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Today’s Historical Events on October 6.
1807, 6th October: Sir Humphrey Davy discovered a new metal, and named it Potassium.
1908, 6th October: Austria annexed Bosnia and Herzegovina.
1927, 6th October: Warner Bros. ‘Jazz Singer’, the world’s first talkie film, was released in the United States.
1927, 6th October: The first independent film processing film laboratory in India, Atmananda Laboratory, was set up by Narayanrao, also known as Dhanjibhai K. Desai.
1949, 6th October: The cornerstone of the National Defense Academy (NDA) building at Khadakwasla was laid by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.
1973, 6th October: Egypt and Syria invaded Israel.
1981, 6th October: Assassination of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat.
1987, 6th October: Fiji became a republic.
2007, 6th October: Jason Lewis completed a circumnavigation of the earth in a whaleboat.
2010, 6th October: Instagram, a mainstream photo-sharing application, was founded.
06 October in Indian History – Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on October 6.
1773: Louis Philippe I, King of France.
1779: Mount Stuart Elphinstone, Scottish diplomat and governor of the Indian state of Mumbai.
1808: Ardaseer Wadia, Indian shipbuilder and engineer belonging to the Wadia shipbuilding family.
1866: Reginald Fessenden, Canadian inventor, founder of radiotelephony.
1887: Le Corbusier, Swiss-French architect, designer, painter, urban planner, writer, and one of the pioneers of what is now regarded as modern architecture.
1893: Meghnad Saha, an Indian astronomer and Member of Parliament.
1912: Dr. Hari Jeevan (H. J. Arnikar), Indian Atomic chemist, Professor.
1914: Thor Heyerdahl, a Norwegian navigator, and researcher.
1930: Richie Benoit, an Australian cricketer, and commentator.
1946: Vinod Khanna, Indian actor, filmmaker, and politician.
1946: Tony Gregg, English cricketer, and critic.
06 October in Indian History – Death Anniversaries of famous people on October 6.
1661: Guru Har Rai, the seventh of ten Gurus of the Sikh religion.
1880: Benjamin Peirce, American mathematician.
1892: Lord Tennyson, English poet.
1951: W.K. Kellogg, an American industrialist, the founder of the Kellogg Company.
1951: Otto Fritz Meyerhof, German physician, and biochemist, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology.
1974: V K Krishna Menon, Indian politician, non-career diplomat, and a nationalist.
1981: Anwar el-Sadat, Egyptian politician, the third President of Egypt.
2007: L. M. Singhvi, Indian politician, Lawyer, Scholar, Diplomat, and Ambassador of India to England.
2015: Arpad Gonzalez, Hungary’s first president.