What Happened on September 6, 2018

Historical Events

Historic Event

Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro is stabbed at a campaign rally in Juiz de Fora, Brazil

  • India's Supreme Court legalizes gay sex, overturning a colonial law
  • New York and New Jersey state attorneys launch investigations into sexual abuse by the Catholic clergy, bring to six the number of states investigating
  • Remains of 166 people, 2 years old, found in mass grave in Veracruz state, Mexico
  • World Surf League announces from 2019 there would be equal prize money for men and women across elite tour events; first US-based global sports league with gender pay parity

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Oakman, English cricket all-rounder (2 Tests; Sussex CCC), dies at 88

Burt ReynoldsBurt Reynolds (1936-2018)

American actor (Deliverance, Evening Shade, Strip Tease, Cannonball), dies of cardiac arrest at 82

  • Claudio Scimone, Italian conductor (I Solisti Veneti), dies at 83
  • Diane Leather, British athlete (first woman to run sub-5 minute mile), dies of a stroke at 85
  • Evelyn Anthony, English historical writer (Poellenberg Inheritance), dies at 92

Richard DeVosRichard DeVos (1926-2018)

American businessman who co-founded Amway, dies at 92

2018 Highlights

About September 6, 2018

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: In My Feelings - Drake
  • UK #1 Song: Eastside - Benny Blanco/Halsey/Khalid