On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 2016

Famous Deaths

  • Kimbo Slice [Kevin Ferguson], American mixed martial artist, dies at 42

Person of interestPeter Shaffer

Peter Shaffer, English playwright (Equus, Amadeus), dies at 90

Playwright Peter Shaffer
Peter Shaffer
  • Theresa Saldana, American actress (Raging Bull), dies at 62
  • Viktor Korchnoi, Russian-born chess grandmaster, dies at 85
2016 Highlights

About June 6, 2016

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: June Bank Holiday (Ireland), Queen's Birthday (New Zealand)

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini