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