April 6th Holidays

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April 6th Holidays

Everyday has different celebrations, holidays, observations and awareness days. Please check out the list of  holidays for today!

April 6th Trivia

  • 1671 – Jean-Baptiste Rousseau, French poet and playwright was born.
  • 1199 – King Richard I of England dies from an infection following the removal of an arrow from his shoulder.
  • 1712 – The New York Slave Revolt of 1712 begins near Broadway.
  • 1830 – Church of Christ, the original church of the Latter Day Saint movement, is organized by Joseph Smith and others at either Fayette or Manchester, New York.
  • 1841 – U.S. President John Tyler is sworn in, two days after having become President after William Henry Harrison’s died.
  • 1869 – Celluloid is patented.
  • 1917 – World War I: The United States declares war on Germany.
  • 1937 – Merle Haggard, American singer-songwriter and guitarist passed away.
  • 1947 – The first Tony Awards are presented for theatrical achievement.
  • 1974 – The Swedish pop band ABBA wins the Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Waterloo”, launching their international career.
  • 2015 – Ray Charles, American singer-songwriter and conductor passes away.
  • 2018 – Researchers in Ontario have developed an innovative way to detect harmful bacteria, such as E. coli, on the spot without having to open a food’s packaging and test it in a lab.
  • 2017 – The U.S. Strikes in Syria: The Trump administration targeted facilities belonging to President Bashar al-Assad, opening a new front in U.S. military operations.
  • 2018 – Trump administration announces new sanctions against Russia government officials and oligarchs tied to Putin including Putin’s son in law.

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