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What happend on 6. September in History

In our data base we found 364 events happened on 6. September:
  • 394: Eugenius, Roman usurper [category: Deaths]
  • 394: Battle of the Frigidus: The Christian Roman Emperor Theodosius I defeats and kills the pagan usurper Eugenius and his Frankish magister militum Arbogast. [category: Events]
  • 957: Liudolf, Duke of Swabia (b. 930) [category: Deaths]
  • 972: Pope John XIII [category: Deaths]
  • 1276: Vicedomino de Vicedominis, Italian cardinal (b. 1215) [category: Deaths]

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  • 1431: Demetrios Laskaris Leontares, Byzantine soldier and statesman [category: Deaths]
  • 1492: Christopher Columbus sails from La Gomera in the Canary Islands, his final port of call before crossing the Atlantic for the first time. [category: Events]
  • 1511: Ashikaga Yoshizumi, Japanese shogun (b. 1481) [category: Deaths]
  • 1522: The Victoria, the only surviving ship of Ferdinand Magellan's expedition, returns to Sanlúcar de Barrameda in Spain, becoming the first ship to circumnavigate the world. [category: Events]
  • 1535: Emanuel van Meteren, Flemish historian (d. 1612) [category: Births]
  • 1620: Isabella Leonarda, Italian composer (d. 1704) [category: Births]
  • 1620: The Pilgrims sail from Plymouth, England, on the Mayflower to settle in North America. (Old Style date; September 16 per New Style date.) [category: Events]
  • 1625: Thomas Dempster, Scottish historian (b. 1579) [category: Deaths]
  • 1628: Puritans settle Salem, which will later become part of Massachusetts Bay Colony. [category: Events]
  • 1633: Sebastian Knüpfer, German composer (d. 1676) [category: Births]
  • 1634: Thirty Years' War: In the Battle of Nördlingen the Catholic Imperial army defeats Protestant armies of Sweden and Germany. [category: Events]
  • 1635: Metius, Dutch mathematician and astronomer (b. 1571) [category: Deaths]
  • 1649: Robert Dudley, English explorer and geographer (b. 1574) [category: Deaths]
  • 1656: Guillaume Dubois, French cardinal and statesman (d. 1723) [category: Births]
  • 1666: Ivan V of Russia (d. 1696) [category: Births]

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  • 1683: Jean-Baptiste Colbert, French politician (b. 1619) [category: Deaths]
  • 1708: Sir John Morden, 1st Baronet, English merchant and philanthropist, founded Morden College (b. 1623) [category: Deaths]
  • 1711: Henry Muhlenberg, German-American missionary and pastor (d. 1787) [category: Births]
  • 1724: Jonathan Singletary Dunham, American settler (b. 1640) [category: Deaths]
  • 1729: Moses Mendelssohn, German philosopher (d. 1786) [category: Births]
  • 1732: Johan Wilcke, Swedish physicist (d. 1796) [category: Births]
  • 1748: Edmund Gibson, English jurist and scholar (b. 1669) [category: Deaths]
  • 1757: Gilbert du Motier, marquis de Lafayette, French military officer (d. 1834) [category: Births]
  • 1766: John Dalton, English chemist and physicist (d. 1844) [category: Births]
  • 1781: The Battle of Groton Heights takes place, resulting a British victory. [category: Events]
  • 1782: Martha Jefferson, American wife of Thomas Jefferson (b. 1748) [category: Deaths]
  • 1783: Bertinazzi, Italian actor and author (b. 1710) [category: Deaths]
  • 1795: Frances Wright, English writer and activist (d. 1852) [category: Births]
  • 1800: Catharine Beecher, American educator (d. 1878) [category: Births]
  • 1802: Alcide d'Orbigny, French naturalist (d. 1857) [category: Births]
  • 1808: Abdelkader El Djezairi, Algerian scholar, politician, and military leader (d. 1883) [category: Births]
  • 1808: Louis-Pierre Anquetil, French historian (b. 1723) [category: Deaths]
  • 1814: George-Étienne Cartier, Canadian politician (d. 1873) [category: Births]
  • 1815: St. John Richardson Liddell, American general (d. 1870) [category: Births]
  • 1817: Alexander Tilloch Galt, Canadian politician (d. 1893) [category: Births]
  • 1819: William Rosecrans, American general and diplomat (d. 1898) [category: Births]
  • 1829: Marie Zakrzewska, Polish physician (d. 1902) [category: Births]
