which hinged upon a Loyalist uprising, but too few came forward. Cornwallis suffered reversals at King's Mountain and Cowpens. He retreated to Yorktown, Virginia, intending an evacuation, but a decisive French naval victory deprived him of an escape. A Franco-American army led by the Comte de Rochambeau and Washington then besieged Cornwallis' army and, with no sign of relief, he surrendered in October 1781. Whigs in Britain had long opposed the pro-war Tories in Parliament, and the surrender gave them the upper hand. In early 1782, Parliament voted to end all offensive operations in North America, but the war continued in Europe and India. Britain remained under siege in Gibraltar but scored a major victory over the French navy. On September 3, 1783, the belligerent parties signed the Treaty of Paris in which Great Britain agreed to recognize the sovereignty of the United States and formally end the war. French involvement had proven decisive,Brooks, Richard (editor). Atlas of World Military History. HarperCollins, 2000, p. 101 "Washington's success in keeping the army together deprived the British of victory, but French intervention won the war." but France made few gains and incurred crippling debts. Spain made some minor territorial gains but failed in its primary aim of recovering Gibraltar. The Dutch were defeated on all counts and were compelled to cede territory to Great Britain. In India, the war against Mysore and its allies concluded in 1784 without any territorial changes.
Anders Thomas Jensen (born 6 April 1972) is a Danish screenwriter and film director.
André Cardinal Destouches (sometimes called des Touches) (baptised 6 April 1672 – 7 February 1749) was a French composer best known for the opéra-ballet Les élémens.
André Dacier (6 April 165118 September 1722), Latin Andreas Dacerius, was a French classical scholar and editor of texts.
André Ouellet, (born April 6, 1939) is a former chairman of Canada Post, and a longtime Liberal politician in Canada.
André George Previn, KBE (born Andreas Ludwig Priwin; April 6, 1929) is a German-American pianist, conductor, and composer.
André Weinfeld is a French and American film and television producer, director, screenwriter, cinematographer, photographer, and journalist.
Andrei Veis (born 6 April 1990) is an Estonian international footballer who plays in Estonian Meistriliiga for Paide Linnameeskond.
George Andrew "Andy" Phillips (born April 6, 1977) is the current assistant coach for The University of Alabama's baseball team.
Anita Borg (January 17, 1949 – April 6, 2003) was an American computer scientist.
Anita Pallenberg (6 April 1942 – 13 June 2017) was a German-Italian actress, artist, and model.
AnitaB.org (formerly Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology, and Institute for Women in Technology) is a global nonprofit organization based in Palo Alto, California.
Anton Herman Gerard "Anthony" Fokker (6 April 1890 – 23 December 1939) was a Dutch aviation pioneer and aircraft manufacturer.
Antonius Johannes Geesink (6 April 1934 – 27 August 2010) was a Dutch 10th dan judoka.
Thomas Matera (born 6 April 1980) is an American professional wrestler and personal trainer, better known by his ring name Antonio Thomas.
The Appomattox Campaign was a series of American Civil War battles fought March 29 – April 9, 1865 in Virginia that concluded with the surrender of Confederate General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia to forces of the Union Army (Army of the Potomac, Army of the James and Army of the Shenandoah) under the overall command of Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant.
The April 2010 Dantewada Maoist attack, was an ambush by Naxalite-Maoist insurgents from the Communist Party of India (Maoist) near Chintalnar village in Dantewada district, Chhattisgarh, India, leading to the killing of 76 CRPF policemen and 8 Maoists — the deadliest attack by the Maoists on Indian security forces.
April 5 — Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar — April 7 All fixed commemorations below are observed on April 19 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.
The April 6 Youth Movement (حركة شباب 6 أبريل) is an Egyptian activist group established in Spring 2008 to support the workers in El-Mahalla El-Kubra, an industrial town, who were planning to strike on April 6.
Archon Fung (born 6 April 1968), is the Ford Foundation Professor of Democracy and Citizenship at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government and co-founder of the Transparency Policy Project.
Aristotle Socrates Onassis (Αριστοτέλης Ωνάσης, Aristotelis Onasis; 20 January 1906 – 15 March 1975), commonly called Ari or Aristo Onassis, was a Greek shipping magnate who amassed the world's largest privately owned shipping fleet and was one of the world's richest and most famous men.
The Army of Northern Virginia was the primary military force of the Confederate States of America in the Eastern Theater of the American Civil War.
Arthur Annesley, 1st Earl of Anglesey PC (10 July 16146 April 1686) was an Anglo-Irish royalist statesman.
Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan MVO (13 May 1842 – 22 November 1900) was an English composer.
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, (1 May 1769 – 14 September 1852) was an Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman who was one of the leading military and political figures of 19th-century Britain, serving twice as Prime Minister.
Arthur Wesley Dow (1857 – 1922) was an American painter, printmaker, photographer and influential arts educator.
Count Arvid Bernhard Horn af Ekebyholm (6 April 166417 April 1742) was a Swedish General, diplomat and politician.
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Athenagoras I (Αθηναγόρας Αʹ), born Aristocles Matthew Spyrou (Αριστοκλής Ματθαίου Σπύρου; – July 7, 1972), initially the Greek archbishop in North America, was the 268th Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, from 1948 to 1972.
Athens (Αθήνα, Athína; Ἀθῆναι, Athênai) is the capital and largest city of Greece.
Avignon (Avenio; Provençal: Avignoun, Avinhon) is a commune in south-eastern France in the department of Vaucluse on the left bank of the Rhône river.
The Ayyubid dynasty (الأيوبيون; خانەدانی ئەیووبیان) was a Sunni Muslim dynasty of Kurdish origin founded by Saladin and centred in Egypt.
Azawad (Tuareg: ⴰⵣⴰⵓⴷ, Azawad; أزواد, ʾĀzawād) is the name given to northern Mali by Berbers Touareg rebels, as well as a former short-lived unrecognised proto-state.
On 6 April 2012, the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (French acronym: MNLA) unilaterally declared Azawad independent from the Republic of Mali in the wake of a rebellion which was preceded by a string of other Tuareg rebellions.
Babatunde Olatunji (April 7, 1927 – April 6, 2003) was a Nigerian drummer, educator, social activist, and recording artist.
Barry Levinson (born April 6, 1942) is an American filmmaker, screenwriter, and actor.
Barys Uladzimiravich Kit (Бары́с Уладзімеравіч Кіт, Бори́с Влади́мирович Кит; April 6, 1910 – February 1, 2018) was a Belarusian-American rocket scientist.
Basil Megas Komnenos (Basileios Megas Komnēnos) (died 6 April 1340) was Emperor of Trebizond from August 1332 until his death in 1340.
The Battle of Block Island was a naval skirmish which took place in the waters off Rhode Island during the American Revolutionary War.
The Battle of Deçiq (Beteja e Deçiqit) marked the beginning of the turning point for Albanian liberty.
The Battle of Fariskur was the last major battle of the Seventh Crusade.
The Battle of Greece (also known as Operation Marita, Unternehmen Marita) is the common name for the invasion of Allied Greece by Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany in April 1941 during World War II.
The Battle of Pollentia was fought on 6 April 402 (Easter) between the Romans under Stilicho and the Visigoths under Alaric, during the first Gothic invasion of Italy (401-403).
The Battle of Sailor's Creek (also known in whole or in part as Sayler's Creek, Little Sailor's Creek, Harper's Farm, Marshall's Cross Roads, Hillsman Farm, Double Bridges, or Lockett's Farm) was fought on April 6, 1865, near Farmville, Virginia, as part of the Appomattox Campaign, near the end of the American Civil War.
The Battle of Shiloh (also known as the Battle of Pittsburg Landing) was a battle in the Western Theater of the American Civil War, fought April 6–7, 1862, in southwestern Tennessee.
The Battle of Slater's Knoll (28 March – 6 April 1945) was a battle during the Second World War fought between Australian and Japanese forces on Bougainville Island.
The Battle of Thapsus was an engagement in Caesar's Civil War that took place on April 6, 46 BC near Thapsus (in modern Tunisia).
Beatrice of Naples (16 November 1457 – 23 September 1508), also known as Beatrice of Aragon (Aragóniai Beatrix; Beatrice d'Aragona), was twice Queen of Hungary and of Bohemia by marriage to Matthias Corvinus and Vladislaus II.
Belarusian Americans (Беларускія амэрыканцы, Biełaruskija amerykancy; Белорусские американцы, Byelorusskiye amerikantsy), also known by the somewhat dated terms Byelorussian Americans, Whiteruthenian Americans and White-Russian Americans, are Americans who are of total or partial Belarusian ancestry.
Benjamin Corgnet (born 6 April 1987) is a French footballer who currently plays for French club Strasbourg.
Benjamin Wright Raymond (June 15, 1801April 6, 1883"Obituary," Chicago Daily Tribune, April 6, 1883.) was an American politician who twice served as mayor of Chicago, Illinois (1839–1840, 1842–1843) for the Whig Party.
Bert Blyleven (born Rik Aalbert Blijleven, April 6, 1951) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played from to, and was best known for his curveball.
Josep Joan Bigas i Luna (Barcelona, 19th March, 1946 - la Riera de Gaià, Catalonia, 5th April, 2013), known artistically as Bigas Luna, was a Spanish film director, designer and artist.
William Henry Guttridge (4 March 1931 – 6 April 2013) was an English professional football player and manager.
William December "Billy Dee" Williams Jr. (born April 6, 1937) is an American actor, artist, singer, and writer.
Bimota is a small Italian manufacturer of custom and production motorcycles.
Bishops of Wrocław/Breslau Bishopric, Prince-Bishopric (1290–1918), and Archdiocese (since 1930; see Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Wrocław/Breslau for details).
Bison Dele (born Brian Carson Williams; April 6, 1969 – presumed dead July 7, 2002) was an American professional basketball player who played center.
Charles Michael Kittridge Thompson IV (born April 6, 1965) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist.
Blaine Neal (born April 6, 1978 in Marlton, New Jersey) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher.
The Bosnian War was an international armed conflict that took place in Bosnia and Herzegovina between 1992 and 1995.
The Bourbon Restoration was the period of French history following the fall of Napoleon in 1814 until the July Revolution of 1830.
Bret Robert Boone (born April 6, 1969) is a former Major League Baseball second baseman.
The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.
Broadway is a road in the U.S. state of New York.
Brychan Brycheiniog was a legendary 5th-century king of Brycheiniog (Brecknockshire, alternatively Breconshire) in South Wales.
Burundi, officially the Republic of Burundi (Republika y'Uburundi,; République du Burundi, or), is a landlocked country in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa, bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west.
The calendar of saints is a traditional Christian method of organizing a liturgical year by associating each day with one or more saints and referring to the day as the feast day or feast of said saint.
The Lutheran Calendar of Saints is a listing which specifies the primary annual festivals and events that are celebrated liturgically by some Lutheran Churches in the United States.
The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is the highway patrol agency for the state of California and has jurisdiction anywhere in the state.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
Candace Cameron Bure (born Candace Helaine Cameron; April 6, 1976) is an American actress, producer, author, and talk show panelist.
The Cape of Good Hope (Kaap die Goeie Hoop, Kaap de Goede Hoop, Cabo da Boa Esperança) is a rocky headland on the Atlantic coast of the Cape Peninsula, South Africa.
