September 6 Events in History - September 6 Birthdays - September 6 Deaths



2014 Former Egyptian President President Mohamed Mursi and nine others have been charged with giving confidential state security information to the government of Qatar; if convicted of treason, Mursi could face the death penalty
2014 Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten is seeking to buy U.S. online rebate service Ebates Shopping.com Inc. for $950 million; in recent years, Rakuten has been making acquisitions to expand its interests outside of Japan
2013 Central Australia reports the sighting of a Central rock rat; the creature is found only in Australia and has not been seen since 1960
2013 Reports citing leaks of radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear plant lead South Korea to ban all fishery imports from eight of Japan's prefectures
2012 The United Communist Party of Nepal is removed from the U.S. terror list citing they have made a 'credible commitment to pursuing peace and reconciliation.'
2012 President Barack Obama accepts the Democratic Party's nomination as candiate for the 2102 Presidential election
2011 P. J. Harvey's album 'Let England Shake' wins best album in the United Kingdom and Ireland
2011 The House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee recalls four News International executives for further examination of phone hacking within the organization
2010 China leads an investigation into its commercial pilots upon learning over 200 of them falsified their resumes
2010 Twenty-three Shia Muslim activists are charged with terrorism and attempting to overthrow the government of Bahrain
2004 Former President Bill Clinton undergoes a quadruple bypass operation
1998 Men's championship at U.S. Tennis Open
1998 Safeway LPGA Golf Championship
1997 Princess Diana's funeral
1997 Women's championship at U.S. Tennis Open
1996 Baltimore Orioles' Eddie Murray's 500th career home run
1995 Cal Ripken, Jr. breaks Gehrig's record, plays in 2,131 straight games
1995 Senate Ethics committee votes 6-0 to ask for expulsion of Bob Packwood
1994 11th MTV Awards: Aerosmith, Lisa Marie and Michael Jackson win
1994 Actor Jackson Pinckney awarded $487,000 for being partially blinded by Jean-Claude Van Damme during filming of "Cyborg"
1994 Franziska van Almsick swims female record 200m freestyle (1:56.78)
1994 Tom Dolan swims world record 400m medley (4:12.30)
1993 Helen Dobson wins LPGA State Farm Rail Golf Classic
1993 Jerry Lewis' 28th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $46,014,922
1992 Noureddine Morceli runs world record 1500m (3:28.86)
1991 33rd Walker Cup: U.S., 14-10
1991 Ronald Venetiaan chosen president of Suriname
1991 Soviet Union recognizes Estonian independence
1991 U.S.S.R. recognizes independence of the 3 Baltic republics
1990 7th MTV Awards: Sinead O'Connor wins
1989 6th MTV Awards: Living Colour wins
1989 Amateur Athletic Federation strips Ben Johnson of all track records
1989 Police computer accuses 41,000 Parisians of murder/prostitution
1988 Crippled soviet Soyuz TM-5 lands safely with 2 cosmonauts aboard
1988 Thomas Gregory (11) swims English Canal
1988 U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
1987 Benjamin and Patrick Binder separated at John Hopkins Hospital
1987 Douglas Wakiihuri wins marathon (2:11:48)
1987 Saskatchewan's Dave Ridgway kicks a CFL-record 60-yard field goal
1986 300 invitees pay $5,000 to hear Barbra Striesand's benefit concert
1986 Attack on synagogue in Istanbul, 23 killed
1986 Jozef Pribilinec speed walking world record time (15,447k)
1986 Michael Spinks TKOs Steffen Tangstad in 4 for heavyweight boxing title
1986 U.S.S.R. charges correspondent Nicholas Daniloff with spying
1984 Lanford Wilson's "Balm in Gilead," premieres in New York City
1984 Today Show begins live remote telecasts from Moscow
1983 U.S.S.R. admits to shooting down KAL 007 on 9/2
1982 Dutch Internal minister Mr. M Red assigns BVD to spy on communists
1982 Jerry Lewis' 17th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $28,400,000
1982 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
1982 Paul McCartney releases "Tug of War"
1982 Pittsburgh Pirates retire Willie Stargell's number
1982 Polish dissidents seize Polish Embassy in Bern, Switzerland
1981 "They're Playing Our Song" closes at Imperial New York City after 1082 performances
1981 Bob Lemon named New York Yankee manager for 2nd time
