What Happened on September 6, 1978

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • USSR performs underground nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Escobar, Venezuelan baseball player
  • Cisco Adler, American singer
  • Mathew Horne, English Actor
  • Natalia Cigliuti, NY, actress (Lindsay-Saved By Bell: New Class)
  • Tony Thaxton, drummer (Motion City Soundtrack)

Famous Deaths

  • Adolf Dassler, German founder of sportswear company Adidas, dies at 78
  • Tom Wilson, American record producer (b. 1931)