What Happened on October 6, 2018

Historical Events

  • Australia records the biggest comeback in Rugby Championship history in beating Argentina 45-34 in Salta; Wallabies trial 31-7 at halftime but score 5 second half tries to none to overwhelm Pumas

Event of Interest

Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed and sworn onto the US Supreme Court amid protests and after an FBI investigation

Sports History

Khabib Nurmagomedov of Dagestan beats Irishman Conor McGregor by 4th round submission in UFC lightweight title fight in Las Vegas; instantly marred by ugly post-fight brawling incident; belt withheld pending investigation

  • New Zealand claims 6th overall, and 3rd straight Rugby Championship with 32-20 win over South Africa in Pretoria; All Blacks outscore Springboks 4 tries to 3
  • Oil tanker collision with a car leaves at least 50 people dead and one hundred with serious burns near Kisantu, Democratic Republic of Congo
2018 History

Famous Deaths

  • Montserrat CaballĂ©, Spanish bel canto operatic soprano, and unlikely pop star (with Freddie Mercury - Barcelona), dies at 85
  • Scott Wilson, American actor (The Walking Dead; The Ninth Configuration), dies of cancer at 76

About October 6, 2018

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Girls Like You - Maroon 5 Featuring Cardi B
  • UK #1 Song: Promises - Calvin Harris & Sam Smith