  • 1833: Antoine le Blanc, French-American murderer (b. 1800) [category: Deaths]
  • 1838: Samuel Arnold, American conspirator (d. 1906) [category: Births]
  • 1847: Henry David Thoreau leaves Walden Pond and moves in with Ralph Waldo Emerson and his family in Concord, Massachusetts. [category: Events]
  • 1852: Schalk Willem Burger, South African politician and military leader, 6th President of the South African Republic (d. 1918) [category: Births]
  • 1855: Ferdinand Hummel, German pianist, conductor and composer (d. 1928) [category: Births]
  • 1857: Zelia Nuttall, American archeologist and historian (d. 1933) [category: Births]
  • 1859: Macpherson Robertson, Australian businessman and philanthropist, founded MacRobertson's (d. 1945) [category: Births]
  • 1860: Jane Addams, American social worker, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1935) [category: Births]
  • 1861: William Lane, Australian journalist, founder of New Australia (d. 1917) [category: Births]
  • 1861: American Civil War: Forces under Union General Ulysses S. Grant bloodlessly capture Paducah, Kentucky, which gives the Union control of the mouth of the Tennessee River. [category: Events]
  • 1863: American Civil War: Confederates evacuate Battery Wagner and Morris Island in South Carolina. [category: Events]
  • 1868: Heinrich Häberlin, Swiss politician (d. 1947) [category: Births]
  • 1868: Pierre Adolphe Rost, American lawyer, judge, and politician (b. 1797) [category: Deaths]
  • 1869: Felix Salten, Austrian author (d. 1945) [category: Births]
  • 1869: Walford Davies, English composer (d. 1941) [category: Births]
  • 1870: Louisa Ann Swain of Laramie, Wyoming becomes the first woman in the United States to cast a vote legally after 1807. [category: Events]
  • 1876: John James Rickard Macleod, Scottish physician and physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1935) [category: Births]
  • 1877: Buddy Bolden, American cornet player (d. 1930) [category: Births]
  • 1879: Joseph Wirth, German politician, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1956) [category: Births]
  • 1879: Max Schreck, German actor (d. 1936) [category: Births]
  • 1885: Narcís Monturiol i Estarriol, Catalan engineer, designed the Ictineo I and Ictineo II (b. 1819) [category: Deaths]
  • 1885: Eastern Rumelia declares its union with Bulgaria. The Unification of Bulgaria is accomplished. [category: Events]
  • 1888: Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., American businessman and diplomat (d. 1969) [category: Births]
  • 1888: Charles Turner becomes the first bowler to take 250 wickets in an English season – a feat since accomplished only by Tom Richardson (twice), J.T. Hearne, Wilfred Rhodes (twice) and Tich Freeman (six times). [category: Events]
  • 1890: Clara Kimball Young, American actress (d. 1960) [category: Births]
  • 1891: John Charles Thomas, American opera singer (d. 1960) [category: Births]
  • 1892: Edward Victor Appleton, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1965) [category: Births]
  • 1893: Claire Chennault, American pilot (d. 1958) [category: Births]
  • 1899: Billy Rose, American composer (d. 1966) [category: Births]
  • 1900: Julien Green, French-American novelist (d. 1998) [category: Births]
  • 1900: W. A. C. Bennett, Canadian politician, 25th Premier of British Columbia (d. 1979) [category: Births]
  • 1901: Anarchist Leon Czolgosz shoots and fatally wounds US President William McKinley at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York. [category: Events]
  • 1902: Frederick Abel, English chemist (b. 1827) [category: Deaths]
  • 1906: Luis Federico Leloir, French chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1987) [category: Births]
  • 1907: Sully Prudhomme, French poet and writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1839) [category: Deaths]
  • 1908: Anthony Wagner, English officer of arms (d. 1995) [category: Births]
  • 1908: Korczak Ziolkowski, American sculptor, designed the Crazy Horse Memorial (d. 1982) [category: Births]
  • 1909: Michael Gordon, American actor and director (d. 1993) [category: Births]
  • 1910: Walter Giesler, American soccer player and coach (d. 1976) [category: Births]
