On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 2019

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • First ever "Marsquake" seismic event on planet Mars detected by NASA's InSight lander
  • Tampa Bay Lightning beats Boston Bruins, 6-3 in the season finale for their 62nd regular season win, tying the NHL record held by Detroit Red Wings (1995-96); 128 points, 4th in NHL history

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Green, American sexologist, lawyer, and author who advocated for gay and transexual rights, dies of oesophageal cancer at 82