Cape Town (Kaapstad,; Xhosa: iKapa) is a coastal city in South Africa.
A cardinal (Sanctae Romanae Ecclesiae cardinalis, literally Cardinal of the Holy Roman Church) is a senior ecclesiastical leader, considered a Prince of the Church, and usually an ordained bishop of the Roman Catholic Church.
Carlton Mitchell (born April 6, 1988) is a former American football wide receiver.
A cartoonist (also comic strip creator) is a visual artist who specializes in drawing cartoons.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
Catherine Theresa Mary Andrea "Cathy" Jones (born April 6, 1955, in St. John's, Newfoundland) is a Canadian actress, comedian and writer.
Marcus Porcius Cato Uticensis (95 BC – April 46 BC), commonly known as Cato the Younger (Cato Minor) to distinguish him from his great-grandfather (Cato the Elder), was a statesman in the late Roman Republic, and a follower of the Stoic philosophy.
Celestina Cordero (April 6, 1787 - January 18, 1862), was an educator who in 1820 founded the first school for girls in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Celluloids are a class of compounds created from nitrocellulose and camphor, with added dyes and other agents.
The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is the largest of India's Central Armed Police Forces.
The Chakri dynasty (จักรี) is the current ruling royal house of the Kingdom of Thailand, while the Head of the house is the monarch.
The title Chancellor has designated different offices in the history of Germany.
The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster is a ministerial office in the Government of the United Kingdom that includes as part of its duties, the administration of the estates and rents of the Duchy of Lancaster.
The chancellor was a semi-formally designated office position for a number of high-level officials at one time during the Tang dynasty (this list includes chancellors of the reign of Wu Zetian, which she referred to as the "Zhou dynasty" (周), rather than "Tang" (唐)).
Charles & Eddie were an American soul music duo composed of Charles Pettigrew and Eddie Chacon.
Charles Édouard Masson Huot (6 April 1855, Québec City - 27 January 1930, Sillery) was a French-Canadian painter and illustrator.
Charles Joseph McDermott Jr. (born April 6, 1990) is an American television and film actor, best known for his role as Axl Heck on ABC's The Middle.
The Chief Secretary for Ireland was a key political office in the British administration in Ireland.
Christopher L. "Chris" Hoke (born April 6, 1976) is a former American football defensive lineman in the National Football League.
Christopher Allsopp (born 6 April 1941) is a British economist.
Christopher Franke (born 6 April 1953, Berlin) is a German musician and composer.
Charles Sumner "Chuck" Stone, Jr. (July 21, 1924 – April 6, 2014) was a Tuskegee Airman, an American newspaper editor, columnist, professor of journalism, and author.
The Church of Christ was the original name of the Latter Day Saint church founded by Joseph Smith.
Citibank is the consumer division of financial services multinational Citigroup.
Citigroup Inc. or Citi (stylized as citi) is an American multinational investment bank and financial services corporation headquartered in New York City.
Claire Morissette (April 6, 1950 – July 20, 2007) was a Canadian cycling advocate who fought for equal cyclists' rights in Montreal since 1976.
Saint Clare of Assisi (July 16, 1194 – August 11, 1253, born Chiara Offreduccio and sometimes spelled Clair, Claire, etc.) is an Italian saint and one of the first followers of Saint Francis of Assisi.
Clarke MacArthur (born April 6, 1985) is a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger currently playing for the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Richard Clay Travis (born April 6, 1979) is an American sports journalist, writer, and television analyst.
Clemson University is an American public, coeducational, land-grant and sea-grant research university in Clemson, South Carolina.
Cleo Odzer (nee Sheila Lynne Odzer, 6 April 1950 – 26 March 2001) was an American writer, author of books on prostitution in Thailand, the hippie culture of Goa, and cybersex.
The Committee of Public Safety (Comité de salut public)—created in April 1793 by the National Convention and then restructured in July 1793—formed the de facto executive government in France during the Reign of Terror (1793–94), a stage of the French Revolution.
The Communist Party of India (Maoist) is a Maoist communist party in India which aims to overthrow the government of India through people's war.
Community of Christ, known from 1872 to 2001 as the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS), is an American-based international church with roots in the Latter Day Saint movement.
The Confederate States of America (CSA or C.S.), commonly referred to as the Confederacy, was an unrecognized country in North America that existed from 1861 to 1865.
Thomas Connell Broden (April 6, 1932 – November 23, 2013) was a Canadian ice hockey forward.
Constantinople (Κωνσταντινούπολις Konstantinoúpolis; Constantinopolis) was the capital city of the Roman/Byzantine Empire (330–1204 and 1261–1453), and also of the brief Latin (1204–1261), and the later Ottoman (1453–1923) empires.
The Continental Navy was the navy of the United States during the American Revolutionary War, and was formed in 1775.
Corin William Redgrave (16 July 19396 April 2010) was an English actor and far-left political activist.
The County of Marche (la Marcha) was a medieval French county, approximately corresponding to the modern département of Creuse.
Cyprien Ntaryamira (6 March 1955 – 6 April 1994) was President of Burundi from 5 February 1994 until his death while he was on Juvénal Habyarimana's plane that was shot down.
Daniele Gasparetto (born 6 April 1988) is an Italian footballer who plays as a defender for Serie B club Ternana.
Dantewada District, also known as Dantewara District or Dakshin Bastar District (South Bastar District), is a district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh.
Darya Vyacheslavovna Lebesheva (Дар’я Вячаславаўна Лебешава; born 6 April 1995 in Moscow) is a Belarusian tennis player.
David Blondel, Chalons Town Hall David Blondel (1591 – 6 April 1655) was a French Protestant clergyman, historian and classical scholar.
David Jerome Bloom (May 22, 1963 – April 6, 2003) was an American television journalist (co-anchor of Weekend Today and reporter) until his sudden death in 2003 after a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) became a pulmonary embolism.
The Declaration of Arbroath is a declaration of Scottish independence, made in 1320.
Ded Gjo Luli (1840–1915), was an Albanian nationalist figure and guerrilla leader most notable for commanding the 1911 revolt against Ottoman troops.
Defamation, calumny, vilification, or traducement is the communication of a false statement that, depending on the law of the country, harms the reputation of an individual, business, product, group, government, religion, or nation.
Derrick May (born April 6, 1963), also known as Mayday and Rhythim Is Rhythim, is an electronic musician from Belleville, Michigan, United States.
In baseball, the designated hitter rule is the common name for Major League Baseball Rule 5.11, adopted by the American League in 1973.
Diana Beverly Matheson (born April 6, 1984) is a Canadian international soccer player.
LuBara Dixon "Dickey" Simpkins (born April 6, 1972) is an American former professional basketball player best known for his tenure with the Chicago Bulls in the late 1990s.
Dilip Balwant Vengsarkar (born 6 April 1956) is a former Indian cricketer and a cricket administrator.
Dispatch boats were small boats, and sometimes large ships, tasked to carry military dispatches from ship to ship or from ship to shore or, in some cases from shore to shore.
Joseph Dollard Herve St.
Domenico Zampieri, known as Domenichino for his shortness (October 21, 1581 – April 6, 1641), was an Italian Baroque painter of the Bolognese or Carracci School of painters.
Don Prudhomme (born April 6, 1941, San Fernando, California), nicknamed "The Snake", is an American drag racer.
Donald Jay Rickles (May 8, 1926 – April 6, 2017) was an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor and author.
Donald Wills Douglas Sr. (April 6, 1892 – February 1, 1981) was an American aircraft industrialist and engineer.
Donnie Edwards (born April 6, 1973) is a former American football linebacker from San Diego, California.
The Douglas Aircraft Company was an American aerospace manufacturer based in Southern California.
Douglas Arthur Hill (6 April 1935 – 21 June 2007) was a Canadian science fiction author, editor and reviewer.
The Duchy of Swabia (German: Herzogtum Schwaben) was one of the five stem duchies of the medieval German kingdom.
Dudley Nichols (April 6, 1895 – January 4, 1960) was an American screenwriter and director.
The Easter Offensive, officially known as The 1972 Spring - Summer Offensive (Chiến dịch Xuân Hè 1972) by North Vietnam and NLF, or Red fiery summer (Mùa hè đỏ lửa) as romanticized in South Vietnamese literature, was a military campaign conducted by the People's Army of Vietnam (PAVN, the regular army of North Vietnam) against the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN, the regular army of South Vietnam) and the United States military between 30 March and 22 October 1972, during the Vietnam War.
The Eastern Orthodox Church, also known as the Orthodox Church, or officially as the Orthodox Catholic Church, is the second-largest Christian Church, with over 250 million members.
Edmond Henri Fischer (born April 6, 1920) is a Chinese Swiss American biochemist.
Eduardo Enabore Malapit (April 6, 1933 – August 27, 2007) was an American Democratic politician who served as Mayor of Kauai, Hawaii.
Edward Seymour, 1st Earl of Hertford, 1st Baron Beauchamp, KG (22 May 1539 – 6 April 1621), of Wulfhall and Tottenham House in Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire, of Hatch Beauchamp in Somerset, of Netley Abbey, Hampshire, and of Hertford House, Cannon Row in Westminster, is most noted for incurring the displeasure of Queen Elizabeth I by more than one clandestine marriage.
Edwin Arlington Robinson (December 22, 1869 – April 6, 1935) was an American poet.
Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.
Elba (isola d'Elba,; Ilva; Ancient Greek: Αἰθαλία, Aithalia) is a Mediterranean island in Tuscany, Italy, from the coastal town of Piombino, and the largest island of the Tuscan Archipelago.
An emir (أمير), sometimes transliterated amir, amier, or ameer, is an aristocratic or noble and military title of high office used in a variety of places in the Arab countries, West African, and Afghanistan.
The Empire of Trebizond or the Trapezuntine Empire was a monarchy that flourished during the 13th through 15th centuries, consisting of the far northeastern corner of Anatolia and the southern Crimea.
Enrique Álvarez Félix (5 April 1934 – 24 May 1996) was a Mexican actor, known for his roles in telenovelas and in films, such as "The Monastery of the Vultures" and "The House of the Pelican".
Erich Mühsam (6 April 1878 – 10 July 1934) was a German-Jewish antimilitarist anarchist essayist, poet and playwright.
Erwin Komenda (6 April 1904 - 22 August 1966) was a Porsche employee, and a lead contributor to the design of the bodies for the VW Beetle and various Porsche sports cars.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1974 was the 19th edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
Eutychius (512 – 5 April 582), considered a saint in the Catholic and Orthodox Christian traditions, was the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 552 to 565, and from 577 to 582.
Fabrice Ndala Muamba (born 6 April 1988) is an English retired professional footballer who played for Arsenal, Birmingham City and Bolton Wanderers as a central midfielder.
Fang Lizhi (February 12, 1936 – April 6, 2012) was a Chinese astrophysicist, vice-president of the University of Science and Technology of China, and activist whose liberal ideas inspired the pro-democracy student movement of 1986–87 and, finally, the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.
Fayette is a town in Seneca County, New York, United States.
Dame Felicity Joan Palmer, DBE (born 6 April 1944), is an English mezzo-soprano and music professor.
Félix-Raymond-Marie Rouleau, OP (April 6, 1866 – May 30, 1931) was a Canadian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Feodor Felix Konrad Lynen (6 April 19116 August 1979) was a German biochemist.
