On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 2013

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Kevin Barry's City of Bohane wins the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
  • MLB Draft: Stanford pitcher Mark Appel first pick by Houston Astros

Famous Deaths

  • Esther Williams, American swimmer and actress (Dangerous when Wet), dies from natural causes at 91
  • Jerome Karle, American chemist and Nobel Laureate, dies at 94
  • Tom Sharpe, British satirist and author, dies from complications from diabetes at 85