October 6: On This Day in History – Historical Events of today

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October 6 On This Day in History - Historical Events of today

What happened on October 6 in the History?

There are several incidents or events which was happened on October 6 in the history but here we will publish only top rated events or incidents or historical events.

October 6 – The Historical Events of Today in History

  • 1917  Battle of Passchendaele: Canadian troops capture the village of Passchendaele in the Third Battle of Ypres, after 250,000 casualties on both sides
  • 1939  Adolf Hitler announces plans to regulate Jewish problem
  • 1948  The 1948 Ashgabat earthquake kills 100,000 in the Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic
  • 1948  Paleoanthropologist Mary Leakey finds the first partial fossil skull of Proconsul africanus, an ancestor of apes and humans on Rusinga Island, Kenya
  • 1951  Joseph Stalin proclaims the Soviet Union has the atomic bomb
  • 1956  Dr. Albert Sabin discovers oral polio vaccine


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