October 6th is known as Noodle Day as well as Mad Hatter Day.
Welcome to day 279 of 365! We’re only 85 days away from celebrating the new year… but it’s probably too early to be thinking about that yet.
Wait until you see what we have in store for you today. October 6th wouldn’t be what it is without its many faces in history.
Did you know that on this day in 2010, Instagram was officially launched? The social media application gained 25,000 users on its first day.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about October 6th in history!
What memorable events happened on October 6 in history? Keep reading to find out!
A gunman killed 38 people in a daycare center in Thailand.
Among the 38 victims were 24 children, with some as young as two years old. Other victims were teachers and workers at the daycare center. The suspect was a former policeman dismissed due to drug abuse allegations. He later shot his wife, son, and himself at their home.
Protestors took to the streets in Hong Kong after the government announced a ban on face masks.
Pope Benedict XVI’s butler, Paolo Gabriele, was convicted and jailed for 18 months for leaking confidential documents.
The verdict was made on the fourth day of hearings after a two-hour debate.
Instagram was launched and gained 25,000 users on its first day.
The largest music fraternity in the USA, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, was founded.
Since its founding, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia has initiated over 260,000 members who call themselves Sinfonians. The fraternity’s goal is to assist its members in adopting music as a profession and advance the cause of music in the USA. There are 24 Si Mu Alpha Sinfonia chapters across the country, with the fraternity’s headquarters in Evansville, Indiana.
If today’s your birthday, you share this special day with Scarlett Hefner! Here are other famous people born on this day.
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Unfortunately, October 6th has also been a day where we’ve had to say some goodbyes over the years…
Scott Wilson was an American actor born on March 29, 1942. He died on this day in 2018, at age 76 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Oct 6, 2018 (Age 76)
If you’re looking to try something new today, here are some special holidays that might just give you an idea.
National Noodle Day
Noodles can be found all over the world in all shapes, sizes, and colors. They’re most often made from flour but can even be made from beans or vegetables like zucchini or carrots; there are oodles of noodles possibilities! Celebrate today by eating your favorite type of noodles!
National Mad Hatter Day was created in honor of the Mad Hatter from Lewis Carrol’s Alice in Wonderland. Today you’re strongly encouraged to take a walk on the sillier side of life. You could host a dress-up tea party, wear some silly hats, or even go on a wild adventure!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
There is an ex-monk in Spain who has been building a Cathedral by hand since 1961.
Birthday & Zodiac
Those of you who were born on October 6 share the Libra star sign.
Libra is represented by the scales. The scales are the only inanimate object out of all the zodiacs, and just like scales, Libras are obsessed with symmetry and have a passion for perfect balance.
For those of you born in October, you have the Pink Tourmaline birthstone. Tourmaline gets its name from the Sinhalese (Sri Lankan) word “tourmali,” which means “mixed stones.”
For people born on this day, your estimated date of conception falls on January 13 in the same year.
A baby that is conceived on October 6, 2023, will likely be due next year around June 29.