Historical Events on October 6 (Part 2)

  • 2021 Carnegie Hall in NYC re-opens after 18 month pandemic shutdown with a concert by The Philadelphia Orchestra, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin
  • 2021 Los Angeles votes in some of the strictest COVID-19 vaccine mandates in the country, requiring vaccinations before people can enter indoor businesses and events
  • 2021 Nobel Prize for Chemistry awarded to Benjamin List and David W.C. MacMillan for development of asymmetric organocatalysis (tool for building molecules)

Event of Interest

2021 WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus recommends world's first Malaria vaccine (Mosquirix) for children after a pilot program was effective in Africa [1]

  • 2022 Former police officer with a history of drug use attacks day care center, killing at least 37, including 23 children with gun and knife, in Uthai Sawan, Thailand
  • 2022 French writer Annie Ernaux is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature [1]