1980 94th U.S. Womens Tennis: Chris E L Mills beats H Mandlikova (57 61 61)
1980 Chantal Langlace sets women's record for fastest 100K run (7h27m22s)
1980 College football longest losing streak of 50 games ends for
1980 Emmy Creative Arts Award presentation
1980 Susan Powell (Okla), 21, crowned 53rd Miss America 1981
1980 Macalaster University of St. Paul, Minnesota beating Mount Senario 17-14
1979 "Peter Pan" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City for 578 performances
1978 Begin and Sadat meet at Camp David to discuss peace
1978 U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test
1977 Angels acquire Dave Kingman from Padres for cash 9 days later Yankees buy Kingman (started with Mets) who plays in all 4 divisions in 1977
1976 Jerry Lewis' 11th Muscular Dystrophy telethon, Dean Martin appears
1976 Russian pilot Belenko defects to Japan in a Mig 25 jet
1975 6.8 quake along Anatolian Fault kills over 2,000 in Lice Turkey
1975 89th U.S. Womens Tennis: Chris E L Mills beats E G Cawley (57 64 62)
1975 Heavy earthquake at Lice Turkey; 3,000 killed
1975 Tawny Elaine Godin (NY), 18, crowned 48th Miss America 1976
1975 Tennis Star Martina Navratilova requests U.S. political asylum
1975 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1973 New York Times reports almost all Superfectas run at Yonkers, Roosevelt and Monticello from Jan-Mar of 1973 were fixed
1972 John and Yoko appear on Jerry Lewis' Muscular Dystrophy Telethon
1972 Summer Olympics resume in Munich Germany after massacre
1971 Jerry Lewis' 6th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises
1970 New York Met Tommy Agee hits for the cycle
1970 Palestinians seize 3 jetliners
1970 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1969 "Cabaret" closes at Broadhurst Theater New York City after 1166 performances
1968 Swaziland gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1965 India invades West Pakistan
1965 KLNE TV channel 3 in Lexington, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
1963 Historian Lee Allen says Indians-Senators game is 100,000th in history
1963 Jerry Lee Lewis quits Sun Records
1963 Major league baseballs 100,000th game
1962 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1961 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Kapustin Yar U.S.S.R.
1959 Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open
1958 Mary Ann Mobley (Miss), 21, crowned 31st Miss America 1959
1958 U.S. performs nuclear test at S Atlantic Ocean
1957 Elvis records "White Xmas," "Silent Night" and "Here Comes Santa Claus"
1955 "Catch a Star" opens at Plymouth Theater New York City for 23 performances
1955 J van Tilburg appointed governor of Suriname
1954 68th U.S. Womens Tennis: Doris Hart beats A Louise Brough (68 61 86)
1954 74th U.S. Mens Tennis: E V Seixas, Jr. beats Rex Hartwig (36 62 64 64)
1954 U.S. plane shot down above Siberia
1954 WINS New York City begins playing rock n roll with Alan Freed Show
1954 Yankees use a record 10 pinch hitters
1953 Adenauers CDU wins elections in West Germany
1953 Roy Campanella sets record for home runs by a catcher at 38
1952 Canadian TV begins in Montreal
1949 Howard Unruh kills 13 neighbors in 12 minutes
1948 37th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (5-0)
1948 Juliana becomes queen of Netherlands
1946 All-American Football Conference plays 1st game (Clev 44, Miami 0)
1946 Terence Rattigan's "Winslow Boy," premieres in London
1945 A's catcher George George punches ump Joe Rue gets suspended
1945 "Mr Strauss Goes to Boston" opens at Century Theater New York City for 12 performances
1944 General Von Zangens 15th army escape from Zealand
1943 "Congressional Limited" train derails near Frankfort Pa, kills 79
1943 63rd U.S. Mens Tennis: J R Hunt Seaman beats Jack Kramer (63 68 108 60)
1943 Carl Scheib becomes youngest pitcher in AL (16y 8 ms) of the A's
1942 56th U.S. Womens Tennis: Pauline Betz beats A Louise Brough (46 61 64)
1942 Czechoslovakian marathon runner Oskar Haks transported to Auschwitz-Birkenau
1941 55th U.S. Womens Tennis: Sarah H Cooke beats Pauline Betz Addie (75 62)
1941 61st U.S. Mens Tennis: Robert L Riggs beats F Kovacs (2d 57 61 63 63)
1941 All Jews over age 6 in German territories ordered to wear a star
1941 Jews of Vilna Poland confined to their ghetto
1940 Crown prince Michael succeeds Carol II as king of Romania
1940 Generalissimo Gamelin arrested in France
