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September 6, 2020 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

Election of Interest

100,000 people demonstrate in Minsk against Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, amid month-long protests against his re-election

Dictator and 1st President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko
Dictator and 1st President of Belarus
Alexander Lukashenko
  • First chord change in 19 years in John Cage's "As Slow As Possible" composition, being played for 639 years, in Halberstadt, Germany
  • Los Angeles County reported its highest-ever temperature of 121F (49.4C)
  • Premier Daniel Andrews announces roadmap out of restrictions for the Australian state of Victoria, but extends lockdown till September 28
  • Strain of Bacteria nicknamed "Conan the Bacterium' survives three years attached to the International Space Station in open space

Deaths in History

  • Mike Sexton, American poker player (World Series of Poker Tournament of Champions 2006; Poker Hall of Fame) and commentator (WPT), dies from prostate cancer at 72
2020 in History