What Happened on July 6, 2013

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 120th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Marion Bartoli beats Sabine Lisicki (6-1 6-4)
  • 14 people are killed after a train runs over a rickshaw in Sheikhupura, Pakistan
  • 3 people are killed and 181 are injured after a Boeing 777 crash lands at San Francisco Airport
  • 42 people are killed and 5 missing after a freight train carrying crude oil derailed and set of fires in Lac-Megantic, Quebec
  • 42 people are killed in an attack on a boarding school in Mamudo, Nigeria
  • Bob and Mike Bryan defeat Ivan Dogic and Marcelo Melo to win the men's doubles tennis final at Wimbledon
  • The British Lions defeat Australia 41-16 to win their first rugby Test series since 1997

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Elisha Cuthbert (30) weds ice hockey player Dion Phaneuf at St James Catholic Church in Summerfield, Canada