  • 1911: Harry Danning, American baseball player (d. 2004) [category: Births]
  • 1912: Wayne Barlow, American composer, organist, and director (d. 1996) [category: Births]
  • 1913: Julie Gibson, American actress and singer [category: Births]
  • 1915: Franz Josef Strauss, German politician (d. 1988) [category: Births]
  • 1917: George Mann, English cricketer (d. 2001) [category: Births]
  • 1917: John Berry, American director (d. 1999) [category: Births]
  • 1917: Philipp von Boeselager, German Wehrmacht officer, member of the July 20 plot (d. 2008) [category: Births]
  • 1918: Hugh Gillis, American politician (d. 2013) [category: Births]
  • 1919: Louise LaPlanche, American actress (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1919: Wilson Greatbatch, American engineer and inventor (d. 2011) [category: Births]
  • 1919: Lord Charles Beresford, English admiral and politician (b. 1846) [category: Deaths]
  • 1921: Carmen Laforet, Spanish author (d. 2004) [category: Births]
  • 1921: Norman Joseph Woodland, American inventor, co-created the bar code (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1923: Peter II of Yugoslavia (d. 1970) [category: Births]
  • 1924: John Melcher, American politician [category: Births]
  • 1925: Jimmy Reed, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1976) [category: Births]
  • 1926: Arthur Oldham, English composer and conductor (d. 2003) [category: Births]
  • 1926: Maurice Prather, American photographer and director (d. 2001) [category: Births]
  • 1926: Prince Claus of the Netherlands (d. 2002) [category: Births]
  • 1927: Charles Woodruff, American archer (b. 1846) [category: Deaths]
  • 1928: Evgeny Svetlanov, Russian conductor and composer (d. 2002) [category: Births]
  • 1928: Robert M. Pirsig, American philosopher and author [category: Births]
  • 1928: Sid Watkins, English neurosurgeon (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1929: Yash Johar, Indian film producer, founded Dharma Productions (d. 2005) [category: Births]
  • 1930: Akiji Kobayashi, Japanese actor (d. 1996) [category: Births]
  • 1930: Democratically elected Argentine president Hipólito Yrigoyen is deposed in a military coup. [category: Events]
  • 1932: Bernie Winters, English comedian (d. 1991) [category: Births]
  • 1932: Gilles Tremblay, Canadian composer [category: Births]
  • 1932: Hiroyuki Iwaki, Japanese conductor (d. 2006) [category: Births]
  • 1937: Janusz Kurczab, Polish mountaineer [category: Births]
  • 1937: Jo Anne Worley, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1937: Sergio Aragonés, Spanish illustrator and writer [category: Births]
  • 1937: Spanish Civil War: The start of the Battle of El Mazuco. [category: Events]
  • 1938: Joan Tower, American composer, pianist, and conductor [category: Births]
  • 1938: John Stuart Hindmarsh, English race car driver and aviator (b. 1907) [category: Deaths]
  • 1939: Brigid Berlin, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1939: Dan Cragg, American soldier and author [category: Births]
  • 1939: David Allan Coe, American singer-songwriter and guitarist [category: Births]
  • 1939: Errol Black, Canadian academic and politician (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1939: Susumu Tonegawa, Japanese biologist, Nobel Prize laureate [category: Births]
  • 1939: Arthur Rackham, English illustrator (b. 1867) [category: Deaths]
  • 1939: World War II: South Africa declares war on Germany. [category: Events]
  • 1939: World War II: The Battle of Barking Creek. [category: Events]
  • 1940: Elizabeth Murray, American painter (d. 2007) [category: Births]
  • 1940: Jackie Trent, English singer-songwriter, and actress [category: Births]
  • 1940: King Carol II of Romania abdicates and is succeeded by his son Michael. [category: Events]
  • 1942: Carol Wayne, American actress (d. 1985) [category: Births]
  • 1942: Dave Bargeron, American trombonist and tuba player (Blood, Sweat & Tears) [category: Births]
  • 1942: Mel McDaniel, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2011) [category: Births]
  • 1942: Richard Anthony Hutton, English cricketer [category: Births]
