On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 2017

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • France announces it will ban petrol and diesel cars by 2040
  • Illinois State Senate votes to override Governor Bruce Rauner's veto to approve 1st budget in more than two years, longest-lasting such dispute of any state
  • Sri Lankan government confirms outbreak of dengue fever has killed at least 227

Famous Deaths

  • Heinz Schneiter, Swiss football player and manager, dies at 82
  • Thomas E. Sanders, American aerial cameraman (Living Daylights), dies at 63