September 06 Holidays

September 06 Holidays & National Days & Fun Days | September 06 Calendar

September 06th Daily Holidays include:

  • Barbie Doll Day
  • Fight Procrastination Day
  • Global Talent Acquisition Day – September 6, 2023 (First Wednesday in September)
  • Great Egg Toss Day
  • National Coffee Ice Cream Day
  • Read a Book Day
  • Stillbirth Remembrance Day

September 06: Famous Birthdays

  • September 06, 1666 – Ivan V of Russia, Russian tsar (d. 1696)
  • September 06, 1930 – Charles Foley, American game designer who co-created the game Twister (d. 2013)
  • September 06, 1947 – Jane Curtin, American comedian and actress (Saturday Night Live, 3rd Rock from the Sun)
  • September 06, 1972 – Idris Elba, English actor

September 06: Historical Events

  • September 06, 1492 – Christopher Columbus leaves his final stop at La Gomera in the Canary Islands before he crosses the Atlantic Ocean for the first time
  • September 06, 1522 – The only surviving ship, The Victoria of Ferdinand Magellan’s expedition returns to Spain after being the first ship to circumnavigate the world
  • September 06, 1620 – The Pilgrims set sail on the Mayflower from Plymouth, England to settle in North America
  • September 06, 1628 – The Puritans settle in Salem, which became part of the Massachusetts Bay Colony
  • September 06, 1803 – John Dalton, a British scientist begins to use symbols to represent the atoms of different elements
  • September 06, 1870 – Louisa Ann Swain of Laramie, Wyoming becomes the first woman in the United States to cast a vote legally after 1807
  • September 06, 1901 – U.S. President William McKinley is shot and fatally wounded by Leo Czolgosz at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York
  • September 06, 1939 – South Africa declares war on Germany during World War II
  • September 06, 1943 – The Pennsylvania Railroad’s premier train derails at the Frankford Junction in Philadelphia, killing 79 and injuring 117 people
  • September 06, 1962 – The Exercise Spade Fork nuclear readiness drill is started by the United States government
  • September 06, 1968 – Swaziland becomes independent
  • September 06, 1970 – Two passenger jets from Europe to New York are hijacked by Palestinia terrorist members of the PFLP and take to Dawson’s Field in Jordan
  • September 06, 1972 – During the Munich massacre nine Israeli athletes die along with a German policeman and two other Israeli athletes the previous day after being taken hostage during the Munich Olympic Games by a Palestinian terrorist group
  • September 06, 1991 – The Soviet Union recognizes the independence of the Baltic states Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania
  • September 06, 1997 – The funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales takes place in London with over a million people lined on the streets and approximately 2.5 billion watching on television around the world
  • September 06, 2013 – Poachers in Hwange National Park poison forty one elephants with cyanide in salt pans

September 06: Music Events

  • September 06, 1974 – George Harrison launches his Dark Horse record label
  • September 06, 1986 – Bananarama’s cover of Venus hits #1 in the U.S.
  • September 06, 1988 – Hangin’ Tough is released by the New Kids on the Block and goes to #1 in America with five hit singles
  • September 06, 1989 – This Note’s For You by Neil Young wins the MTV Video of the Year away
  • September 06, 1997 – Elton John sings a new version of Candle In the Wind at Princess Diana’s funeral which becomes the best selling single of all time in the U.K.
  • September 06, 2005 – A Bigger Bang is released by The Rolling Stones and sells just a million copies in America

September 06: Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for September 06 is Virgo.

August Birthstone:

What is the September Birthstone? Sapphire

The September birthstone is sapphire – a gem that’s been cherished for thousands of years. Although the term sapphire usually refers to the blue variety of corundum (ruby is the red variety), this birthstone comes in a rainbow of other colors. Sapphires are mined in many countries around the world, including Sri Lanka, Thailand, Australia, and the United States. The most valuable sapphires are those that are deep blue in color and have no visible inclusions.


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