On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1961

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Kapustin Yar USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Pal Waaktaar, Norwegian rock guitarist and vocalist (A-ha), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Scott Travis, American musician (Judas Priest), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Simon Reeve, Australian TV presenter and host (Million Dollar Minute), born in Perth, Australia