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What Happened on September 6th This Day in History

Year Name
2022 Boris Johnson resigns as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, and is replaced by Liz Truss.
2022 Russo-Ukrainian War: Ukraine begins its Kharkiv counteroffensive, surprising Russian forces and retaking over 3,000 square kilometers of land, recapturing the entire Kharkiv Oblast west of the Oskil River, within the next week.[11]
2018 Supreme Court of India decriminalised all consensual sex among adults in private, making homosexuality legal on the Indian lands.[8]
2013 Forty-one elephants are poisoned with cyanide in salt pans, by poachers in Hwange National Park.[6]
2012 Sixty-one people die after a fishing boat capsizes off the İzmir Province coast of Turkey, near the Greek Aegean islands.
2009 The ro-ro ferry SuperFerry 9 sinks off the Zamboanga Peninsula in the Philippines with 971 persons aboard; all but ten are rescued.
2007 Israel executes the air strike Operation Orchard to destroy a nuclear reactor in Syria.
2003 Mahmoud Abbas resigns from his position of Palestinian Prime Minister.
1997 The Funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales takes place in London. Well over a million people lined the streets and 2.mw-parser-output .frac{white-space:nowrap}.mw-parser-output .frac .num,.mw-parser-output .frac .den{font-size:80%;line-height:0;vertical-align:super}.mw-parser-output .frac .den{vertical-align:sub}.mw-parser-output .sr-only{border:0;clip:rect(0,0,0,0);height:1px;margin:-1px;overflow:hi
1995 Cal Ripken Jr. of the Baltimore Orioles plays in his 2,131st consecutive game, breaking a record that had stood for 56 years.
1991 The Soviet Union recognizes the independence of the Baltic states Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.
1991 The Russian parliament approves the name change of Leningrad back to Saint Petersburg. The change is effective October 1.
1986 In Istanbul, two terrorists from Abu Nidal's organization kill 22 and wound six congregants inside the Neve Shalom Synagogue during Shabbat services.
1985 Midwest Express Airlines Flight 105 crashes near Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, killing all 31 people on board.
1983 The Soviet Union admits to shooting down Korean Air Lines Flight 007, stating that its operatives did not know that it was a civilian aircraft when it reportedly violated Soviet airspace.
1976 Cold War: Soviet Air Defence Forces pilot Viktor Belenko lands a Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 jet fighter at Hakodate in Japan and requests political asylum in the United States; his request is granted.
1972 Munich massacre: Nine Israeli athletes die (along with a German policeman) at the hands of the Palestinian "Black September" terrorist group after being taken hostage at the Munich Olympic Games. Two other Israeli athletes were slain in the initial attack the previous day.
1971 Paninternational Flight 112 crashes on the Bundesautobahn 7 highway near Hamburg Airport, in Hamburg, Germany, killing 22.
1970 Two passenger jets bound from Europe to New York are simultaneously hijacked by Palestinian terrorist members of the PFLP and taken to Dawson's Field, Jordan.
1968 Swaziland becomes independent.
1966 Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd, the architect of apartheid, is stabbed to death in Cape Town, South Africa during a parliamentary meeting.
1965 India retaliates following Pakistan's Operation Grand Slam which results in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 that ends in a stalemate followed by the signing of the Tashkent Declaration.
1962 The United States government begins the Exercise Spade Fork nuclear readiness drill.
1962 Archaeologist Peter Marsden discovers the first of the Blackfriars Ships dating back to the second century AD in the Blackfriars area of the banks of the River Thames in London.
1955 Istanbul's Greek, Jewish, and Armenian minorities are the target of a government-sponsored pogrom; dozens are killed in ensuing riots.
1952 A prototype aircraft crashes at the Farnborough Airshow in Hampshire, England, killing 29 spectators and the two on board.
1946 United States Secretary of State James F. Byrnes announces that the U.S. will follow a policy of economic reconstruction in postwar Germany.
1944 World War II: The city of Ypres, Belgium is liberated by Allied forces.
1944 World War II: Soviet forces capture the city of Tartu, Estonia.
1943 The Monterrey Institute of Technology is founded in Monterrey, Mexico as one of the largest and most influential private universities in Latin America.
1943 Pennsylvania Railroad's premier train derails at Frankford Junction in Philadelphia, killing 79 people and injuring 117 others.
1940 King Carol II of Romania abdicates and is succeeded by his son Michael. General Ion Antonescu becomes the Conducător of Romania.
1939 World War II: The British Royal Air Force suffers its first fighter pilot casualty of the Second World War at the Battle of Barking Creek as a result of friendly fire.
1939 World War II: South Africa declares war on Germany.
1936 Spanish Civil War: The Interprovincial Council of Asturias and León is established.
1930 Democratically elected Argentine president Hipólito Yrigoyen is deposed in a military coup.
1914 World War I: The First Battle of the Marne, which would halt the Imperial German Army's advance into France, begins.
1901 Leon Czolgosz, an unemployed anarchist, shoots and fatally wounds US President William McKinley at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York.
1885 Eastern Rumelia declares its union with Bulgaria, thus accomplishing Bulgarian unification.
1870 Louisa Ann Swain of Laramie, Wyoming becomes the first woman in the United States to cast a vote legally after 1807.
1863 American Civil War: Confederate forces evacuate Battery Wagner and Morris Island in South Carolina.
1861 American Civil War: Forces under Union General Ulysses S. Grant bloodlessly capture Paducah, Kentucky, giving the Union control of the Tennessee River's mouth.
1803 British scientist John Dalton begins using symbols to represent the atoms of different elements.
1781 American Revolutionary War: The Battle of Groton Heights takes place, resulting in a British victory.
1642 England's Long Parliament bans public stage-plays.
1634 Thirty Years' War: In the Battle of Nördlingen, the Catholic Imperial army defeats Swedish and German Protestant forces.
1628 Puritans settle Salem, which became part of Massachusetts Bay Colony.
1620 The Pilgrims sail from Plymouth, England on the Mayflower to settle in North America. (Old Style date; September 16 per New Style date.)
1522 The Victoria returns to Sanlúcar de Barrameda in Spain, the only surviving ship of Ferdinand Magellan's expedition and the first known ship to circumnavigate the world.
1492 Christopher Columbus sails from La Gomera in the Canary Islands, his final port of call before crossing the Atlantic Ocean for the first time.
394 Battle of the Frigidus: Roman emperor Theodosius I defeats and kills Eugenius the usurper. His Frankish magister militum Arbogast escapes but commits suicide two days later.
Famous People Born on September 6