1939 1st German air attack on Great Britain in WW II
1939 South Africa declares war on nazi-Germany
1938 Wilhelmina celebrates 40th anniversary jubilee as Dutch queen
1930 Brooklyn Dodgers beat Phillies 22-8
1928 U.S.S.R. signs Briand-Kellogg-pact
1927 B. G. DeSylva/Lew Brown's musical "Good News," premieres in New York City
1927 Red Sox beat New York Yankees 12-11 in 18 innings at Fenway Park
1924 Assassination attempt on Mussolini fails
1924 Charles Paddock captures 100 and 200 yd AAU national senior outdoor track and field championships
1923 Queen Wilhelmina celebrates 25 year jubilee
1922 42nd U.S. Mens Tennis: Wm T Tilden beats Wm M Johnston 46 36 62 63 64
1920 40th U.S. Mens Tennis: Wm Tilden beats Wm M Johnston (61 16 75 57 63)
1920 Jack Dempsey KOs Billy Miske in 3 for heavyweight boxing title 1st radio broadcast of a prizefight
1917 French pilot Georges Guynemer shoots down 54th German aircraft
1914 Battle of Marne; Germans prevented from occupying Paris
1913 19th U.S. Golf Amateur Championship won by Jerry Travers
1913 1st aircraft to loop the loop (Adolphe Pegoud-France)
1913 Hamilton Alerts apply for ORFU reinstatement, taking the name Hamilton Rowing Club
1912 New York Giant Jeff Tesreau no-hits Philadelphia, 3-0
1910 Saskatchewan (then Regina) Roughrider football club formed
1909 Word received, Admiral Peary discovers North Pole 5 months earlier
1905 Atlanta Life Insurance Company forms
1905 Chicago White Sox Frank Smith no-hits Detroit Tigers, 15-0
1905 General Trade journal publishes 1st Dutch photo (train accident)
1904 Soccer team Rheden forms
1903 Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Creeping Man"
1901 President William McKinley, shot by anarchist Leon Czolgosz at Pan American Exposition in Buffalo NY, he dies 8th days later
1900 British General Buller occupies Lydenburg South Africa
1899 Carnation processes its 1st can of evaporated milk
1899 U.S. Minister of Foreign affairs John Hay publishes his "Open Through Note"
1898 Lord Kitchener destroys Mahdi's tomb in Omdurman
1889 King Kabaka Mwanga of Buganda resigns
1886 Queen Victoria establishes Distinguished Service Order (DSO) award
1883 Cub's Burns (extra bases), Williamson and Pfeiffer get 3 hits in 1 inn
1880 Commencement of 1st Test Cricket in England, vs. Australia at The Oval
1880 W G Grace scores 152 in debut Test Cricket innings, vs. Australia The Oval
1876 Race riot in Charleston SC
1876 Southern Pacific line from LA to San Francisco completed
1873 Regular Cable Car service begins on Clay Street
1870 Ship sinks in Gulf of Biskaje; 483 die
1869 1st westbound train arrives in SF
1869 Mine fire kills 179 at Avondale Pennsylvania
1866 Frederick Douglass is 1st U.S. black delegate to a national convention
1863 Confederate troops vacate Fort Wagner South Carolina (1700 casualties)
1863 After 59 day siege, confederates evacuate Ft. Wagner, SC
1862 Stonewall Jackson occupies Frederick, Maryland
1861 General Grant occupies Paducah Kentucky
1853 Women's Right's Convention met (New York City)
1848 National Black Convention meets (Cleveland)
1839 Cherokee Nation forms
1839 Great fire in NY
1837 Oberlin Collegiate Institute of Ohio goes co-ed (4 women, 30 men)
1819 Thomas Blanchard patents lathe
1791 Mozarts opera "La Clemenza di Tito," premieres in Prague
1776 Hurricane hits Martinique; 100 French and Dutch ships sinks; 600 die
1776 1st (failed) submarine attack (David Bushnell's "Turtle" attacks British sailboat "Eagle" in Bay of New York)
1732 VOC fires Netherlands-Dutch east indies governor-general Diederik Dare
1716 1st U.S. lighthouse built (Boston)
1715 Pro-James III-uprising in Scotland
1690 King Willem III escapes back to England
1688 Austrian armies occupy Belgrade
1683 Le Plecta appointed French minister of Finance
1675 Swedish Admiral Stenbock sails out with fleet of 66 ships
1672 Willem III's troops reconquer Naarden on France
1634 Battle at Nordlingen ends in Swedish/protestant German defeat
1628 Puritans land at Salem, from Mass Bay Colony, witches soon to settle
1622 Spanish silver fleet disappears off Florida Keys; 1,000s die
1620 1st stones layed in Western Tower
1543 French and Turkish fleet occupies Nice
1522 Magellen with Vittoria returns to Spain, after 1st round world trip
1492 Columbus' fleet leaves Gomera, Canary islands
394 Battle of Frigidus North-Italy











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