On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 2015

Historical Events

  • 77th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Duke beats Wisconsin, 68-63; Blue Devils' point guard Tyus Jones, 23 points

Famous Deaths

  • Dave Ulliott, English poker player (World Series of Poker bracelet 1997; World Poker Open 2003), dies of colon cancer at 61
  • David Leon Kaplan, American-Canadian music professor (University of Saskatchewan, 1960-82), conductor (Saskatoon Symphony, 1962-72), and composer, dies at 91
  • Dollard St. Laurent, Canadian ice hockey player, dies at 85
  • James Best [Jewel Franklin Guy], American actor (The Dukes of Hazzard, Sounder), dies at 88
  • Milton Delugg, American pianist, accordion player, composer ("Hoop-Dee-Do"), and orchestra leader (The Tonight Show, 1966; The Gong Show), dies at 96
2015 Highlights

About April 6, 2015

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Easter Monday (Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aries