What Happened on July 6, 2013

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 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
  • British & Irish Lions Rugby Union team thrash Australia 41-16 in Sydney for a 2-1 series win, their first against the Wallabies since 1997
  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Bob & Mike Bryan beat Ivan Dogic & Marcelo Melo to be the only pair to hold all 4 majors and Olympic gold medal at same time
  • Wimbledon Women's Tennis: In her last appearance at a major Marion Bartoli of France beats German Sabine Lisicki 6-1, 6-4 for her only Grand Slam title

Famous Weddings

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