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|October 6th, 2068||Event||Battle of Artaxata: Lucullus averts the bad omen of this day by defeating Tigranes the Great of Armenia.|
|October 6th, 2007||Event||Jason Lewis completes the first human-powered circumnavigation of the globe.|
|October 6th, 2002||Event||The French oil tanker Limburg is bombed off Yemen.|
|October 6th, 2002||Event||Opus Dei founder Josemaria Escriva is canonized.|
|October 6th, 2000||Event||Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic resigns.|
|October 6th, 1995||Event||51 Pegasi was discovered to be the first major star apart from the Sun to have a planet (and extrasolar planet) orbiting around it.|
|October 6th, 1987||Event||Fiji becomes a republic.|
|October 6th, 1985||Event||PC Keith Blakelock is murdered as riots erupt in the Broadwater Farm suburb of London.|
|October 6th, 1981||Event||President of Egypt, Anwar al-Sadat is assassinated.|
|October 6th, 1979||Event||Pope John Paul II becomes the first pontiff to visit the White House.|
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