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  • Anqing, Anhui, China
    Saturday Jul 06, 1907

    Xinhai Revolution

    Anqing Uprising

    Anqing, Anhui, China
    Saturday Jul 06, 1907

    On 6 July 1907, Xu Xilin of Guangfuhui led an uprising in Anqing, Anhui, which became known as the Anqing Uprising. Xu Xilin at the time was the police commissioner as well as the supervisor of the police academy. He led an uprising that was to assassinate the provincial governor of Anhui, En Ming. They were defeated after four hours of fighting. Xu was captured, and En Ming's bodyguards cut out his heart and liver and ate them. His cousin Qiu Jin was executed a few days later.




  • Dublin, Georgia, U.S.
    Sunday Jul 06, 1919

    Red Summer

    Dublin, Georgia riot

    Dublin, Georgia, U.S.
    Sunday Jul 06, 1919

    During a race riot local African-American, Rob Ashely, was accused in the murder of a white man and wounding another man on July 6, 1919. While in jail the local white community threatened to storm the jail and lynch Ashely. They were thwarted by an armed black community group that was formed to protect the jail and prevent a lynching. Later a company of eighty home guards prevented further trouble, but for weeks the situation was tense.




  • Brunete, Spain
    Tuesday Jul 06, 1937

    Spanish Civil War

    Battle of Brunete

    Brunete, Spain
    Tuesday Jul 06, 1937

    The Battle of Brunete, however, was a significant defeat for the Republic, which lost many of its most accomplished troops. The offensive led to an advance of 50 square kilometres (19 sq mi), and left 25,000 Republican casualties. The Battle of Brunete (6–25 July 1937), fought 24 kilometres (15 mi) west of Madrid, was a Republican attempt to alleviate the pressure exerted by the Nationalists on the capital and on the north during the Spanish Civil War. Although initially successful, the Republicans were forced to retreat from Brunete and suffered devastating casualties from the battle.




  • Berlin, Germany
    Saturday Jul 06, 1940

    Adolf Hitler

    Peak of Hitler's popularity

    Berlin, Germany
    Saturday Jul 06, 1940

    Hitler's popularity within Germany, and German support for the war, reached its peak when he returned to Berlin on 6 July from his tour of Paris.




  • New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
    Saturday Jul 06, 1946

    George W. Bush

    Birth

    New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
    Saturday Jul 06, 1946

    George Walker Bush was born on July 6, 1946, at Yale–New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut.




  • South Korea
    Thursday Jul 06, 1950

    Korean War

    General MacArthur ordered Major General Hobart R. Gay, commander of the US 1st Cavalry Division, to plan the division's amphibious landing at Incheon

    South Korea
    Thursday Jul 06, 1950

    Against the rested and re-armed Pusan Perimeter defenders and their reinforcements, the KPA were undermanned and poorly supplied; unlike the UN forces, they lacked naval and air support. To relieve the Pusan Perimeter, General MacArthur recommended an amphibious landing at Incheon, near Seoul and well over 160 km (100 mi) behind the KPA lines. On 6 July, he ordered Major General Hobart R. Gay, commander of the US 1st Cavalry Division, to plan the division's amphibious landing at Incheon.




  • England
    Monday Jul 06, 1964

    The Beatles

    The Movie "A Hard Day's Night"

    England
    Monday Jul 06, 1964

    Capitol Records' lack of interest throughout 1963 did not go unnoticed, and a competitor, United Artists Records, encouraged their film division to offer the Beatles a three-motion-picture deal, primarily for the commercial potential of the soundtracks in the US. Directed by Richard Lester, A Hard Day's Night involved the band for six weeks in March–April 1964 as they played themselves in a musical comedy. The film premiered in London and New York in July and August, respectively, and was an international success, with some critics drawing comparison with the Marx Brothers.


  • Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Tuesday Jul 06, 1971

    Louis Armstrong

    Death

    Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Tuesday Jul 06, 1971

    Against his doctor's advice, Armstrong played a two-week engagement in March 1971 at the Waldorf-Astoria's Empire Room. At the end of it he was hospitalized for a heart attack. He was released from the hospital in May, and quickly resumed practicing his trumpet playing. Still hoping to get back on the road, Armstrong died of a heart attack in his sleep on July 6, 1971, a month before his 70th birthday.


  • Taoyuan City, Taiwan
    Wednesday Jul 06, 2011

    HTC

    HTC buy VIA technology

    Taoyuan City, Taiwan
    Wednesday Jul 06, 2011

    On 6 July 2011, it was announced that HTC would buy VIA Technologies' stake in S3 Graphics.


  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Thursday Jul 06, 2017

    Stan Lee

    His wife's death

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Thursday Jul 06, 2017

    On July 6, 2017, his wife of 69 years, Joan, died of complications from a stroke. She was 95 years old.


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