On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 2010

Historical Events

  • Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger launch Instagram
  • Phillies ace Roy Halladay pitches only the 2nd postseason no-hitter in MLB history in Game 1 NLDS, 4-0 v Cincinnati Reds, at Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia

Famous Deaths

  • Antonie Kamerling, Dutch actor and singer (b. 1966)
  • Colette Renard, French actress and singer (b. 1924)
  • David Rowbotham, Australian poet and journalist, dies at 86
2010 Highlights

About October 6, 2010

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra