What Happened on July 6, 2020

Historical Events

  • America officially begins withdrawing from the World Health Organization

Contract of Interest

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes agrees to the largest contract for an athlete in sports history, inking a 12-year deal that could end up being worth US$503 million

  • Zoonotic diseases, which jump from animals to humans, are increasing due to unsustainable farming and climate change according to new report by the UN

Famous Deaths

  • Charlie Daniels, American singer (Devil Went Down to Georgia), dies at 83
  • Ennio Morricone, Italian trumpeter, and composer of classical music and film scores ("The Mission"; "Cinema Paradiso"; "The Hateful Eight"), dies at 91 [1]
  • Joe Porcaro, American jazz and session drummer and percussionist (Lalo Schifrin; Rosemary Clooney; Toto), and educator (Los Angeles College of Music), dies at 90
2020 Highlights

About July 6, 2020

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 2 years and 7 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Rockstar - DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch
  • UK #1 Song: Savage Love (Laxed - Siren Beat) - Jawsh 685 & Jason Derulo