Today in History
On October 6, learn about the most interesting events and historical facts from across history. The 279th day of the Gregorian calendar is October 6th. The photo-sharing software Instagram was launched on this day, while Egyptian President Amwar Sadat was assassinated by Islamic extremists. During the Revolutionary War, British soldiers took Forts Clinton and Montgomery.
The 6th of October falls under the sign of Libra. Elisabeth Shue, Jeremy Sisto, and LeBron James Jr. are all born on October 6th. National Noodle Day and National Mad Hatter Day are also celebrated today.