What Happened on July 6, 2016

Historical Events

  • African American Alton Sterling is shot by Louisiana police in Baton Rouge, while being restrained on the ground, the killing is filmed
  • African American Philando Castile is shot by police in St Paul, Minnesota after being pulled over for a broken rear light, killing is filmed

Event of Interest

Chilcot Report, UK's Iraqi War Inquiry released; concludes Tony Blair overstated case for war and was unpreparaed

  • Pok√©mon Go, the real-world mobile game by Niantic, is first released
  • South African athlete Oscar Pistorius is sentenced to 6 years in jail for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013
2016 History

Famous Weddings

Ciara & Russell Wilson

NFL quarterback Russell Wilson (27) weds singer-songwriter Ciara (30) at the Peckforton Castle in Cheshire, England

About July 6, 2016

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: One Dance - Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
  • UK #1 Song: One Dance - Drake Ft. Wizkid & Kyla