On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 2017

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • British writer Kazuo Ishiguro is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature
  • Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)
  • Storm Nate kills at least 22 people passing through Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras
  • Vegas Golden Knights win first ever NHL game 2-1 away to the Dallas Stars

Famous Deaths

  • Terry Downes, British middleweight boxing champion (1961-62), dies at 81