On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 2019

Historical Events

  • 99 Iraqis have died and 4,000 injured in protests over 5 days against living conditions, unemployment and corruption according to human rights group
  • Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters march in defiance of a new ban on face masks

Famous Deaths

  • Masaichi Kaneda, Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (only Japanese pitcher to win 400 games; perfect game 1957), dies at 86

Rip Taylor

Rip Taylor, American actor and comedian (Gong Show, $1.98 Beauty Show), dies at 88

  • [Peter] "Ginger" Baker, English drummer (Cream), dies at 80
2019 Highlights

About October 6, 2019

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 8 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Truth Hurts - Lizzo
  • UK #1 Song: Dance Monkey - Tones and I