  • 1943: Richard J. Roberts, English biochemist and biologist, Nobel Prize laureate [category: Births]
  • 1943: Roger Waters, English singer-songwriter, bass player, and composer (Pink Floyd and The Bleeding Heart Band) [category: Births]
  • 1943: The Monterrey Institute of Technology, one of the largest and most influential private universities in Latin America, is founded in Monterrey, Mexico. [category: Events]
  • 1943: The Pennsylvania Railroad's premier train derails at Frankford Junction in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, killing 79 people and injuring 117 others. [category: Events]
  • 1944: Donna Haraway, American educator, activist, and author [category: Births]
  • 1944: Swoosie Kurtz, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1944: World War II: Soviet forces capture the city of Tartu, Estonia. [category: Events]
  • 1944: World War II: The city of Ypres, Belgium is liberated by allied forces. [category: Events]
  • 1945: Go Nagai, Japanese illustrator and author [category: Births]
  • 1945: Larry Lucchino, American businessman [category: Births]
  • 1945: John S. McCain, Sr., American admiral (b. 1884) [category: Deaths]
  • 1946: United States Secretary of State James F. Byrnes announces that the U.S. will follow a policy of economic reconstruction in postwar Germany. [category: Events]
  • 1947: Bruce Rioch, Scottish footballer and coach [category: Births]
  • 1947: Jane Curtin, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1947: Sylvester, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer (d. 1988) [category: Births]
  • 1948: Claydes Charles Smith, American guitarist (Kool & the Gang) (d. 2006) [category: Births]
  • 1948: Juliana becomes Queen of the Netherlands. [category: Events]
  • 1949: Walter Widdop, English tenor (b. 1892) [category: Deaths]
  • 1949: Allied military authorities relinquish control of former Nazi Germany assets back to German control. [category: Events]
  • 1950: Olaf Stapledon, English philosopher and author (b. 1886) [category: Deaths]
  • 1951: James W. Gerard, American jurist and diplomat (b. 1867) [category: Deaths]
  • 1952: Gertrude Lawrence, English actress (b. 1898) [category: Deaths]
  • 1952: A prototype aircraft crashes at the Farnborough Airshow in Hampshire, England, killing 29 spectators and the two on board. [category: Events]
  • 1952: Canada's first television station, CBFT-TV, opens in Montreal. [category: Events]
  • 1953: Anne Lockhart, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1954: Carly Fiorina, American businesswoman and politician [category: Births]
  • 1954: Demetris Kizas, Greek-Cypriot footballer [category: Births]
  • 1954: Patrick O'Hearn, American singer-songwriter, musician, and composer (Missing Persons) [category: Births]
  • 1954: Ève Luquet, French designer and engraver [category: Births]
  • 1955: Raymond Benson, American author [category: Births]
  • 1955: Istanbul's Greek and Armenian minority are the target of a government-sponsored pogrom. [category: Events]
  • 1956: Bill Ritter, American politician, 41st Governor of Colorado [category: Births]
  • 1956: Lee Jung Seob, Korean painter (b. 1916) [category: Deaths]
  • 1957: Ali Divandari, Iranian painter, sculptor, and journalist [category: Births]
  • 1957: José Sócrates, Portuguese politician, 119th Prime Minister of Portugal [category: Births]
  • 1957: Michaëlle Jean, Canadian politician, 27th Governor-General of Canada [category: Births]
  • 1957: Tim Whitnall, English actor and screenwriter [category: Births]
  • 1958: Arsinée Khanjian, Armenian-Canadian actress [category: Births]
  • 1958: Buster Bloodvessel, English singer-songwriter (Bad Manners) [category: Births]
  • 1958: Jeff Foxworthy, American comedian, actor, and author [category: Births]
  • 1958: Michael Winslow, American actor and comedian [category: Births]
  • 1958: Nigel Westlake, Australian composer and conductor [category: Births]
  • 1959: Bill Root, Canadian ice hockey player [category: Births]
  • 1959: Edmund Gwenn, English-American actor (b. 1877) [category: Deaths]
  • 1959: Kay Kendall, English actress (b. 1926) [category: Deaths]
