October 6th is the 279th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day photo-sharing app Instagram was founded; Egyptian President Amwar Sadat was murdered by Islamic extremists, and British forces captured Forts Clinton and Montgomery during the Revolutionary War. Famous October 6th birthdays include Will Smith and Serena Williams. Today is National Noodle Day and National Mad Hatter Day.

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