On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 2012

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Music awardsVideo Music Awards

29th MTV Video Music Awards: Rihanna f/ Calvin Harris, Nicki Minaj & Chris Brown win

Rapper & Singer Nicki Minaj
Rapper & Singer
Nicki Minaj
Singer Chris Brown
Chris Brown
Singer Rihanna
  • 61 illegal immigrants die after a fishing boat capsizes off the coast of Turkey

Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

Barack Obama accepts the Democratic nomination for US President

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama

Famous Deaths

  • Art Modell [Arthur Bertram], American businessman (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens, Modells Stores), dies from heart failure at 87 (b. 1925)
  • Jake Eberts, Canadian film producer, dies from cancer at 71