  • 1961: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy, Norwegian singer-songwriter and guitarist (a-ha and Savoy) [category: Births]
  • 1961: Scott Travis, American drummer (Judas Priest, Racer X, The Scream, Fight, and Animetal USA) [category: Births]
  • 1961: Simon Reeve, Australian journalist [category: Births]
  • 1962: Chris Christie, American politician, 55th Governor of New Jersey [category: Births]
  • 1962: Elizabeth Vargas, American journalist [category: Births]
  • 1962: Jennifer Egan, American novelist [category: Births]
  • 1962: Kevin Willis, American basketball player [category: Births]
  • 1962: Hanns Eisler, German-Austrian composer (b. 1898) [category: Deaths]
  • 1962: Seiichiro Kashio, Japanese tennis player (b. 1892) [category: Deaths]
  • 1962: Archaeologist Peter Marsden discovers the first of the Blackfriars Ships dating back to the 2nd century AD in the Blackfriars area of the banks of the River Thames in London. [category: Events]
  • 1963: Alice Sebold, American novelist [category: Births]
  • 1963: Bryan Simonaire, American politician [category: Births]
  • 1963: Geert Wilders, Dutch politician [category: Births]
  • 1963: Mark Chesnutt, American singer-songwriter and guitarist [category: Births]
  • 1963: Pat Nevin, Scottish footballer [category: Births]
  • 1963: Skye Gyngell, Australian chef [category: Births]
  • 1963: Wladimir Aïtoff, French rugby player (b. 1879) [category: Deaths]
  • 1963: The Centre for International Industrial Property Studies (CEIPI) is founded. [category: Events]
  • 1964: Rosie Perez, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1965: Christopher Nolan, Irish author (d. 2009) [category: Births]
  • 1965: Darren Clark, Australian sprinter [category: Births]
  • 1965: John Polson, Australian actor and director [category: Births]
  • 1965: Terry Bickers, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The House of Love and Levitation) [category: Births]
  • 1965: Van Tiffin, American football player [category: Births]
  • 1965: War of 1965: India retaliates following Pakistan's Operation Grand Slam which resulted in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 that ends in a stalemate and follows the signing of the Tashkent Declaration. [category: Events]
  • 1966: Hendrik Verwoerd, Dutch-South African politician, 7th Prime Minister of South Africa (b. 1901) [category: Deaths]
  • 1966: Margaret Sanger, American nurse, educator, and activist (b. 1879) [category: Deaths]
  • 1966: In Cape Town, South Africa, the architect of Apartheid, Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd, is stabbed to death during a parliamentary meeting. [category: Events]
  • 1967: Macy Gray, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress [category: Births]
  • 1967: William DuVall, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Alice In Chains, Comes with the Fall, Madfly, Neon Christ, and [[No Walls) [category: Births]
  • 1968: Christopher Brookmyre, Scottish author [category: Births]
  • 1968: Paddy Boom, Singaporean-American drummer and songwriter (Scissor Sisters) [category: Births]
  • 1968: Paul Rea, American journalist [category: Births]
  • 1968: Saeed Anwar, Pakistani cricketer [category: Births]
  • 1968: Swaziland becomes independent. [category: Events]
  • 1969: Ben Finegold, American chess player [category: Births]
  • 1969: CeCe Peniston, American singer-songwriter and actress [category: Births]
  • 1969: Michellie Jones, Australian triathlete [category: Births]
  • 1969: Tony DiTerlizzi, American author [category: Births]
  • 1969: Arthur Friedenreich, Brazilian football player (b. 1892) [category: Deaths]
  • 1970: Cheyne Coates, Australian singer-songwriter and producer (Madison Avenue) [category: Births]
  • 1970: Two passenger jets bound from Europe to New York are simultaneously hijacked by Palestinian terrorist members of PFLP and taken to Dawson's Field in Jordan. [category: Events]
  • 1971: Devang Gandhi, Indian cricketer [category: Births]
  • 1971: Dolores O'Riordan, Irish singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Cranberries) [category: Births]
  • 1972: Anika Noni Rose, American actress and singer [category: Births]
