This Day in History on 6 July

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 6 July. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Important Events

1947 – Referendum held in Sylhet to decide its fate in the Partition of India.

2006 – The Nathu La pass between India and China, sealed during the Sino-Indian War, re-opens for trade after 44 years.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1837 – R. G. Bhandarkar, Indian orientalist and scholar (d. 1925)

1890 – Dhan Gopal Mukerji, Indian-American author and scholar (d. 1936)

1924 – Mahim Bora, Indian writer and educationist, recipients of the Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian honour (d. 2016)

1985 – Ranveer Singh, Indian film actor

Death/ Death Anniversary

1986 – Jagjivan Ram, Indian lawyer and politician, 4th Deputy Prime Minister of India (b. 1908)

1997 – Chetan Anand, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1921)

2002 – Dhirubhai Ambani, Indian businessman, founded Reliance Industries (b. 1932)

Futher Reading

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