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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining October 6. This list is intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. But nevertheless learn why is October 6 so important!

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Top 10 October 6 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. On October 6, 1909, Vancouver revealed its first Auto Ambulance and was taken on a test drive, when it ran over and almost instantly killed a wealthy man from Austin, Texas. Ironically, this man was the first person the ambulance picked up.

  2. The Israeli forces built the Bar Lev Line on the Suez Canal, costing $300 million and was expected to be a "graveyard for Egyptian troops", as it would take at least 24-48 hours to be breached. On 6 October 1973, armed with a few 100 water cannons, the Egyptians breached it in less than 2 hours.

  3. The first African-American to reach the rank of general was Benjamin O. Davis, promoted to the rank of brigadier general on October 25, 1940. 6 days after presiding over his retirement ceremony, President Truman issued Executive Order 9981 abolishing racial discrimination in the military.

  4. Young Earth Creationists pit the creation of the Universe to be on Saturday, October 22, 4004 BC, at 6 PM. This is around the same time the water buffalo was domesticated.

  5. Dormouse spends cold time of the year, from middle of October to April or May, in deep sleep (hibernation). Its body temperature and heart beats decrease significantly to preserve energy. During period of hibernation, dormouse uses body fats as only source of energy. Since hibernation can last more than 6 months, dormouse is also known as sleeper or sleep mouse.

  6. During the second battle on October 7th, 1777 the British force was 6,600 strong and the American force was more than 12,000 strong.

  7. Nesting takes place 6 weeks after returning to the breeding grounds or from October to December in the southern part of their range (during the rainy season, when food is abundant).

  8. April 4, June 6, October 10 and December 12 will all fall on the same day of the week in any yearThese days are called doomsdays, and are meant to help calculate the day of the week of any given date. In 2015 doomsdays are all on Saturday.

  9. Raytheon filed a patent on October 8, 1945 for a microwave cooking oven, eventually named the Radarange. In 1947 the first commercially produced microwave oven was about 6 feet tall, weighed about 750 lbs, and cost between $2,000 and $3,000

  10. The most visited Wikipedia article on a single day is about Steve Jobs which had 7.4 million views on 6 October 2011. The previous record was held by Michael Jackson. Both pages set the record one day after the subjects' death.

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On October 6, 1976, the Gang of four, a political faction of Communist party officials, who had total control over the media and played a crucial role in the Cultural Revoluton, led by Mao Zedong's last wife, were arrested.

In October 1863, the State of Minnesota offered $200 for each Souix indian scalp. (Pdf, column 6)

April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10) and December 12 (12/12) all fall on the same day of the year. Also, 5/9, 9/5, 7/11, and 11/7. For this year, that is, Saturday.

The first record for push-ups was documented by Guinness World Records: 6,006 non-stop push-ups by Charles Linster in 1965, October 5. The record for the most push-ups non-stop was 10,507, set by Minoru Yoshida of Japan in October 1980. *proceeds to merely making 15 pushups*

In October 1965, an A-1H Skyraider from the USS Midway used a modified toilet as a bomb on a raid against the North Vietnamese in commemoration of the 6-millionth pound of ordnance dropped.

Someone in Chicago has been shot every 2.84 hours this year for a total of 2,349 shootings during the period of January 1, 2015 to October 6, 2015, according to crime stats published by the Chicago Tribune.

In October 2009, a Colorado family called 911 claiming their 6-year-old son was floating away in a helium balloon. It was later determined to be a hoax, and the boy inadvertently outed the hoax on national television.

Elvis Presley got the polio shot on The Ed Sullivan Show in October 1956 the polio vaccination rate in America jumped from a measly 0.6% to over 80% in 6 months

Wang Mang (Chinese: 王莽, c. 45 BCE – 6 October 23 CE), courtesy name Jujun (巨君), was a Han Dynasty official who seized the throne from the Liu family and founded the Xin (or Hsin, meaning "renewed"[1]) Dynasty (新朝), ruling 9–23 CE.

There is a city in Egypt named after the date October 6.

Donald Trump, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton are all 72 this year. Trump: June 14, 1946; George W. July 6; Clinton August 19; Hillary will be 71 on October 26.

This Day In History October 6, 1893 What is Cream of Wheat?

October 6 marks the 152nd anniversary of the first train robbery in the USA

USA has ~300 days designated to commemorate different types of foods and beverages, including 48 in July alone. October 6 is National Noodle Day.

In October 2018 alone, Donald Trump verifiably lied an incredible 1,104 times - an average of over 30 lies a day leading up to the midterm elections. As of October 30, he is at 6,420 demonstrable lies for the length of his presidency.

In the film, "The Untouchables," twenty five local residents were cast to ride horseback as Royal Canadian Mounted Police during the iconic shootout sequence on the bridge. From October 6–20, the Hardy Bridge, which crosses the Missouri River, was closed to traffic for filming.

On October 6, 1909, Vancouver revealed it's first Auto Ambulance which was taken around for a test drive, when it ran over and almost instantly killed a wealthy man from Austin, Texas. Ironically, this man was the first man the ambulance picked up.

On October 6, 1909, Vancouver revealed it's first Auto Ambulance and was taken out on a test drive, when it ran over and almost instantly killed a wealthy man from Austin, Texas. Ironically, this man was the first person the ambulance picked up.

What is believed to be the deepest shipwreck ever, located at 20,406 feet (6,220 m) deep in the Philippine Trench, was discovered recently, on 30 October 2019.

The Redhead Murders, a series of unsolved murders of redheaded women from between October 1978-1980s, believed to have been done by an unknown serial killer. The number of victims range from 6-11. Only 4 were identified by November 2018.

The first Video Game Tournament was Stanford's "Spacewar Olympics" in October 1972, 6 weeks before Atari released Pong.

Snoop Dogg's birthday is October 20th, exactly 6 months away from 4/20.