On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 2019

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Amir Ohana becomes the first openly gay minister in Israel as acting justice minister
  • German serial killer nurse Niels Hoegel jailed for a second life sentence for the murder of 85 more people (previously convicted for six). Germany's worst post-war serial killer.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

On 50th anniversary of Stonewall riots, New York City’s police commissioner James O’Neill apologizes for his department's actions during the 1969 raid on the Stonewall Inn

Transgender activist and drag queen Marsha P. Johnson
Transgender activist and drag queen
Marsha P. Johnson

Famous Deaths

  • Dr. John [Malcolm John Rebennack], American musician (Right Place, Wrong Time), dies at 77