The First Minister and deputy First Minister (Chéad-Aire agus an LeasChéad-Aire Thuaisceart Éireann) are the joint heads of the Northern Ireland Executive and have overall responsibility for the running of the Executive Office.
Florence Van Leer Earle Nicholson Coates (July 1, 1850 – April 6, 1927) was an American poet.
Fokker was a Dutch aircraft manufacturer named after its founder, Anthony Fokker.
Francis L. Kellogg (January 5, 1917 – April 6, 2006) was a diplomat, a special assistant to the Secretary of State during the Nixon and Ford Administrations and a prominent socialite in New York City.
Sir Francis Walsingham (1532 – 6 April 1590) was principal secretary to Queen Elizabeth I of England from 20 December 1573 until his death and is popularly remembered as her "spymaster".
Frank Olivier Ongfiang (born 6 April 1985) is a Cameroonian footballer who plays as a midfielder.
Frederick II (1090 – 6 April 1147), called the One-Eyed, was Duke of Swabia from 1105 until his death, the second from the Hohenstaufen dynasty.
The French Revolution (Révolution française) was a period of far-reaching social and political upheaval in France and its colonies that lasted from 1789 until 1799.
Gail R. Shea, (born April 6, 1959) is a Canadian politician, who served as the Member of Parliament for Egmont from 2008 to 2015.
The city of Gainesville is the county seat of Hall County, Georgia, United States.
is a sumo wrestler from Osaka Prefecture, Japan.
Georg "Goggi" Hólm (born 6 April 1976) is the bassist of the Icelandic post-rock band Sigur Rós.
George Marsden Waterhouse (6 April 1824 – 6 August 1906) was a Premier of South Australia from 8 October 1861 until 3 July 1863 and the seventh Premier of New Zealand from 11 October 1872 to 3 March 1873.
Georgios Mylonas (Greek: Γεώργιος Αλεξάνδρου Μυλωνάς, April 6, 1919 – February 15, 1998) was a Greek Center Union and New Democracy politician and government minister.
A geosynchronous orbit (sometimes abbreviated GSO) is an orbit around Earth of a satellite with an orbital period that matches Earth's rotation on its axis, which takes one sidereal day (23 hours, 56 minutes, and 4 seconds).
Gerald Emmett Carter, (March 1, 1912 – April 6, 2003) was a Canadian prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
Gerald Perry Finnerman (1931-2011), was an American cinematographer who had worked on shows such as Moonlighting and Star Trek: The Original Series.
Gerard Majella, C.Ss.R. (April 6, 1726 – October 16, 1755), was an Italian lay brother of the Congregation of the Redeemer, better known as the Redemptorists, who is honored as a saint by the Catholic Church.
Gerhard Georg Bernhard Ritter (6 April 1888, Bad Sooden-Allendorf – 1 July 1967, Freiburg) was a nationalist-conservative German historian, who served as a professor of history at the University of Freiburg from 1925 to 1956.
Gerald Joseph Mulligan (April 6, 1927 – January 20, 1996) was an American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, composer and arranger.
Gertrude Baines (nee Conley) (April 6, 1894 – September 11, 2009) was an American supercentenarian, who became the oldest recognized living person according to Guinness World Records (upon the death of Portuguese woman Maria de Jesus) on January 2, 2009.
Gheorghe Zamfir (born April 6, 1941) is a Romanian pan flute (nai) musician.
Gil Kane (born Eli Katz; April 6, 1926 – January 31, 2000) was a Latvian-born American comics artist whose career spanned the 1940s to the 1990s and virtually every major comics company and character.
Gilbert and Sullivan refers to the Victorian-era theatrical partnership of the dramatist W. S. Gilbert (1836–1911) and the composer Arthur Sullivan (1842–1900) and to the works they jointly created.
Giorgio Damilano (born 6 April 1957 in Scarnafigi, Italy) is an Italian former race walker.
Giovanni Berlinguer, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI, (9 July 1924 – 6 April 2015) was an Italian politician and professor of social medicine.
Gordon Maitland Chater AM (6 April 1922 – 12 December 1999) was a Gold Logie-award-winning English Australian comedian and actor, known for early television comedy roles.
Graeme Rowland Base (born 6 April 1958) is an author and artist of picture books.
The Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) was a fraternal organization composed of veterans of the Union Army (United States Army), Union Navy (U.S. Navy), Marines and the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service who served in the American Civil War for the Northern/Federal forces.
Eileen Evelyn Greer Garson, CBE (29 September 1904 – 6 April 1996), was a British-American actress popular during the Second World War, being listed by the Motion Picture Herald as one of America's top-ten box office draws from 1942 to 1946.
Camille Guillaume Bigourdan (6 April 1851 – 28 February 1932) was a French astronomer.
Guillaume de Sonnac (died 6 April 1250) was Grand Master of the Knights Templar from 1247 to 1250.
Gustave Moreau (6 April 1826 – 18 April 1898) was a major figure in French Symbolist painting whose main emphasis was the illustration of biblical and mythological figures.
Guy Peellaert (6 April 1934 – 17 November 2008) was a Belgian artist, painter, illustrator, comic artist and photographer, most famous for the book Rock Dreams, and his album covers for rock artists like David Bowie (Diamond Dogs) and The Rolling Stones (It's Only Rock 'n' Roll).
Habib Ben Ali Bourguiba (الحبيب بورقيبة al-Ḥabīb Būrqībah; 3 August 1903 – 6 April 2000) was a Tunisian lawyer, nationalist leader and statesman who served as the country's leader from independence in 1956 to 1987.
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. is an academic publishing house based in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Harold Priestley Gill, III (born April 6, 1975) is a retired American professional ice hockey defenseman who played 16 NHL seasons with six different teams, winning one Stanley Cup with the 2009 Pittsburgh Penguins.
Hans Richter (6 April 1888 – 1 February 1976) was a German painter, graphic artist, avant-gardist, film-experimenter and producer.
Hans W. Geißendörfer (born 6 April 1941 in Augsburg) is a German film director and producer.
Harold Eugene "Doc" Edgerton also known as Papa Flash (April 6, 1903 – January 4, 1990) was a professor of electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Heidi Mount (née Whitworth, born April 6, 1987) is an American fashion model.
Helen Berman (הלן ברמן; born 6 April 1936) is a Dutch-Israeli visual artist.
Helmut Griem (6 April 1932 – 19 November 2004) was a German film, television and stage actor and director.
Henry Barrowe (or Barrow) (6 April 1593) was an English Separatist Puritan, executed for his views.
Henry Stafford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire (c. 1479 – 6 April 1523) was an English nobleman.
Herbert Watson "Herb" Thomas (April 6, 1923 – August 9, 2000) was a stock car racer who was one of NASCAR's most successful drivers in the 1950s.
Herbert Friedrich Wilhelm Backe (1 May 1896 – 6 April 1947) was a German politician and SS functionary during the Nazi era.
Hermann Lang (6 April 1909 – 19 October 1987) was a German racing driver who raced motorcycles, Grand Prix cars, and sports cars.
Hilary Hollis Rhoda (born April 6, 1987) is an American model.
Dame Hilda Louisa Bynoe, DBE (née Gibbs; 18 November 1921 – 6 April 2013) was governor of Grenada (British Dependency) between 1967 and 1972.
(born April 6, 1976) is a Japanese sports writer from Tokyo, Japan.
Homero Aridjis (born April 6, 1940) is a Mexican poet, novelist, environmental activist, journalist and diplomat known for his rich imagination, poetry of lyrical beauty, and ethical independence.
Horst Ludwig Störmer (born April 6, 1949) is a German-born American physicist, Nobel laureate and emeritus professor at Columbia University.
Huang Xiaomin (born April 6, 1970 in Qiqihar, Heilongjiang) is a former breaststroke swimmer from China, whose best performance during her career was winning the silver medal in the 200 m breaststroke at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.
Sir Wilmot Hudson Fysh, KBE, DFC (7 January 18956 April 1974) was an Australian aviator and businessman.
Huey Pierce Long Jr. (August 30, 1893 – September 10, 1935), self-nicknamed The Kingfish, was an American politician who served as the 40th governor of Louisiana from 1928 to 1932 and as a member of the United States Senate from 1932 until his assassination in 1935.
The Humboldt Broncos are a Canadian junior "A" ice hockey from Humboldt, Saskatchewan.
On April 6, 2018, sixteen people were killed and thirteen injured when a westbound semi-trailer truck was struck by a northbound coach bus near Armley, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Ian Robert MacRae (born 6 April 1943) is a former New Zealand rugby union player.
Ian Richard Kyle Paisley, Baron Bannside, (6 April 1926 – 12 September 2014), was a loyalist politician and Protestant religious leader from Northern Ireland.
Idris Davies (6 January 1905 – 6 April 1953) was a Welsh poet.
Igor Petrovich Semshov (Игорь Петрович Семшов; born 6 April 1978 in Moscow) is a Russian professional football coach and a former player.
Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (ˈiɡərʲ ˈfʲɵdərəvʲɪtɕ strɐˈvʲinskʲɪj; 6 April 1971) was a Russian-born composer, pianist, and conductor.
Imani Francesca Coppola (born 1978) is an American singer-songwriter and violinist.
Impeachment is the process by which a legislative body formally levels charges against a high official of government.
Incidental music is music in a play, television program, radio program, video game, film, or some other presentation form that is not primarily musical.
The Independent State of Croatia (Nezavisna Država Hrvatska, NDH; Unabhängiger Staat Kroatien; Stato Indipendente di Croazia) was a World War II fascist puppet state of Germany and Italy.
Intelsat I (nicknamed Early Bird for the proverb "The early bird catches the worm") was the first commercial communications satellite to be placed in geosynchronous orbit, on April 6, 1965.
The invasion of Yugoslavia, also known as the April War or Operation 25, was a German-led attack on the Kingdom of Yugoslavia by the Axis powers which began on 6 April 1941 during World War II.
Ioannis Alevras (Ιωάννης Αλευράς, 1912 – 6 April 1995) was a Greek Panhellenic Socialist Movement politician and Speaker of the Hellenic Parliament, who served as acting President of Greece in March 1985.
Iraq (or; العراق; عێراق), officially known as the Republic of Iraq (جُمُهورية العِراق; کۆماری عێراق), is a country in Western Asia, bordered by Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, Kuwait to the southeast, Saudi Arabia to the south, Jordan to the southwest and Syria to the west.
Iris Haeussler (or German spelling 'Häussler') (born April 6, 1962) is a conceptual and installation art artist of German origin.
Isaac Asimov (January 2, 1920 – April 6, 1992) was an American writer and professor of biochemistry at Boston University.
Ivan Nathaniel Dixon III (April 6, 1931 – March 16, 2008) was an American actor, director, and producer best known for his series role in the 1960s sitcom Hogan's Heroes, for his role in the 1967 television film The Final War of Olly Winter, and for directing many episodes of television series.
Ivan Vasilyov (Иван Васильов) was a Bulgarian architect, born in 1893, deceased in 1979.
Ivonne Marie Orsini López (born April 6, 1988 at Bayamón) is a Puerto Rican actress, model and TV personality.
John Godfrey Parry-Thomas (6 April 1884 – 3 March 1927) was a Welsh engineer and motor-racing driver who at one time held the land speed record.