  • 1972: China Miéville, English author [category: Births]
  • 1972: Dylan Bruno, American actor and model [category: Births]
  • 1972: Eugene Hütz, Ukrainian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (Gogol Bordello) [category: Births]
  • 1972: Idris Elba, English-American actor [category: Births]
  • 1972: Justina Machado, Puerto Rican-American actress [category: Births]
  • 1972: Amitzur Shapira, Russian-Israeli runner and coach (b. 1932) [category: Deaths]
  • 1972: Andre Spitzer, Romanian-Israeli fencer and coach (b. 1945) [category: Deaths]
  • 1972: David Mark Berger, American-Israeli weightlifter (b. 1944) [category: Deaths]
  • 1972: Eliezer Halfin, Russian-Israeli wrestler (b. 1948) [category: Deaths]
  • 1972: Kehat Shorr, Romanian shooting coach (b. 1919) [category: Deaths]
  • 1972: Luttif Afif, Palestinian terrorist (b. 1945) [category: Deaths]
  • 1972: Mark Slavin, Israeli wrestler (b. 1954) [category: Deaths]
  • 1972: Victims of the Munich Massacre [category: Deaths]
  • 1972: Yakov Springer, Polish-Israeli wrestler and weightlifting coach (b. 1921) [category: Deaths]
  • 1972: Yossef Gutfreund, Israeli wrestling judge (b. 1931) [category: Deaths]
  • 1972: Ze'ev Friedman, Polish-Israeli weightlifter (b. 1944) [category: Deaths]
  • 1972: Munich Massacre: 9 Israel athletes taken hostage at the Munich Olympic Games by the Palestinian "Black September" terrorist group died (as did a German policeman) at the hands of the kidnappers during a failed rescue attempt. [category: Events]
  • 1973: Alessandro Troncon, Italian rugby player [category: Births]
  • 1973: Carlo Cudicini, Italian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1973: Greg Rusedski, Canadian-English tennis player [category: Births]
  • 1974: Justin Whalin, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1974: Nina Persson, Swedish singer-songwriter (The Cardigans and A Camp) [category: Births]
  • 1974: Sarah Danielle Madison, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1974: Sarah Strange, Canadian actress [category: Births]
  • 1974: Tim Henman, English tennis player [category: Births]
  • 1974: Olga Baclanova, Russian actress (b. 1896) [category: Deaths]
  • 1975: Derrek Lee, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1976: Hyun Young, South Korean actress and singer [category: Births]
  • 1976: Jon Ander López, Spanish footballer (d. 2013) [category: Births]
  • 1976: N.O.R.E., American rapper (Capone-N-Noreaga) [category: Births]
  • 1976: Naomie Harris, English actress [category: Births]
  • 1976: Rodrigo Amarante, Brazilian singer-songwriter and guitarist (Little Joy and Los Hermanos) [category: Births]
  • 1976: Tom Pappas, American decathlete [category: Births]
  • 1976: Cold War: Soviet air force pilot Lt. Viktor Belenko lands a MiG-25 jet fighter at Hakodate on the island of Hokkaidō in Japan and requests political asylum in the United States. [category: Events]
  • 1977: Kiyoshi Hikawa, Japanese singer [category: Births]
  • 1978: Alex Escobar, Venezuelan baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1978: Cisco Adler, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Whitestarr) [category: Births]
  • 1978: Homare Sawa, Japanese footballer [category: Births]
  • 1978: Marlen Angelidou, Greek singer-songwriter and actress [category: Births]
  • 1978: Mathew Horne, English actor [category: Births]
  • 1978: Natalia Cigliuti, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1978: Simon Barjie, Italian-Gambian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1978: Tony Thaxton, American drummer (Motion City Soundtrack) [category: Births]
  • 1978: Max Decugis, French tennis player (b. 1882) [category: Deaths]
  • 1978: Tom Wilson, American record producer (b. 1931) [category: Deaths]
  • 1979: Carlos Adrián Morales, Mexican footballer [category: Births]
  • 1979: Foxy Brown, American rapper (The Firm) [category: Births]
  • 1979: Low Ki, American wrestler [category: Births]
  • 1979: Massimo Maccarone, Italian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1979: Mike Arnaoutis, Greek boxer [category: Births]
  • 1979: Ronald Binge, English composer (b. 1910) [category: Deaths]
