|Holiday name||Holiday location||Holiday type|
|Kupalle (Day 1)||Belarus||Observance|
|Day of the Capital||Kazakhstan||Public Holiday|
|Jan Hus Day||Czech Republic||National Holiday|
|Independence Day||Malawi||Public Holiday|
|World Kissing Day||-||Unofficial (Relationships & Family)|
|King Mindaugas’ Coronation Day||Lithuania||National Holiday|
|National Fried Chicken Day||-||Unofficial (Food & Drinks)|
|National Hand Roll Day||-||Unofficial (Food & Drinks)|
|Fast of Shiva Asar B'Tammuz||Israel||Observance, Hebrew|
|National Day||Comoros||Public Holiday|
Historical Events on July 6
- 1777: American forces retreat from Fort Ticonderoga in New York after British artillery is levied on it at the Siege of Fort Ticonderoga during the American Revolutionary War.
- 1779: British forces are defeated by French forces at the Battle of Grenada during the American Revolutionary War.
- 1809: The second day of the Battle of Wagram during the Napoleonic Wars.
- 1854: The first convention of the U.S Republican Party is held in Jackson, Michigan.
- 1865: The Nation Magazine is published for the first time.
- 1885: Louis Pasteur successfully tests his rabies vaccine.
- 1917:E. Lawrence leads Arabian troops to capture Aqaba from the Ottoman Empire during World War I.
- 1939: The last remaining Jewish establishments in Germany are closed down for good by the Nazis.
- 1940: Story Bridge in Brisbane, Australia is opened.
- 1941: Nazi forces try to encircle several Soviet armies near Smolensk during World War 2.
- 1942: Anne Frank and her family go into hiding during World War 2.
- 1944: Jackie Robinson refuses to go to a back of a bus. This would lead to a court-martial.
- 1947: The Soviet Union begins manufacturing the AK-47.
- 2013: At a school shooting in Yobe State in Nigeria, over 42 people are killed.
- 2013: Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crashes at San Francisco International Airport. Of the 307 people on board, 181 are injured and 3 are killed.
- 2013: An oil train derails at Lac-Megantic in Quebec and bursts into flames. More than thirty buildings are destroyed and over Forty-seven people are killed.
Famous Birthdays on July 6
- American businessman Harold Stirling Vanderbilt is born in 1884.
- American author and illustrator Will James is born in 1892.
- Swedish biochemist and Nobel Prize laureate, Hugo Theorell is born in 1903.
- American actor, producer and TV game show creator, Merv Griffin is born in 1925.
- American singer-songwriter Bill Haley is born in 1925.
- American actress Janet Leigh is born in 1927.
- American actress and singer, Della Reese is born in 1931.
- American actor Ned Beatty is born in 1937.
- American businessman and 43rd President of the U.S., George W. Bush is born in 1946.
- American actor Fred Dryer is born in 1946.
- American actor and screenwriter, Sylvester Stallone is born in 1946.
- Australian actor and producer, Geoffrey Rush is born in 1951.