James Maurice Stockford Careless, (February 17, 1919 – April 6, 2009) was a Canadian historian.
John "Jack" Higson Cover Jr. (April 6, 1920 – February 7, 2009) was the inventor of the Taser stun gun.
Jacques Castérède (10 April 1926 in Paris – 6 April 2014 in Dijon) was a French composer and pianist.
Jalal Talabani (Kurdish: جەلال تاڵەبانی Celal Tallebanî, جلال طالباني; 1933 – 3 October 2017) was an Iraqi Kurdish politician who served as President of Iraq from 2006 to 2014, as well as the President of the Governing Council of Iraq.
James Best (born Jewel Franklin Guy; July 26, 1926 – April 6, 2015) was an American television, film, character, voice, and stage actor, as well as a writer, director, acting coach, artist, college professor, and musician, whose career spanned seven decades of television.
James Richard Mullett (born 6 April 1976), known professionally as James Fox, is a Welsh pop singer, songwriter, pianist and guitarist.
James I of Bourbon (1319 – 6 April 1362; also translated as Jacob (I) of Bourbon) was the son of Louis I, Duke of Bourbon and Mary of Avesnes.
James Kirke Paulding (August 22, 1778 – April 6, 1860) was an American writer and, for a time, the United States Secretary of the Navy.
James Mill (born James Milne, 6 April 1773 – 23 June 1836) was a Scottish historian, economist, political theorist, and philosopher.
James Wade (born 6 April 1983 in Aldershot, Hampshire) is an English professional darts player, currently playing in the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC).
James Dewey Watson (born April 6, 1928) is an American molecular biologist, geneticist and zoologist, best known as one of the co-discoverers of the structure of DNA in 1953 with Francis Crick and Rosalind Franklin.
Johan Anthoniszoon "Jan" van Riebeeck (21 April 1619 – 18 January 1677) was a Dutch navigator and colonial administrator who founded Cape Town in what then became the Dutch Cape Colony of the Dutch East India Company.
Jaroslava Maxová (born 6 April 1957; Jaroslava Horská, Jaroslava Horská-Maxová) is a Czech mezzo-soprano opera singer and vocal coach.
General Jayanto Nath Chaudhuri, OBE (10 June 1908 – 6 April 1983) was an Indian four-star general who served as the Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army from 1962 to 1966 and the Military Governor of Hyderabad State from 1948 to 1949.
Jean-Baptiste Rousseau (6 April 1671 – 17 March 1741) was a French playwright and poet, particularly noted for his cynical epigrams.
Jean-Marc Boivin (6 April 1951 – 17 February 1990) was a French mountaineer, extreme skier, hang glider and paraglider pilot, speleologist, BASE jumper, award-winning film maker, and author.
Jean-Pierre Changeux (born 6 April 1936) is a French neuroscientist known for his research in several fields of biology, from the structure and function of proteins (with a focus on the allosteric proteins), to the early development of the nervous system up to cognitive functions.
Jeanne Hébuterne (6 April 1898 – 26 January 1920) was a French artist, best known as the frequent subject and common-law wife of the artist Amedeo Modigliani.
Jeffrey Kalei Faine (born April 6, 1981) is a former American football center.
Jerome Kaino (born 6 April 1983) is an American Samoan-born New Zealand professional rugby union player.
Joachim Vadian (November 29, 1484 – April 6, 1551), born as Joachim von Watt, was a Swiss humanist, scholar, mayor and reformer in St. Gallen.
Johann Adam Joseph Karl Georg Reutter, during his life known as Georg Reutter the Younger (6 April 1708 – 11 March 1772) was an Austrian composer.
Johann Kuhnau (6 April 16605 June 1722) was a German polymath: known primarily as composer today, he was also active as novelist, translator, lawyer, and music theorist, being able late in life to combine these activities with the duties of his official post of Thomaskantor in Leipzig, which he occupied for 21 years.
John Sholto Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensberry (20 July 184431 January 1900) was a Scottish nobleman, remembered for his atheism, his outspoken views, his brutish manner, for lending his name to the "Queensberry Rules" that form the basis of modern boxing, and for his role in the downfall of author and playwright Oscar Wilde.
The Most Rev. Dr. John Hamilton (3 February 1512 – 6 April 1571), Scottish prelate and politician, was an illegitimate son of James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Arran.
John I (João, ʒuˈɐ̃w̃; 11 April 1357 – 14 August 1433) was King of Portugal and the Algarve in 1385–1433.
John Jacob Astor (July 17, 1763 – March 29, 1848) (born Johann Jakob Astor) was a German–American businessman, merchant, real estate mogul and investor who mainly made his fortune in fur trade and by investing in real estate in or around New York City.
John Paul Pizzarelli Jr. (born April 6, 1960) is an American jazz guitarist and vocalist.
John Dezso Ratzenberger (born April 6, 1947) from Ratzenberger's official website is an American actor, voice actor, and entrepreneur.
John Sculley III (born April 6, 1939) is an American businessman, entrepreneur and investor in high-tech startups.
John Stow (also Stowe; 1524/25 – 5 April 1605) was an English historian and antiquarian.
John Winthrop the Younger (12 February 1606 – 6 April 1676) was governor of Connecticut.
Joi Lansing (April 6, 1929 – August 7, 1972) was an American model, film and television actress, and nightclub singer.
Jonathan Stephen Firth (born 6 April 1967) is an English actor best known for his roles in such noted British television productions as Middlemarch, Far from the Madding Crowd, and Victoria & Albert.
José Bonifácio de Andrada e Silva (13 June 17636 April 1838) was a Brazilian statesman, naturalist, professor and poet, born in Santos, São Paulo, then part of the Portuguese Empire.
Joseph Medill (April 6, 1823March 16, 1899) was a Canadian-American newspaper editor, publisher, and Republican party politician.
Joseph Smith Jr. (December 23, 1805 – June 27, 1844) was an American religious leader and founder of Mormonism and the Latter Day Saint movement.
Joseph Smith III (November 6, 1832 – December 10, 1914) was the eldest surviving son of Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, and Emma Hale Smith.
Juan Adriel Ochoa Reyes (born April 6, 1987 in Sinaloa) is a Mexican footballer who played in the Primera División A for Club Universidad de Guadalajara.
Jucilei da Silva (born 6 April 1988), known simply as Jucilei, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for São Paulo FC as a central or defensive midfielder.
Jules Jean Baptiste Vincent Bordet (13 June 1870 – 6 April 1961) was a Belgian immunologist and microbiologist.
Julian Anderson (born 6 April 1967) is a British composer and teacher of composition.
Julie Beth Ertz (born April 6, 1992), née Johnston, is an American soccer player and FIFA Women's World Cup champion.
Julien Torma (6 April 1902 – ?) was credited as a French writer, playwright and poet who was part of the Dadaist movement.
Gaius Julius Caesar (12 or 13 July 100 BC – 15 March 44 BC), known by his cognomen Julius Caesar, was a Roman politician and military general who played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire.
Juvénal Habyarimana (March 8, 1937 – April 6, 1994) was the 2nd President of the Republic of Rwanda, serving longer than any other president to date, from 1973 until 1994.
Chwa II Kabalega (18 June 1853 – 6 April 1923), was the ruler or Omukama of Bunyoro in Uganda from 1870 to 1899.
Karl Gustaf Staaf (April 6, 1881 – February 15, 1953) was a Swedish track and field athlete and tug of war competitor who competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics.
Kathleen Barr (born April 6, 1967) is a Canadian voice actress, best known for voicing Marie Kanker and Kevin in Ed, Edd n Eddy, Trixie and Queen Chrysalis in My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, Mrs.
Katherine Marie Weatherston (born April 6, 1983) is a Canadian women's ice hockey player.
(July 18, 1889 – April 6, 1977) served as Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal of Japan from 1940 to 1945, and was the closest advisor to Emperor Showa throughout World War II.
Lee Jae-hwan (born April 6, 1992), better known by his stage name Ken, is a South Korean singer and actor, signed under Jellyfish Entertainment.
The Kingdom of England (French: Royaume d'Angleterre; Danish: Kongeriget England; German: Königreich England) was a sovereign state on the island of Great Britain from the 10th century—when it emerged from various Anglo-Saxon kingdoms—until 1707, when it united with Scotland to form the Kingdom of Great Britain.
Kurt Georg Kiesinger (6 April 1904 – 9 March 1988) was a German politician who served as Chancellor of Germany (West Germany) from 1 December 1966 to 21 October 1969.
L'Aquila (meaning "The Eagle") is a city and comune in Southern Italy, both the capital city of the Abruzzo region and of the Province of L'Aquila.
Lachlan Coote (born 6 April 1990) is a Scottish international rugby league footballer who plays as a fullback for the North Queensland Cowboys in the NRL.
Larisa Iosifovna Bogoraz (Лари́са Ио́сифовна Богора́з(-Брухман), full name: Larisa Iosifovna Bogoraz-Brukhman, Bogoraz was her father's last name, Brukhman her mother's, August 8, 1929, Kharkiv – April 6, 2004, Moscow) was a dissident in the Soviet Union.
The Latter Day Saint movement (also called the LDS movement, LDS restorationist movement, or Smith–Rigdon movement) is the collection of independent church groups that trace their origins to a Christian primitivist movement founded by Joseph Smith in the late 1820s.
Lee Scott (born 6 April 1956'SCOTT, Lee', Who's Who 2013, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2013; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2012; online edn, Nov 2012) is a British Conservative Party politician.
Leigh Adams (born 6 April 1988) is a former professional Australian rules footballer who played with the North Melbourne Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).
Leo Aryeh Mayer (ליאון אריה מאיר, 12 January 1895 – 6 April 1959), was an Israeli scholar of Islamic art and rector of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Leo Robin (April 6, 1900 – December 29, 1984) was an American composer, lyricist and songwriter.
Leonora Carrington OBE (6 April 191725 May 2011) was an English-born Mexican artist, surrealist painter, and novelist.
Levi Roger Porter (born 6 April 1987, Leicester, Leicestershire) is an English footballer currently playing for Shepshed Dynamo in the Midland Football League.
Levon Shant (Լեւոն Շանթ; born Levon Nahashbedian, then changed to Levon Seghposian; 6 April 1869 – 29 November 1951) was an Armenian playwright, novelist, poet and founder of the Hamazkayin Armenian Educational and Cultural Society.
The Liberal Party of Canada leadership election of 1968 elected Pierre Elliott Trudeau as the new leader of the Liberal Party.
In 1832, shortly after the creation of the Kingdom of Belgium, the United States established diplomatic relations.
This is a list of Viceroys of Grenada from the establishment of French rule in 1649 until its independence from the United Kingdom in 1974.
The territory of the United States state of Connecticut was first settled by Europeans in the 1620s, when Dutch traders established trading posts on the Connecticut River.
This is a list of the County Governors (Fylkesmenn) of Møre og Romsdal, Norway.
This is a list of the Governors of Louisiana (Gouverneurs de Louisiane), from acquisition by the United States in 1803 to the present day.
This is a list of Governors of Västerbotten County in Sweden, from 1598–present.
This article lists the Presidents of Burundi since the formation of the post of President of Burundi in 1966 (following the November coup d'état), to the present day.
