June 6

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June 6 is the 157th day of the year (158th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 208 days remain until the end of the year.

Events

Births

Deaths

Holidays and observances

Christian eschatology

The date of June 6, 2006 was significant for followers of Christian eschatology, 6/6/6 being the "Number of the Beast". Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins chose this date to publish their novel The Rapture, a Christian science fiction book with eschatological themes.

References

  1. ^ Dumbarton Oaks; Philip Grierson (June 1973). Catalogue of the Byzantine Coins in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection and in the Whittemore Collection: Leo III to Nicephorus III, 717 - 1801. Dumbarton Oaks. p. 526. ISBN 978-0-88402-045-5.
  2. ^ Hans Delbr_ck (1990). The Dawn of Modern Warfare. U of Nebraska Press. p. 78. ISBN 0-8032-6586-7.
  3. ^ Paul Douglas Lockhart (13 February 2004). Sweden in the Seventeenth Century. Macmillan International Higher Education. p. 6. ISBN 978-0-230-80255-1.
  4. ^ Barua, Pradeep (2005). The State at War in South Asia. University of Nebraska Press. p. 42. ISBN 978-0-8032-1344-9.
  5. ^ "Bud Harrelson #3". Players. Major League Baseball. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  6. ^ (玄以光和六年卒,時年七十五。) Houhanshu vol. 51.
  7. ^ Dennis P. Hupchick (10 July 2017). The Bulgarian-Byzantine Wars for Early Medieval Balkan Hegemony: Silver-Lined Skulls and Blinded Armies. Springer. p. 169. ISBN 978-3-319-56206-3.

External links

  • BBC: On This Day
  • The New York Times: On This Day
  • Today in Canadian History
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