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  • Virginia Capes, Atlantic Ocean
    Thursday Sep 06, 1781

    George Washington

    Battle of the Chesapeake

    Virginia Capes, Atlantic Ocean
    Thursday Sep 06, 1781

    By late September, Patriot-French forces completely surrounded Yorktown, trapped the British army, and prevented British reinforcements from Clinton in the North, while the French Navy was victorious at the Battle of the Chesapeake. The final American offensive was begun with a shot fired by Washington.




  • Camden, New Jersey, U.S.
    Tuesday Sep 06, 1949

    Mass Shootings in the United States

    Camden Shootings

    Camden, New Jersey, U.S.
    Tuesday Sep 06, 1949

    Howard Barton Unruh was an American mass murderer (sometimes classified as a spree killer) who shot and killed 13 people (including three children) during a 12-minute walk through his neighborhood on September 6, 1949, in Camden, New Jersey, when he was 28 years old. The incident became known as the "Walk of Death".




  • Chechnya, Russia
    Friday Sep 06, 1991

    First Chechen War

    Militants of the All-National Congress of the Chechen People (NCChP) party

    Chechnya, Russia
    Friday Sep 06, 1991

    On 6 September 1991, militants of the All-National Congress of the Chechen People (NCChP) party, created by the former Soviet Air Force general Dzhokhar Dudayev, stormed a session of the Chechen-Ingush ASSR Supreme Soviet with the aim of asserting independence.




  • Alaska, U.S.
    Sunday Sep 06, 1992

    Chris McCandless: Into the Wild

    Body Found

    Alaska, U.S.
    Sunday Sep 06, 1992

    On September 6, 1992, multiple hunters who were looking for shelter for the night came upon the converted bus McCandless had been staying in. Upon entering, they smelled what they thought was rotting food and discovered "a lump" in a sleeping bag. The hunters quickly radioed police, who arrived the following day. They found McCandless's decomposing remains in the sleeping bag. It is theorized that he died from starvation two weeks before the body was found.




  • London, England
    Monday Sep 06, 1993

    David Cameron

    Appling to Go On (PPCs) List

    London, England
    Monday Sep 06, 1993

    At the beginning of September 1993, Cameron applied to go on Conservative Central Office's list of prospective parliamentary candidates (PPCs).




  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Saturday Sep 06, 1997

    Princess Diana

    Diana's Funeral

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Saturday Sep 06, 1997

    Diana's funeral took place in Westminster Abbey on 6 September.




  • New York City, New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Sep 06, 2000

    United Nations

    Millennium Summit

    New York City, New York, U.S.
    Wednesday Sep 06, 2000

    The Millennium Summit was held in 2000 to discuss the UN's role in the 21st century. The three-day meeting was the largest gathering of world leaders in history and culminated in the adoption by all member states of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), a commitment to achieve international development in areas such as poverty reduction, gender equality, and public health. Progress towards these goals, which were to be met by 2015, was ultimately uneven.


  • U.S.
    Tuesday Sep 06, 2005

    Marvel Studios

    Marvel announced the Merrill Lynch financing deal with Paramount was on as marketer and distributor

    U.S.
    Tuesday Sep 06, 2005

    On September 6, 2005, Marvel announced the Merrill Lynch financing deal with Paramount was on as marketer and distributor. Also, the parent company changed its name from Marvel Enterprises, Inc. to Marvel Entertainment, Inc. to reflect the change to self-production.


  • Seattle, Washington, U.S.
    Thursday Sep 06, 2012

    Amazon

    Amazon announces the Kindle Fire HD series

    Seattle, Washington, U.S.
    Thursday Sep 06, 2012

    Amazon announces the Kindle Fire HD series of touchscreen tablet computers.


  • Worldwide
    Tuesday Sep 06, 2016

    Ebola Most Major Outbreaks

    Western African Ebola virus Epidemic End

    Worldwide
    Tuesday Sep 06, 2016

    This was the most severe Ebola outbreak in recorded history in regard to both the number of human cases and fatalities. It began in Guéckédou, Guinea, in December 2013 and spread abroad. Flare-ups of the disease continued into 2016, and the outbreak was declared over on 9 June 2016. The epidemic ended up infecting 28,616 cases and killing 11,310 overall.


  • Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Thursday Sep 06, 2018

    Jair Bolsonaro

    Stabbed in the stomach

    Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Thursday Sep 06, 2018

    Bolsonaro was stabbed in the stomach on 6 September 2018 while campaigning and interacting with supporters in the city of Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais.


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