What Happened on April 6, 2016

Historical Events

  • First baby born with DNA from 3 parents through mitochondrial transfer in Mexico
  • France passes legislation making it illegal to pay for sex

Event of Interest

Protests in Lima, Peru by 30,000 against presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori on 24th anniversary of her father Alberto Fujimori's coup

Election of Interest

US primary elections: Wisconsin won by Democrat Bernie Sanders and Republican Ted Cruz

2016 History

Famous Deaths

  • Dennis Davis, American jazz, rock and funk drummer (Roy Ayers; David Bowie, 1975-80; Stevie Wonder), dies of cancer at 66

Merle HaggardMerle Haggard (1937-2016)

American country singer-songwriter ("Mama Tried"; "If We Make It Through December"; "Okie from Muskogee"), dies on his 79th birthday

About April 6, 2016

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Work - Rihanna Featuring Drake
  • UK #1 Song: I Took A Pill In Ibiza - Mike Posner