On This Day

June 6, 2017 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Floods in Salto, Paysandú and Artigas in Uruguay displace over 3,000 people
  • Indian Arundhati Roy publishes her 2nd novel "The Ministry Of Utmost Happiness" 20 years after her first
  • Syrian Democratic Forces backed by the US launch offensive to take Raqqa from Islamic State in Syria

Deaths in History

  • Adnan Khashoggi, Saudi businessman (arms dealing), dies at 81