This article lists the Presidents of Rwanda since the creation of the office in 1961 (during the Rwandan Revolution), to the present day.
Lithuania (Lietuva), officially the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublika), is a country in the Baltic region of northern-eastern Europe.
Liu Churang (劉處讓) (881Old History of the Five Dynasties, vol. 94.-April 6, 943.), courtesy name Deqian (德謙), was a general of the Chinese Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period states Later Tang (including Later Tang's predecessor state Jin) and Later Jin, serving as a chief of staff (Shumishi) during the reign of Later Jin's founding emperor Shi Jingtang.
Liv Dommersnes (née Strømsted; 28 September 1922 – 6 April 2014) was a Norwegian actress and reciter of poetry.
Lord Frederick Windsor (Frederick Michael George David Louis; born 6 April 1979), also nicknamed Freddie Windsor, is a British financial analyst, and the only son of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent.
The was an administrative post not of Cabinet rank in the government of the Empire of Japan, responsible for keeping the Privy Seal of Japan and State Seal of Japan.
Louis Joseph Berberet (November 20, 1929 – April 6, 2004) was an American catcher in Major League Baseball who played for the New York Yankees, Washington Senators, Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers between 1954 and 1960.
Louis de Cahusac (6 April 1706 – 22 June 1759) was an 18th-century French playwright and librettist, and Freemason, most famous for his work with the composer Jean-Philippe Rameau.
Louis IX (25 April 1214 – 25 August 1270), commonly known as Saint Louis, was King of France and is a canonized Catholic and Anglican saint.
Louis IX of Hesse-Darmstadt (Ludwig) (15 December 1719 – 6 April 1790) was the Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt from 1768 - 1790.
Louis Gary Wilkins (December 10, 1882 – April 6, 1950) was an American athlete who competed mainly in the pole vault.
The Louisiana House of Representatives (Chambre des Représentants de Louisiane) is the lower house in the Louisiana State Legislature, the state legislature of the US state of Louisiana.
Lowell Jackson Thomas (April 6, 1892 – August 29, 1981) was an American writer, broadcaster, and traveler, best remembered for publicising T. E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia).
Lucas Cranach the Elder (Lucas Cranach der Ältere, c. 1472 – 16 October 1553) was a German Renaissance painter and printmaker in woodcut and engraving.
Luigi Comencini (8 June 1916 – 6 April 2007) was an Italian film director.
Margaret Mary "Maggie" Dixon (May 9, 1977 – April 6, 2006) was an American collegiate women's basketball coach.
Moses ben Maimon (Mōšeh bēn-Maymūn; موسى بن ميمون Mūsā bin Maymūn), commonly known as Maimonides (Μαϊμωνίδης Maïmōnídēs; Moses Maimonides), and also referred to by the acronym Rambam (for Rabbeinu Mōšeh bēn Maimun, "Our Rabbi Moses son of Maimon"), was a medieval Sephardic Jewish philosopher who became one of the most prolific and influential Torah scholars of the Middle Ages.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
Malësia e Madhe, known simply as Malësia, is a historical and ethnographic region in northern Albania, corresponding to the highlands of the geographical subdivision of the Malësi e Madhe District.
Mali, officially the Republic of Mali (République du Mali), is a landlocked country in West Africa, a region geologically identified with the West African Craton.
Manchester is a town in Ontario County, New York, United States.
Marcel-Marie Desmarais, (April 6, 1908, Montreal – July 16, 1994, Montreal), was a Quebec writer, preacher and broadcaster.
Marcellinus of Carthage was a Christian martyr and saint who died in 413.
Marco Schällibaum (born 6 April 1962) is a Swiss football manager.
Margaret of Brunswick-Lüneburg (6 April 1573 - 7 August 1643), was a German noblewoman member of the House of Welf and by marriage Duchess of Saxe-Coburg.
Maria Leopoldine of Austria-Tyrol (6 April 1632 – 7 August 1649),.
Maria of Portugal (Évora, Kingdom of Portugal, 6 April 1342 – Aveiro, Kingdom of Portugal, after 1375) was a Portuguese infanta (princess), first daughter of King Peter I of Portugal and his Queen consort Constanza Manuel.
Mary Lucy Denise Henner (born April 6, 1952) is an American actress, producer, radio host, and author.
Martín Méndez (born April 6, 1978 in Montevideo, Uruguay) is the bassist of technical death metal band Opeth and second longest serving member of the band, behind lead vocalist, songwriter and guitarist Mikael Åkerfeldt.
Mary Bebe Anderson (April 3, 1918 – April 6, 2014) was an American actress, who appeared in 31 films and 22 television productions between 1939 and 1965. She was best known for her small supporting role in the film Gone With the Wind as well as one of the main characters in Alfred Hitchcock's 1943 film Lifeboat.
Massimo Tamburini (November 28, 1943 – April 6, 2014) was an Italian motorcycle designer for Cagiva, Ducati, and MV Agusta, and one of the founders of Bimota.
Matthew Alexander Henson (August 8, 1866March 9, 1955) was the first African-American Arctic explorer, an associate of Robert Peary on seven voyages over a period of nearly 23 years. They made six voyages and spent a total of 18 years in expeditions., Globe Pequot, 2009, pp. 3–6 Henson served as a navigator and craftsman, traded with Inuit and learned their language, and was known as Peary's "first man" for these arduous travels. During their 1909 expedition to Greenland, Henson accompanied Peary in the small party, including four Inuit men, that has been recognized as the first to reach the Geographic North Pole (although this has also been subject to dispute). Henson was invited in 1937 as a member of The Explorers Club due to his achievement and was the first African American to be accepted. In 1948 he was made an honorary member, a distinction for 20 people annually. Based on research into Peary's diary and astronomical observations, Wally Herbert, a later Arctic explorer who reached the North Pole in 1969, concluded in 1989 that Peary's team had not reached the pole. This has been widely accepted, but some dispute this conclusion. Henson published his memoir, A Negro Explorer at the North Pole (1912), which included a foreword and praise by Peary. Since the late 20th century, Henson's contributions have received more recognition. By presidential order, in 1988, the remains of Henson and his wife were re-interred with a monument at Arlington National Cemetery, near that for Peary and his wife. Henson has received numerous posthumous honors since then. In the late 20th century, Henson's and Peary's elderly sons by their Inuit "country wives" were tracked down, and their descendants invited to the United States to meet other family members, as well as to attend the 1988 ceremonies.
Matthias Corvinus, also called Matthias I (Hunyadi Mátyás, Matija Korvin, Matia Corvin, Matej Korvín, Matyáš Korvín), was King of Hungary and Croatia from 1458 to 1490.
Maurice Stokes (June 17, 1933 – April 6, 1970) was an American professional basketball player in the 1950s for the Cincinnati/Rochester Royals of the National Basketball Association (NBA) until his career — and later his life — was cut short by a debilitating injury.
Maurizio Damilano (born 6 April 1957 in Scarnafigi, Italy) is an Italian former race walker.
Maxim Bemis is the lead singer, primary composer and primary lyricist of the band Say Anything.
Maxwell Frank Clifford (6 April 1943 – 10 December 2017) was an English publicist.
The Mayor of Chicago is the chief executive of Chicago, Illinois, the third-largest city in the United States.
The Mayor of Kauai is the chief executive officer of the County of Kauaokinai in the state of Hawaiokinai.
Mehdi Ballouchy (مهدي بلوشي; born April 6, 1983) is a retired Moroccan professional footballer who played as a midfielder.
Mehmed II (محمد ثانى, Meḥmed-i sānī; Modern II.; 30 March 1432 – 3 May 1481), commonly known as Mehmed the Conqueror (Fatih Sultan Mehmet), was an Ottoman Sultan who ruled first for a short time from August 1444 to September 1446, and later from February 1451 to May 1481.
Merle Ronald Haggard (April 6, 1937 – April 6, 2016) was an American country singer, songwriter, guitarist, and fiddler.
Michaël Ciani (born 6 April 1984) is a French professional footballer who currently plays for LA Galaxy.
Michael Rooker (born April 6, 1955) is an American actor, best known for his breakout role as Henry in Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986), as well as his roles as Terry Cruger in Sea of Love (1989), Rowdy Burns in Days of Thunder (1990), Bill Broussard in JFK (1991), Hal Tucker in Cliffhanger (1993), Jared Svenning in Mallrats (1995), Merle Dixon in The Walking Dead (2010–2013), and Yondu Udonta in Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and its sequel Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017).
Michel Raymond "Bunny" Larocque (April 6, 1952 – July 29, 1992) was a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who played for the Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs, Philadelphia Flyers and St. Louis Blues in the National Hockey League.
Michele Marie Bachmann (née Amble; April 6, 1956) is an American politician.
Gordon Stanley "Mickey" Cochrane (April 6, 1903 – June 28, 1962), nicknamed "Black Mike", was an American professional baseball player, manager and coach.
Mickey Rooney (born Joseph Yule Jr.; September 23, 1920 – April 6, 2014) was an American actor, vaudevillian, comedian, producer and radio personality.
Miguel Ángel Silvestre Rambla (born April 6, 1982) is a Spanish actor best known for playing the roles of Lito Rodríguez and Franklin Jurado in the Netflix original series Sense8 and Narcos respectively.
Michael Worboys (born 6 April 1947) is a British mathematician and computer scientist.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs (Ministre des Affaires étrangères) is the Minister of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet who is responsible for overseeing the federal government's international relations and heads the Department of Global Affairs, though the Minister of International Trade leads on international trade issues.
The Ministry of Culture and Sports (Υπουργείο Πολιτισμού και Αθλητισμού) is a government department of Greece which is entrusted with the preservation of the country's cultural heritage, the arts, as well as sports, through the subordinate General Secretariat for Sports.
His Exalted Highness (H.E.H) Nawab Sir Mir Osman Ali Khan Siddiqi, Bayafandi Asaf Jah VII (born Mir Osman Ali Khan Bahadur) (6 April 1886 – 24 February 1967), was the last Nizam (or ruler) of the Princely State of Hyderabad and Berar.
Miss Puerto Rico is a national Beauty pageant in Puerto Rico.
Mitchell Wesley Melton (April 6, 1943 – March 11, 2013) was a former Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
is a Japanese football player currently playing for Japanese club Tokyo Verdy.
Montenegro (Montenegrin: Црна Гора / Crna Gora, meaning "Black Mountain") is a sovereign state in Southeastern Europe.
Mudassar Nazar (Urdu: مدثر نذر) (born 6 April 1956) is a former Pakistani cricketer with a career in Test cricket for Pakistan and in league cricket in Pakistan and England.
Myleene Angela Klass (born 6 April 1978) is a British singer, pianist, and model, who first rose to prominence as a member of the now defunct pop band Hear'Say.
Gaspard-Félix Tournachon (6 April 1820 – 20 March 1910), known by the pseudonym Nadar, was a French photographer, caricaturist, journalist, novelist, and balloonist (or, more accurately, proponent of manned flight).
Napoléon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars.
Nasr II (نصر), nicknamed "the Fortunate", was the ruler (amir) of Transoxiana and Khurasan as the head of the Samanid dynasty from 914 to 943.
National Beer Day is celebrated in the United States every year on April 7, marking the day that the Cullen–Harrison Act was enacted after having been signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 22, 1933.
Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).