  • 1980: Jillian Hall, American wrestler [category: Births]
  • 1980: Joseph Yobo, Nigerian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1980: Kerry Katona, English singer, actress, and author (Atomic Kitten) [category: Births]
  • 1980: Samuel Peter, Nigerian boxer [category: Births]
  • 1980: Yuji Hamano, Japanese archer [category: Births]
  • 1981: Mark Teahen, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1981: Yuki Abe, Japanese footballer [category: Births]
  • 1981: Yumiko Cheng, Hong Kong singer and actress [category: Births]
  • 1981: Christy Brown, Irish author (b. 1932) [category: Deaths]
  • 1983: Dimitri Champion, French cyclist [category: Births]
  • 1983: Pippa Middleton, English party planner, sister of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge [category: Births]
  • 1983: The Soviet Union admits to shooting down Korean Air Flight KAL-007, stating that the pilots did not know it was a civilian aircraft when it violated Soviet airspace. [category: Events]
  • 1984: Helena Ekholm, Swedish skier [category: Births]
  • 1984: Orsi Kocsis, Hungarian model [category: Births]
  • 1984: Ernest Tubb, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1914) [category: Deaths]
  • 1985: Alberto Valerio, Brazilian race car driver [category: Births]
  • 1985: Ali Ashfaq, Maldivian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1985: Webbie, American rapper [category: Births]
  • 1985: Franco Ferrara, Italian conductor (b. 1911) [category: Deaths]
  • 1985: Johnny Desmond, American singer (b. 1919) [category: Deaths]
  • 1985: Midwest Express Airlines Flight 105, a Douglas DC-9 crashes just after takeoff from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, killing 31. [category: Events]
  • 1986: Raven Riley, American porn actress [category: Births]
  • 1986: Blanche Sweet, American actress (b. 1895) [category: Deaths]
  • 1986: In Istanbul, two terrorists from Abu Nidal's organization kill 22 and wound six inside the Neve Shalom synagogue during Shabbat services. [category: Events]
  • 1987: Ramiele Malubay, American singer [category: Births]
  • 1987: Quinn Martin, American television producer (b. 1922) [category: Deaths]
  • 1988: Denis Tonucci, Italian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1988: Max George, English singer (The Wanted and Avenue) [category: Births]
  • 1988: Bill Northam, Australian businessman and sailor (b. 1905) [category: Deaths]
  • 1988: Roland Daniels, American wrestler (b. 1950) [category: Deaths]
  • 1989: Kim So-eun, South Korean actress [category: Births]
  • 1989: Nikos Boutzikos, Greek footballer [category: Births]
  • 1990: John Wall, American basketball player [category: Births]
  • 1990: Len Hutton, English cricketer (b. 1916) [category: Deaths]
  • 1990: Tom Fogerty, American singer (b. 1941) [category: Deaths]
  • 1991: Ashli Amari Adams, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1991: Lauren Froderman, American dancer [category: Births]
  • 1991: Bob Goldham, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1922) [category: Deaths]
  • 1991: The Soviet Union recognizes the independence of the Baltic states: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. [category: Events]
  • 1991: The name Saint Petersburg is restored to Russia's second largest city, which had been renamed Leningrad in 1924. [category: Events]
  • 1992: Fabiola Rodas, Guatemalan singer [category: Births]
  • 1992: Henry Ephron, American playwright, screenwriter, and producer (b. 1912) [category: Deaths]
  • 1992: Hunters discover the emaciated body of Christopher Johnson McCandless at his camp 20 miles (32 km) west of the town of Healy, Alaska. [category: Events]
  • 1993: Mattia Valoti, Italian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1994: Theo Trebs, German actor [category: Births]
  • 1994: Max Kaminsky, American trumpet player and bandleader (b. 1908) [category: Deaths]
  • 1994: Nicky Hopkins, English pianist (The Jeff Beck Group, The Kinks, Jerry Garcia Band, Quicksilver Messenger Service, and Sweet Thursday, (b. 1944) [category: Deaths]
