On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1776

Historical Events

  • 1st (failed) submarine attack: David Bushnell's "Turtle" attacks British sailboat "Eagle" in Bay of NY
  • Hurricane hits Guadeloupe, killing more than 6,000.
  • Hurricane hits Martinique; 100 French and Dutch ships sink; 600 die
1776 Highlights

About September 6, 1776

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 245 years and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo