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 the IAS Exam.
On this page, we will list all historical events that occurred on 6 July. The students can refer to them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.
1483: Richard III became King of England.
1885: Louis Pasteur successfully tested the rabies vaccine.
1892: Dadabhai Naoroji became the first Indian elected to the British Parliament.
1923: Establishment of the Soviet Socialist Republic.
1947: Referendum held in Sylhet to decide its fate in the Partition of India.
1962: Nathu La Pass, closed due to the Sino-Indian war, reopened.
2006: The Nathu La pass between India and China, sealed during the Sino-Indian War, re-opens for trade after 44 years.
1781: Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles, a British statesman, best known for his founding of modern Singapore and the Straits Settlements.
1837: R. G. Bhandarkar, Indian orientalist and scholar (d. 1925)
1890: Dhan Gopal Mukerji, Indian-American author and scholar (d. 1936)
1901: Syama Prasad Mukherjee, an Indian politician.
1906: Daulat Singh Kothari, an Indian scientist, and educationist.
1914: Vince McMahon Sr., an American professional wrestling promoter.
1924: Mahim Bora, Indian writer and educationist, recipients of the Padma Shri, India’s fourth highest civilian honour (d. 2016)
1930: M. Balamuralikrishna, an Indian Carnatic vocalist, musician, multi-instrumentalist, playback singer, composer, and character actor.
1935: The 14th Dalai Lama.
1946: Sylvester Stallone, an American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer.
1946: George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the United States.
1975: 50 Cent, an American rapper, songwriter, television producer, actor, and entrepreneur.
1980: Eva Green, a French actress.
1985: Ranveer Singh, an Indian actor.
Death/ Death Anniversary
1854: Georg Ohm, a German physicist, and mathematician.
1986: Jagjivan Ram, an Indian independence activist and politician.
1997: Chetan Anand, an Indian film producer, screenwriter, and director.
2002: Dhirubhai Ambani, a successful Indian business tycoon who founded Reliance Industries.