- 3114 BC Date Maya/Mesoamerican Long Count Calendar starts dating from (as corresponds to the Julian Calendar).
- 1522 Ferdinand Magellan's Spanish expedition aboard the Vitoria returns to Spain without their captain. First to circumnavigate the earth.
- 1620 The Mayflower departs Plymouth, England with 102 Pilgrims and about 30 crew for the New World
- 1791 Mozart's opera "La Clemenza di Tito" premieres in Prague
- 1901 US President William McKinley is shot by Leon Czolgosz, an anarchist, while visiting the Pan-American Exposition in New York
- 1909 Word received that American explorer Robert Peary had discovered the North Pole, 5 months earlier
- 1916 1st true supermarket, the "Piggly Wiggly" is opened by Clarence Saunders in Memphis, Tennessee
1st aircraft to loop the loop - Adolphe Pégoud in France
On September 6, 1913
King Charles II of England spends a day hiding in an oak tree during his escape after losing Battle of Worcester
On September 6, 1651