Nepal (नेपाल), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal (सङ्घीय लोकतान्त्रिक गणतन्त्र नेपाल), is a landlocked country in South Asia located mainly in the Himalayas but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain.
The New York Slave Revolt of 1712 was an uprising in New York City, in the British Province of New York, of 23 enslaved Africans.
The Newhall incident, also called the Newhall massacre, was a shootout in the early hours of April 6, 1970 in the Newhall unincorporated area of Los Angeles County, California, between two heavily armed criminals and four officers of the California Highway Patrol (CHP).
Ng Ser Miang, (born 6 April 1949) is a Singaporean athlete, entrepreneur, and diplomat.
Sébastien-Roch Nicolas, known in his adult life as Nicolas Chamfort and as Sébastien Nicolas de Chamfort (6 April 1741 – 13 April 1794), was a French writer, best known for his witty epigrams and aphorisms.
Niels Henrik Abel (5 August 1802 – 6 April 1829) was a Norwegian mathematician who made pioneering contributions in a variety of fields.
Nikolas Asprogenis (Greek: Νικόλας Ασπρογένους; born 6 April 1986) is a Cypriot former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper.
The Nobel Prize in Physics (Nobelpriset i fysik) is a yearly award given by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for those who conferred the most outstanding contributions for mankind in the field of physics.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (Nobelpriset i fysiologi eller medicin), administered by the Nobel Foundation, is awarded once a year for outstanding discoveries in the fields of life sciences and medicine.
Norbert "Nobbi" Christian Schmitz (27 December 1958 – 6 April 1998) was a German footballer who made a total of 89 2. Bundesliga appearances for Tennis Borussia Berlin and SC Fortuna Köln during his professional career.
Normand Corbeil (April 6, 1956 – January 25, 2013) was a Canadian composer known for his work on films, video games and television.
The North Pole, also known as the Geographic North Pole or Terrestrial North Pole, is (subject to the caveats explained below) defined as the point in the Northern Hemisphere where the Earth's axis of rotation meets its surface.
Nuclear weapons tests are experiments carried out to determine the effectiveness, yield, and explosive capability of nuclear weapons.
Olaf Kölzig (born 9 April 1970), known as Olie the Goalie or Godzilla, is a German former professional ice hockey goaltender and current goaltender coach and player development coach for the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Olympic Airlines (Ολυμπιακές Αερογραμμές, Olympiakés Aerogrammés – OA), formerly named Olympic Airways for at least four decades, was the flag carrier airline of Greece.
The Military Order of Aviz (Ordem Militar de Avis), previously to 1910 Royal Military Order of Aviz (Ordem Real Militar de Avis), previously to 1789 Knights (of the Order) of Saint Benedict of Aviz (Ordem de São Bento de Aviz) or Friars of Santa Maria of Évora, is a Portuguese order of chivalry, founded in Portugal in 1146.
Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 185430 November 1900) was an Irish poet and playwright.
Ottmar Schreiner (21 February 1946 – 6 April 2013) was a German lawyer and left-wing politician.
Otto Struve (August 12, 1897 – April 6, 1963) was a Russian-American astronomer.
Pakistan (پاکِستان), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اِسلامی جمہوریہ پاکِستان), is a country in South Asia.
Paolo Angelo Nespoli (Milan, 6 April 1957) is an Italian astronaut and engineer of the European Space Agency (ESA).
Pascal Rogé (born 6 April 1951) is a French pianist.
Filippo Antonio Pasquale di Paoli FRS (Pascal Paoli; 6 April 1725 – 5 February 1807) was a Corsican patriot and leader, the president of the Executive Council of the General Diet of the People of Corsica.
Patrick Doyle (born 6 April 1953) is a Scottish film composer.
Patrick Hernandez (born 6 April 1949 in Le Blanc-Mesnil, Seine-Saint-Denis, France) is a French singer who had a worldwide hit with "Born to Be Alive" in 1979.
Sir Alexander Paul Beresford (born 6 April 1946) is a British Conservative Party politician, practising dentist and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Mole Valley.
Paul Biya (born Paul Barthélemy Biya'a bi Mvondo, 13 February 1933) is a Cameroonian politician who has been the President of Cameroon since 6 November 1982.
Newton Edward Daniels (6 April 1938 – 17 March 2016), known professionally as Paul Daniels, was an English magician and television presenter.
Paul Stephen Rudd (born April 6, 1969) is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer.
Pedro Armendáriz Bohr (April 6, 1940 – December 26, 2011), better known by his stage name Pedro Armendáriz Jr., also known as 'Mi Compadre La Cucaracha' was a Mexican actor who made films and television series from the United States and Mexico.
Pei Che (裴澈) (died April 6, 887.New Book of Tang,.), courtesy name Shenyuan (深源), was an official of the late Tang dynasty, serving as a chancellor during the reigns of Emperor Xizong and the pretender to the throne Li Yun.
The Peninsular War (1807–1814) was a military conflict between Napoleon's empire (as well as the allied powers of the Spanish Empire), the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the Kingdom of Portugal, for control of the Iberian Peninsula during the Napoleonic Wars.
Peter Hill (born 6 April 1945, Oldham, LancashireRoy Greenslade, The Guardian, 21 February 2011) is a British journalist and a former editor of the Daily Express.
Peter Allan Jackson (born 6 April 1961 in Bradford, England) is a football manager and former footballer.
Saint Peter of Verona O.P. (1206 – April 6, 1252), also known as Saint Peter Martyr, was a 13th-century Italian Catholic priest.
Francesco Petrarca (July 20, 1304 – July 18/19, 1374), commonly anglicized as Petrarch, was a scholar and poet of Renaissance Italy who was one of the earliest humanists.
Peyton Roi List (born April 6, 1998) is an American actress and model.
Philip Baine Austin (April 6, 1941 – June 18, 2015) was a comedian and writer, best known as a member of The Firesign Theatre.
Phil Gayle (born 6 April 1964 in Birmingham) is a British newsreader and freelance journalist, currently for DW News.
Phil Leeds (April 6, 1916 – August 16, 1998) was an American character actor.
Phil Schaap (born April 6, 1951) is an American jazz disc jockey, historian, archivist and producer.
Philip Henry Gosse FRS (6 April 1810 – 23 August 1888), known to his friends as Henry, was an English naturalist and popularizer of natural science, virtually the inventor of the seawater aquarium, and a painstaking innovator in the study of marine biology.
Philipp Peter (born 6 April 1969 in Vienna) is a race car driver from Austria.
Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati (6 April 1901 – 4 July 1925) was an Italian Roman Catholic social activist and a member from the Third Order of Saint Dominic.
Joseph Philippe Pierre Yves Elliott Trudeau (October 18, 1919 – September 28, 2000), often referred to by the initials PET, was a Canadian statesman who served as the 15th Prime Minister of Canada (1968–1979 and 1980–1984).
Pioneer 11 (also known as Pioneer G) is a robotic space probe launched by NASA on April 6, 1973 to study the asteroid belt, the environment around Jupiter and Saturn, solar wind and cosmic rays.
Pope Celestine I (Caelestinus I; d. 1 August 432) was Pope from 10 September 422 to his death in 432.
Pope Sixtus I (42 – 124, 125, 126 or 128), a Roman of Greek descent, was the Bishop of Rome from c. 115 to his death c. 124.
Przecław of Pogarell (5 May 1310 – 6 April 1376) was a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and Bishop of Wrocław from 1342-1376.
Premier is a title for the head of government in some countries, states and sub-national governments.
The Premier of New South Wales is the head of government in the state of New South Wales, Australia.
The president is a common title for the head of state in most republics.
The President of Bolivia (Presidente de Bolivia) officially known as the President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia (Presidente del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia), is head of state and head of government of Bolivia.
The President of the Republic of Ecuador (Presidente de la República del Ecuador) serves as both the head of state and head of government of Ecuador, is the highest political office in the country as the head of the executive branch of government.
The President of the Hellenic Republic (Πρόεδρος της Ελληνικής Δημοκρατίας, Próedros ti̱s Elli̱nikí̱s Di̱mokratías), colloquially referred to in English as the President of Greece, is the head of state of Greece.
The President of Tunisia, formally known as the President of the Republic of Tunisia (رئيس الجمهورية التونسية, Président de la République tunisienne) is the head of state of Tunisia.
The Prime Minister of New Zealand (Te Pirimia o Aotearoa) is the head of government of New Zealand.
Prudentius (born Aragon, Spain – died 6 April 861 at Troyes, France) was bishop of Troyes, and a celebrated opponent of Hincmar of Reims in the controversy on predestination.
The following table indicates declared Indonesian government national holidays for the year 2018 only—cultural variants also provide opportunity for holidays tied to local events.
Public holidays in Thailand are regulated by the government, and most are observed by both the public and private sectors.
Qantas Airways is the flag carrier of Australia and its largest airline by fleet size, international flights and international destinations.
Quintus Caecilius Metellus Pius Cornelianus Scipio Nasica (c. 100/98 BC – 46 BC), in modern scholarship often referred to as Metellus Scipio, was a Roman consul and military commander in the Late Republic.
Rafael Vicente Correa Delgado (born 6 April 1963) is an Ecuadorian politician and economist who served as President of Ecuador from 2007 to 2017.
Rainier III (born Rainier Louis Henri Maxence Bertrand Grimaldi; 31 May 1923 – 6 April 2005) ruled the Principality of Monaco for almost 56 years, making him one of the longest ruling monarchs in European history.
Ram Dass (born Richard Alpert; April 6, 1931) is an American spiritual teacher, former academic and clinical psychologist, and the author of the seminal 1971 book Be Here Now. He is known for his personal and professional associations with Timothy Leary at Harvard University in the early 1960s, for his travels to India and his relationship with the Hindu guru Neem Karoli Baba, and for founding the charitable organizations Seva Foundation and Hanuman Foundation.
Phra Phutthayotfa Chulalok, born Thongduang and also known as Rama I (20 March 1737 – 7 September 1809), was the founder of Rattanakosin Kingdom and the first monarch of the reigning Chakri dynasty of Siam (now Thailand).
Randall Euralentris Godfrey (born April 6, 1973) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League.
Randy Weston (born April 6, 1926, in Brooklyn, New York) is an American jazz pianist and composer of Jamaican parentage.
Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (March 28 or April 6, 1483April 6, 1520), known as Raphael, was an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance.
Ray Charles (born Charles Raymond Offenberg; September 13, 1918April 6, 2015) was an American musician, singer, songwriter, vocal arranger and conductor who was best known as organizer and leader of the Ray Charles Singers who were featured on Perry Como's records and television shows for 35 years and were also known for a series of 30 choral record albums produced in the 1950s and 1960s for the Essex, MGM, Decca and Command labels.
Red Norvo (born Kenneth Norville, March 31, 1908 – April 6, 1999) was one of jazz's early vibraphonists, known as "Mr.
Edward Reed Whittemore, Jr. (September 11, 1919 – April 6, 2012) was an American poet, biographer, critic, literary journalist and college professor.
Remi Nicole Wilson, better known as Remi Nicole, is a British singer-songwriter and actress who was born in North London, but now resides in Los Angeles.
René Jules Lalique (6 April 1860, Ay, Marne – 1 May 1945, Paris) was a French glass designer known for his creations of glass art, perfume bottles, vases, jewellery, chandeliers, clocks and automobile hood ornaments.
