What Happened on June 6, 2013

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
2013 Highlights

About June 6, 2013

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Can't Hold Us - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Ray Dalton
  • UK #1 Song: Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke/Ti/Pharrell