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Year Name
1757 Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, French general (d. 1834)
1962 Marina Kaljurand, Estonian badminton player and diplomat, Estonia Ambassador to Russia
1980 Samuel Peter, Nigerian boxer
1969 Ben Finegold, American chess player and educator
1729 Moses Mendelssohn, German philosopher and theologian (d. 1786)
1943 Gordon Birtwistle, English engineer and politician
1928 Sid Watkins, English neurosurgeon and academic (d. 2012)
1919 Wilson Greatbatch, American engineer and philanthropist (d. 2011)
1967 Kalli Kalde, Estonian painter and illustrator
1893 Claire Lee Chennault, American general and pilot (d. 1958)
Famous People Deaths On September 6

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Date Name
2021 Jean-Paul Belmondo, French actor (b. 1933)
1986 Blanche Sweet, American actress (b. 1896)
1431 Demetrios Laskaris Leontares, Byzantine admiral and diplomat
2015 Ralph Milne, Scottish footballer (b. 1961)
1625 Thomas Dempster, Scottish historian and scholar (b. 1579)
1969 Arthur Friedenreich, Brazilian footballer (b. 1892)
1944 James Cannon Jr., American Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South
1974 Olga Baclanova, Russian-Swiss actress and ballerina (b. 1896)
1708 Sir John Morden, 1st Baronet, English merchant and philanthropist, founded Morden College (b. 1623)
1748 Edmund Gibson, English bishop and scholar (b. 1669)