  • 1995: Cal Ripken Jr of the Baltimore Orioles plays in his 2,131st consecutive game, breaking a record that stood for 56 years. [category: Events]
  • 1996: Ester Soré, Chilean musician (b. 1915) [category: Deaths]
  • 1997: P. H. Newby, English author (b. 1918) [category: Deaths]
  • 1997: Funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales takes place in London. Over a million people lined the streets and 2.5 billion watched around the world on television. [category: Events]
  • 1998: Jay Ruckley, Welsh actor [category: Births]
  • 1998: Akira Kurosawa, Japanese director (b. 1910) [category: Deaths]
  • 1998: Ernst-Hugo Järegård, Swedish actor (b. 1928) [category: Deaths]
  • 1998: Ric Segreto, American singer-songwriter, actor, and journalist (b. 1952) [category: Deaths]
  • 1999: Lagumot Harris, Nauruan politician, 3rd President of Nauru (b. 1938) [category: Deaths]
  • 1999: René Lecavalier, Canadian sportscaster (b. 1918) [category: Deaths]
  • 2001: Carl Crack, German rapper and DJ (Atari Teenage Riot) (b. 1971) [category: Deaths]
  • 2002: Ilya Livykou, Greek actress (b. 1919) [category: Deaths]
  • 2003: Harry Goz, American actor (b. 1932) [category: Deaths]
  • 2003: Mohammad Oraz, Iranian mountaineer (b. 1969) [category: Deaths]
  • 2005: Eugenia Charles, Dominican politician, 2nd Prime Minister of Dominica (b. 1919) [category: Deaths]
  • 2005: Hasan Abidi, Pakistani journalist and poet (b. 1929) [category: Deaths]
  • 2006: Prince Hisahito of Akishino [category: Births]
  • 2007: Luciano Pavarotti, Italian tenor (b. 1935) [category: Deaths]
  • 2007: Madeleine L'Engle, American author (b. 1918) [category: Deaths]
  • 2007: Percy Rodriguez, Canadian actor (b. 1918) [category: Deaths]
  • 2008: Anita Page, American actress (b. 1910) [category: Deaths]
  • 2008: Sören Nordin, Swedish harness racer and trainer (b. 1917) [category: Deaths]
  • 2008: Turkish President Abdullah Gül attends an association football match in Armenia after an invitation by Armenian President Serzh Sarkisyan; he is the first Turkish head of state to visit the country. [category: Events]
  • 2009: Catherine Gaskin, Irish-Australian novelist (b. 1929) [category: Deaths]
  • 2009: The ro-ro ferry SuperFerry 9 sinks off the Zamboanga Peninsula in the Philippines with 971 persons aboard; all but ten are rescued. [category: Events]
  • 2010: Clive Donner, English director (b. 1926) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Art Modell, American businessman (b. 1925) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Bertil Norström, Swedish actor (b. 1923) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Herbert O. Sparrow, Canadian politician (b. 1930) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Jake Eberts, Canadian film producer (b. 1941) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Lawrie Dring, English scout leader, founded World Federation of Independent Scouts (b. 1931) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Terry Nutkins, English television host and author (b. 1946) [category: Deaths]
  • 3114_bc: According to the proleptic Julian calendar the current era in the Maya Long Count Calendar started. (Non-standard interpretation) [category: Events]
  • _: Armed Forces Day (São Tomé and Príncipe) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Begga [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Chagnoald [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Christian Feast Days: [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Defence Day or Army Day (Pakistan) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Flag Day (Bonaire) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Gondulphus of Metz [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Swaziland from the United Kingdom in 1968 [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: September 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Stillbirth Remembrance Day (several U.S. states and Canadian provinces) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: The earliest date on which the Abbots Bromley Horn Dance is performed [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Unification Day (Bulgaria) [category: Holidays and observances]