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What Happened on September 6, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Catalonia's parliament passes law to allow referendum on independence from Spain

President of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont
President of Catalonia
Carles Puigdemont

Historic DiscoveryHurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma makes landfall on Caribbean islands of Barbuda, Sint Maartens and British Virgin Islands. Prime Minister Gaston Browne reports 95% of buildings in Barbuda damaged.
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Satellite photo of Hurricane Irma shortly before landfall in Florida, with Hurricane Jose to the right
Satellite photo of Hurricane Irma shortly before landfall in Florida, with Hurricane Jose to the right