Richard I (8 September 1157 – 6 April 1199) was King of England from 1189 until his death.
Richard Wyllie Loe (born 6 April 1960) is a retired All Black prop forward.
Richard Rawlinson FRS (3 February 1690 – 6 April 1755) was an English clergyman and antiquarian collector of books and manuscripts, which he bequeathed to the Bodleian Library, Oxford.
Richmond is a city in east central Indiana, United States, bordering on Ohio.
The Richmond, Indiana, explosion was a double explosion which occurred at 1:47 PM EST on Saturday, April 6, 1968, in downtown Richmond, Indiana.
Richmond is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.
is a Japanese actress and former fashion model and singer.
Rob Epstein, also credited as Robert P. Epstein, is an American director, producer, writer and editor.
Robert Edward Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870) was an American and Confederate soldier, best known as a commander of the Confederate States Army.
Robert Earnshaw (born 6 April 1981) is a Welsh former international footballer who played as a forward.
Robert Glasper (born April 6, 1978, in Houston, Texas) is an American pianist and record producer.
Rear Admiral Robert Edwin Peary Sr. (May 6, 1856 – February 20, 1920) was an American explorer and United States Navy officer who made several expeditions to the Arctic in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Friedrich Robert Volkmann, (Volkmann Róbert), (6 April 1815, Lommatzsch bei Meißen 30 October 1883, Budapest) was a German composer.
Rodney Kevan Bickerstaffe (6 April 1945 – 3 October 2017) was a British trade unionist.
Roger Cook (born 6 April 1943) is a BAFTA award winning retired investigative journalist and television broadcaster.
Roland George "Gil" Guilbault (November 27, 1934 – April 6, 2012) was an American U.S. Navy admiral who commanded the USS Ticonderoga, the first Aegis cruiser.
Rolandas Paksas (born 10 June 1956) is a Lithuanian politician who was President of Lithuania from 2003 to 2004.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Troyes (Latin: Dioecesis Trecensis; French: Diocèse de Troyes) is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in Troyes, France.
The Roman Emperor was the ruler of the Roman Empire during the imperial period (starting in 27 BC).
Roderick Keith Ogilvy "Rory" Bremner,"Rory Bremner".
Rose Cecil O'Neill (June 25, 1874 – April 6, 1944) was an American cartoonist, illustrator, artist, and writer.
Sir Royston Miles "Roy" Goode (born 6 April 1933) is an academic commercial lawyer in the United Kingdom.
Roy Maurice Mayorga (born April 6, 1970 in New York City, New York) is an American musician, best known as the drummer for the American hard rock band Stone Sour.
Roy Thinnes (born April 6, 1938) is an American television and film actor best known for his portrayal of lonely hero David Vincent in the ABC 1967–68 television series The Invaders.
The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.
Rwanda (U Rwanda), officially the Republic of Rwanda (Repubulika y'u Rwanda; République du Rwanda), is a sovereign state in Central and East Africa and one of the smallest countries on the African mainland.
The Rwandan genocide, also known as the genocide against the Tutsi, was a genocidal mass slaughter of Tutsi in Rwanda by members of the Hutu majority government.
is a Japanese football player currently playing for Urawa Red Diamonds.
Saints Cyril and Methodius (826–869, 815–885; Κύριλλος καὶ Μεθόδιος; Old Church Slavonic) were two brothers who were Byzantine Christian theologians and Christian missionaries.
The Salt Lake Temple is a temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) located on Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.
The Salt March, also known as the Dandi March and the Dandi Satyagraha, was an act of nonviolent civil disobedience in colonial India led by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi to produce salt from the seawater in the coastal village of Dandi (now in Gujarat), as was the practice of the local populace until British officials introduced taxation on salt production, deemed their sea-salt reclamation activities illegal, and then repeatedly used force to stop it.
The Samanid Empire (سامانیان, Sāmāniyān), also known as the Samanian Empire, Samanid dynasty, Samanid Emirate, or simply Samanids, was a Sunni Iranian empire, ruling from 819 to 999.
San Fernando is a municipality and city located in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas.
Sarajevo (see names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, with a population of 275,524 in its current administrative limits.
Saskatchewan is a prairie and boreal province in western Canada, the only province without natural borders.
In the context of spaceflight, a satellite is an artificial object which has been intentionally placed into orbit.
Sebastian Spreng (born April 6, 1956) is an Argentine-American visual artist and music journalist.
Sergio Franchi (April 6, 1926 – May 1, 1990), born Sergio Franci Galli, was an Italian-American tenor and actor who enjoyed success in the United States and internationally after gaining notice in Britain in the early 1960s.
The Seventh Crusade was a crusade led by Louis IX of France from 1248 to 1254.
Shannon Boyd-Bailey McCune (April 6, 1913 – January 4, 1993) was an American geographer.
Shawn Mackay (31 May 1982 – 6 April 2009) was an Australian rugby union player with the Canberra based Brumbies in the Super 14 competition.
Sheila Winifred Gordon Scotter, AM, MBE (2 December 1920 – 6 April 2012) was an Australian businesswoman.
Siboniso Gaxa (born 6 April 1984 in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal) is a South African football defender who currently plays for Ajax Cape Town and South Africa.
In the Siege of Badajoz (16 March – 6 April 1812), also called the Third Siege of Badajoz, an Anglo-Portuguese Army, under General Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington), besieged Badajoz, Spain and forced the surrender of the French garrison.
Sinqua Walls (born April 6, 1985) is an American actor and former college basketball player for Cal Poly Pomona and the University of San Francisco.
George Castriot (Gjergj Kastrioti, 6 May 1405 – 17 January 1468), known as Skanderbeg (Skënderbej or Skënderbeu from اسکندر بگ İskender Bey), was an Albanian nobleman and military commander, who served the Ottoman Empire in 1423–43, the Republic of Venice in 1443–47, and lastly the Kingdom of Naples until his death.
Somerset Richard Lowry-Corry, 4th Earl Belmore (9 April 1835 – 6 April 1913), styled as Viscount Corry from 1841 to 1845, was an Irish nobleman and Conservative politician.
South Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.
A spacecraft is a vehicle or machine designed to fly in outer space.
Spencer Wells (born April 6, 1969) is a geneticist, anthropologist, author, entrepreneur, adjunct professor at the University of Texas at Austin, and owner of Antone's, an iconic nightclub in Austin, Texas.
Stanislas De Guaita (6 April 1861, Tarquimpol, Moselle – 19 December 1897, Tarquimpol) was a French poet based in Paris, an expert on esotericism and European mysticism, and an active member of the Rosicrucian Order.
Stefanos Stratigos (Στέφανος Στρατηγός; 1923 – April 6, 2006) was a Greek actor in film and television.
Sterling Sharpe (born April 6, 1965) is a former American football wide receiver and analyst for the NFL Network.
Flavius Stilicho (occasionally written as Stilico; c. 359 – 22 August 408) was a high-ranking general (magister militum) in the Roman army who became, for a time, the most powerful man in the Western Roman Empire.
Sun Wen (born April 6, 1973 in Shanghai) is a retired Chinese professional football (soccer) player.
Syria (سوريا), officially known as the Syrian Arab Republic (الجمهورية العربية السورية), is a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, and Israel to the southwest.
Tadeusz Kantor (6 April 1915 – 8 December 1990) was a Polish painter, assemblage artist, set designer and theatre director.
Tammy Wynette (born Virginia Wynette Pugh; May 5, 1942 – April 6, 1998), was an American country music singer-songwriter and one of country music's best-known artists and biggest-selling female singers.
Tanja Tuulia Poutiainen (born 6 April 1980) is a retired World Cup alpine ski racer from Finland.
Tanya Byron (born 6 April 1967) is a British psychologist, writer, and media personality, best known for her work as a child therapist on television shows Little Angels and The House of Tiny Tearaways.
Tartan Day is a North American celebration of Scottish heritage on April 6, the date on which the Declaration of Arbroath was signed in 1320.
A Taser is a brand of electroshock weapon sold by Axon.
Tennessee (translit) is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.
Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand and formerly known as Siam, is a unitary state at the center of the Southeast Asian Indochinese peninsula composed of 76 provinces.
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The Travelers Companies, Inc. is an American insurance company.
Theodosius I (Flavius Theodosius Augustus; Θεοδόσιος Αʹ; 11 January 347 – 17 January 395), also known as Theodosius the Great, was Roman Emperor from AD 379 to AD 395, as the last emperor to rule over both the eastern and the western halves of the Roman Empire. On accepting his elevation, he campaigned against Goths and other barbarians who had invaded the empire. His resources were not equal to destroy them, and by the treaty which followed his modified victory at the end of the Gothic War, they were established as Foederati, autonomous allies of the Empire, south of the Danube, in Illyricum, within the empire's borders. He was obliged to fight two destructive civil wars, successively defeating the usurpers Magnus Maximus and Eugenius, not without material cost to the power of the empire. He also issued decrees that effectively made Nicene Christianity the official state church of the Roman Empire."Edict of Thessalonica": See Codex Theodosianus XVI.1.2 He neither prevented nor punished the destruction of prominent Hellenistic temples of classical antiquity, including the Temple of Apollo in Delphi and the Serapeum in Alexandria. He dissolved the order of the Vestal Virgins in Rome. In 393, he banned the pagan rituals of the Olympics in Ancient Greece. After his death, Theodosius' young sons Arcadius and Honorius inherited the east and west halves respectively, and the Roman Empire was never again re-united, though Eastern Roman emperors after Zeno would claim the united title after Julius Nepos' death in 480 AD.
Thomas Green Clemson, (July 1, 1807April 6, 1888) was an American politician and statesman, serving as an ambassador and the United States Superintendent of Agriculture.
William Thomas Kinkade III (January 19, 1958 – April 6, 2012) was an American painter of popular realistic, pastoral, and idyllic subjects.
Timothy Thomas "Tim" Hasselbeck (born April 6, 1978) is a retired American football quarterback who is currently an analyst for ESPN.
Tom Chris Korologos (born April 6, 1933) is a former United States Ambassador to Belgium.
Thomas Robert Veivers (born 6 April 1937 in Beenleigh, Queensland) is a former Australian cricketer, teacher, politician and public administrator who played in 21 Tests from 1963 to 1967.
Jaakko Tommi Kristian Evilä (born April 6, 1980 in Tampere) is a Finnish former long jumper.
The Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Broadway Theatre, more commonly known as the Tony Award, recognizes excellence in live Broadway theatre.
Torah (תּוֹרָה, "Instruction", "Teaching" or "Law") has a range of meanings.
Travis Shawn Moen (born April 6, 1982) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player who most recently played under contract for the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti), is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe.
Tuzi (Montenegrin Cyrillic: Тузи,; Tuz) is a small town in the Podgorica Municipality, Montenegro, located along a main road between the city of Podgorica and the Albanian border crossing, just a few kilometers north of Lake Skadar.
Udo Dirkschneider (born 6 April 1952) is a German heavy metal singer who rose to fame with German heavy metal band Accept.
Ulysses Simpson Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant; April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was an American soldier and statesman who served as Commanding General of the Army and the 18th President of the United States, the highest positions in the military and the government of the United States.
