On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 2018

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • At least 46 Ethiopian migrants drown after their boat capcizes of fthe coast of Yemen

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Convicted drug trafficker, Alice Johnson, granted clemency by US President Donald Trump after Kim Kardashian highlights case

TV Personality & Model Kim Kardashian
TV Personality & Model
Kim Kardashian
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • French man announced to have won France's €1 million My Lottery for the second time in 2 years, with odds of 1 in 16 trillion

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Iraqi parliament orders manual recount of legislative elections in May after Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi claims evidence of irregularities

Prime Minister of Iraq Haider al-Abadi
Prime Minister of Iraq
Haider al-Abadi

Event of interestEvent of Interest

LeBron James eclipses Michael Jordan's record (109) for most 30-point games in NBA playoff history in Cleveland's Game 3 Finals loss to Golden State

Basketball Player LeBron James
Basketball Player
LeBron James
  • MLB Draft: Auburn pitcher Casey Mize first pick by Detroit Tigers
  • Special pedestrian lane introduced just for "phubbers" slow-walking smartphone users in Xi'an, China

Famous Deaths

  • Red Schoendienst, American Baseball Hall of Fame second baseman/manager (10-time All Star), dies at 95