July 06 History

July is the seventh month of the year in our modern-day Gregorian calendar. In older versions of the ancient Roman calendar, July was the fifth month of the year. July was previously called Quintilis in Latin as it was the fifth month in the ancient Roman calendar. It became the seventh month when January and February were added to the calendar.

July was originally Quintilis, the fifth month of the year in the Roman calendar and consisted of 31 days. Its name was changed during the Julian calendar reform in 45 BCE to honor Julius Caesar.

According to Gregory calendar, the day number 365 in a year and if it is a leap year then the day number is 366. July 06 has its own special significance in India and world history.

In modern times, July also has 31 days. It is the warmest month of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and coldest month in the Southern hemisphere.

Here you will find some important events that happened today in Indian and world History on July 06. Read on to know more about this day.

List of Important Historical events of 06 July:

  • 1483: Richard III becomes King of England.
  • 1770: Battle of Cesme: Russian fleet defeated Turkish army.
  • 1785: Dollar unanimously chosen as money for the United States.
  • 1849: Battle of Fredericia: Danish army raids Prussian army at Fredericia, Jutland, ending Prussian / Danish war by 1864.
  • 1854: Jackson holds the first convention of the American Republican Party in Michigan.
  • 1885: Louis Pasteur successfully tests rabies vaccine. This discovery brought a revolution in the medical world.
  • 1892: Dadabhai Naoroji was elected as the first Indian Member of Parliament in Britain.
  • 1906: Second Geneva Conference concluded.
  • 1923: Soviet Socialist Republic is established.
  • 1931: Billy Burke took the U.S. Won Open Golf Tournament.
  • 1944: Mahatma Gandhi was first addressed as ‘Father of the Nation’ by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.
  • 1959: Successfully performed open heart surgery at Vellore Hospital for the first time.
  • 1961: An explosion in a Portuguese ship near Mozambique killed 300 people.
  • 1964: Malawi, the country of the African continent, became independent from Britain and today is declared as the national day of this country.
  • 2002: Afghanistan’s Vice President Abdul Qadir is assassinated in Kabul.
  • 2005: Forty thousand year old footprint of human found in Mexico.
  • 2006: After 44 years, the closed Nathula Pass after the 1962 war in India-China was opened. From here there was trade between India and China.
  • 2008: A 5000-year-old royal necropolis was discovered in southern Egypt.
  • 2008: 115th Wimbledon Women’s Tennis: Venus Williams defeated Serena Williams (7-5 ​​6-4).
  • 2009: Jadranka Kosor becomes Croatia’s first female Prime Minister.
  • 2013: Terrorists attack 42 people in a school in Nigeria.

The Most Important Historical events of July Month

Also See: Today in Indian and World History – What Happened Today In History

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