During the American Civil War (1861–1865), the Union, also known as the North, referred to the United States of America and specifically to the national government of President Abraham Lincoln and the 20 free states, as well as 4 border and slave states (some with split governments and troops sent both north and south) that supported it.
United Airlines, Inc., commonly referred to as United, is a major United States airline headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
The United States declared war on Germany on April 6, 1917, over 2 years after World War I started.
The Secretary of the Navy (or SECNAV) is a statutory officer and the head (chief executive officer) of the Department of the Navy, a military department (component organization) within the Department of Defense of the United States of America.
Varney Air Lines was an airline company that started service on April 6, 1926, as an air-mail carrier.
The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
Ville Juhani Nieminen (born April 6, 1977) is a Finnish former professional ice hockey forward who played over 400 games in the National Hockey League.
Vincent Joseph "Vince" Flynn (April 6, 1966 – June 19, 2013) was an American author of political thriller novels surrounding the story of the fictional assassin Mitch Rapp.
Vincent Ellis McKelvey (April 6, 1916 – January 23, 1987) was an American geologist.
The Visigoths (Visigothi, Wisigothi, Vesi, Visi, Wesi, Wisi; Visigoti) were the western branches of the nomadic tribes of Germanic peoples referred to collectively as the Goths.
Vladimir Lukich Borovikovsky (Влади́мир Луки́ч Боровико́вский, Володи́мир Лýкич Боровикóвський, Volodýmyr Lúkyč Borovykóvs’kyj) July 24 O.S. (August 4, N.S.) 1757 – April 6 O.S. (April 18, N.S.) 1825) was a Russian painter of Ukrainian origin who dominated portraiture in Russia at the turn of the 19th century.
Walter Edward Dandy (April 6, 1886 – April 19, 1946) was an American neurosurgeon and scientist.
Warren Haynes (born April 6, 1960) is an American musician, singer and songwriter.
"Waterloo" is the first single from the Swedish pop group ABBA's second album, Waterloo and their first under the Epic and Atlantic labels.
Wilbur Marvin "Moose" Thompson (April 6, 1921 – December 25, 2013) was an American shot putter who won a gold medal at the 1948 Summer Olympics.
Wilford Woodruff Sr. (March 1, 1807 – September 2, 1898) was an American religious leader who served as the fourth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1889 until his death.
Wilhelm von Kobell (6 April 1766 – 15 July 1853) was a German artist, a painter, printmaker and teacher.
William Crooks (6 April 1852 – 5 June 1921) was a noted trade unionist and politician from Poplar, London, and a member of the Fabian Society.
Willem Marinus Dudok (6 July 1884 – 6 April 1974) was a Dutch modernist architect.
Willem van de Velde the Younger (bapt. 18 December 1633; died 6 April 1707) was a Dutch marine painter.
Sir William Bate Hardy, FRS (6 April 1864 – 23 January 1934) was a British biologist and food scientist.
William Edward Forster, PC, FRS (11 July 1818 – 5 April 1886) was an English industrialist, philanthropist and Liberal Party statesman.
William Henry Harrison Sr. (February 9, 1773 – April 4, 1841) was an American military officer, a principal contributor in the War of 1812, and the ninth President of the United States (1841).
Sir William John Lyne KCMG (6 April 1844 – 3 August 1913) was an Australian politician who served as Premier of New South Wales from 1899 to 1901, and later as a federal cabinet minister under Edmund Barton and Alfred Deakin.
William Marrion Branham (April 6, 1909 – December 24, 1965) was an influential American Christian minister and faith healer who initiated the post-World War II healing revival.
William Marshal, 2nd Earl of Pembroke (French:Guillaume) (1190 – 6 April 1231) was a medieval English nobleman and was one of Magna Carta sureties.
Willis Edward Hall (6 April 1929 – 7 March 2005) was an English playwright and radio and television writer who drew on his working class roots in Leeds for much of his writing.
Wilma Pearl Mankiller (November 18, 1945 – April 6, 2010) was a community organizer and the first woman elected to serve as chief of the Cherokee Nation.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Young Man Kang (born April 6, 1966 in South Chungcheong, South Korea) is a Korean filmmaker based in Los Angeles, California, United States.
The Yugoslav Partisans,Serbo-Croatian, Macedonian, Slovene: Partizani, Партизани or the National Liberation Army,Narodnooslobodilačka vojska (NOV), Народноослободилачка војска (НОВ); Народноослободителна војска (НОВ); Narodnoosvobodilna vojska (NOV) officially the National Liberation Army and Partisan Detachments of Yugoslavia,Narodnooslobodilačka vojska i partizanski odredi Jugoslavije (NOV i POJ), Народноослободилачка војска и партизански одреди Југославије (НОВ и ПОЈ); Народноослободителна војска и партизански одреди на Југославија (НОВ и ПОЈ); Narodnoosvobodilna vojska in partizanski odredi Jugoslavije (NOV in POJ) was the Communist-led resistance to the Axis powers (chiefly Germany) in occupied Yugoslavia during World War II.
Zachary Israel Braff (born April 6, 1975) is an American actor and film director.
Zeta Global is customer lifecycle management marketing company which was founded in 2007.
11 Cadogan Gardens is a five-star hotel located on Cadogan Gardens, Chelsea, London, England.
Year 1135 (MCXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1147 (MCXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1199 (MCXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1231 (MCCXXXI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1250 (MCCL) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1252 (MCCLII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1320 (MCCCXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1327 (MCCCXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1340 (MCCCXL) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1342 (MCCCXLII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1362 (MCCCLXII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1376 (MCCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1385 (MCCCLXXXV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1453 (MCDLIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1483 (MCDLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar).
Year 1490 (MCDXC) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1520 (MDXX) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1523 (MDXXIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1528 (MDXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1551 (MDLI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1571 (MDLXXI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1573 (MDLXXIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 1580 (MDLXXX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar, and a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Proleptic Gregorian calendar.
Though severe earthquakes in the north of France and Britain are rare, the 1580 Dover Straits earthquake appears to have been one of the largest in the recorded history of England, Flanders or northern France.
1641 is the generally accepted year of the birth of the modern timepiece.
It is one of eight years (CE) to contain each Roman numeral once (1000(M)+500(D)+100(C)+50(L)+10(X)+(-1(I)+5(V)).
In the Swedish calendar it was a common year starting on Monday, one day ahead of the Julian and ten days behind the Gregorian calendar.
In the Swedish calendar it was a common year starting on Tuesday, one day ahead of the Julian and ten days behind the Gregorian calendar.
In the Swedish calendar it was a leap year starting on Wednesday, one day ahead of the Julian and ten days behind the Gregorian calendar.
In the Swedish calendar it began as a leap year starting on Monday and remained so until Thursday, February 29.
The French Republic introduced the French Revolutionary Calendar starting with the year I.
It is known in European history as a rather tumultuous year with the Revolutions of 1830 in France, Belgium, Poland, Switzerland and Italy.
This year was named by Mitchell Stephens as the greatest year to read newspapers.
In Germany, 1888 is known as the Year of the Three Emperors.
The 1896 Summer Olympics (Θερινοί Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες 1896), officially known as the Games of the I Olympiad, was the first international Olympic Games held in modern history.
As of March 1 (O.S. February 17), when the Julian calendar acknowledged a leap day and the Gregorian calendar did not, the Julian calendar fell one day further behind, bringing the difference to 13 days until February 28 (O.S. February 15), 2100.
According to NASA reports, 1908 was the coldest recorded year since 1880.
A highlight was the race for the South Pole.
Below, the events of World War I have the "WWI" prefix.
Below, the events of the First World War have the "WWI" prefix.
This year was famous for the October Revolution in Russia, by Vladimir Lenin.
This year is famous for the end of the First World War, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, as well as for the flu pandemic, that killed 50-100 million people worldwide.
This year marked the end of a period known in American history as the Roaring Twenties after the Wall Street Crash of 1929 ushered in a worldwide Great Depression.
The 1936 Tupelo–Gainesville tornado outbreak was an outbreak of at least 12 tornadoes that struck the Southeastern United States from April 5–6, 1936.
This year also marks the start of the Second World War, the largest and deadliest conflict in human history.
Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" acronym.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.
This year also marks the end of the Second World War, the deadliest conflict in human history.
It is also known as the "Year of Africa" because of major events—particularly the independence of seventeen African nations—that focused global attention on the continent and intensified feelings of Pan-Africanism.
As MAD Magazine pointed out on its cover for the March 1961 issue, this was the first "upside-up" year — i.e., one in which the numerals that form the year look the same as when the numerals are rotated upside down, a strobogrammatic number — since 1881.
This was the year of the Protests of 1968.
The year is associated with the first manned landing on the Moon (Apollo 11).
The world population increased by 2.1% this year, the highest increase in history.
Within the context of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) it was the longest year ever, as two leap seconds were added during this 366-day year, an event which has not since been repeated.
It was also declared the International Women's Year by the United Nations and the European Architectural Heritage Year by the Council of Europe.
The 1979 student protests in Nepal (Nepali: 2036 Saal ko Aandolan (२०३६ सालको आन्दोलन)Silwal, Ani Rudra., published in The Kathmandu Post Review of Books, Vol. 4, No. 3, 9 May 1999) were a series of protests amongst the student community in Nepal during the months of April and May 1979 (2036 B.S.). The clashes that occurred had a significant historical impact, as they forced the monarchy to concede to holding a referendum on the possibility of a multiparty system in the country.
The year 1983 saw both the official beginning of the Internet and the first mobile cellular telephone call.
An attempted coup d'état occurred in Cameroon in 1984; presidential palace guards unsuccessfully tried to overthrow President Paul Biya, resulting in fighting that began on April 6, 1984, and ended several days later.
The year 1985 was designated as the International Youth Year by the United Nations.
The year 1986 was designated as the International Year of Peace by the United Nations.
In the 20th century, the year 1988 has the most Roman numeral digits (11).
Important events of 1990 include the Reunification of Germany and the unification of Yemen, the formal beginning of the Human Genome Project (finished in 2003), the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope, the separation of Namibia from South Africa, and the Baltic states declaring independence from the Soviet Union amidst Perestroika.
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The year 1994 was designated as the "International Year of the Family" and the "International Year of Sport and the Olympic Ideal" by the United Nations.
This was the first year that the Internet was entirely privatized, with the United States government no longer providing public funding.
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1998 was designated as the International Year of the Ocean.
1999 was designated as the International Year of Older Persons.
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The 2008 Egyptian general strike was a strike which occurred on 6 April 2008, by Egyptian workers, primarily in the state-run textile industry, in response to low wages and rising food costs.
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The 2009 L'Aquila earthquake occurred in the region of Abruzzo, in central Italy.
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The 2011 San Fernando massacre, also known as the second massacre of San Fernando, was the mass murder of 193 people by Los Zetas drug cartel at La Joya ranch in the municipality of San Fernando, Tamaulipas, Mexico in March 2011.
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2017 was designated as International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by the United Nations General Assembly.
In the morning of 7 April 2017, the United States launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles from the Mediterranean Sea into Syria, aimed at Shayrat Airbase controlled by the Syrian government.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
Year 402 (CDII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 46 BC was the last year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar.
Year 861 (DCCCLXI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 885 (DCCCLXXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 887 (DCCCLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
Year 943 (CMXLIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.