September 6th
What Happened on the day you were born on This day in History For Those With Birthdays 6th September or looking for specific year these years are Included on this date 1921, 1934, 1941, 1943, 1948, 1949, 1952, 1955, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1978, 1991, 1993, 1997, 2000, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, Born This Day,

UK 1915 England First Tank 6th Sept. 1915 : The first tank sponsored by the First Lord of the Admiralty, Winston Churchill was produced named little willie in a factory in England, before the end of World War I the British were using them to fight the Germans.

U.S. 1901 U.S.A. President McKinley 6th Sept. 1901 : President McKinley is shot and fatally wounded in Buffalo, New York by an anarchist named Leon Czolgosz.
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U.S. 1921 U.S.A. Ku Klux Klan Tuesday, 6th September 1921 : Members of the Police in Connecticut are investigating the Klu Klux Klan who are recruiting members by proposing "Preserve The Ideals of A Pure Anglo Saxon Civilization" . To join the Klan new members must donate $10.00 to help to preserve the heritage of the nation. It is believed the Klan is growing quickly and the police department is concerned over racial attacks when it reaches full strength.
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Austria 1934 Austria Army Ready To Fight Nazi's 6th Sept. 1934 : The Austrian Army is being deployed on the border with Yugoslavia as it is rumored that the Nazi's will make another push into Austria in the coming days.

Germany 1941 Germany Jews Ordered To Wear Yellow Star Of David 6th Sept. 1941 : The head of the Berlin Secret Police ordered all Jews over 6 years old to wear a yellow star of David on their coats together with the word Jew, and they are not to leave the area they have been assigned without obtaining police permission.
Yellow Star Of David Public Domain Photo

U.S. 1943 U.S.A. Train Derails 6th Sept. 1943 : A new high-speed train traveling between New York City and Washington, D.C., derails, killing 79 people.

Netherlands 1948 Netherlands Queen Juliana 6th Sept. 1948 : Queen Juliana was inaugurated today in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Germany 1949 Germany Volkswagen Factory 6th Sept. 1949 : The Allied military authorities relinquished control of the Volkswagen factory which had become the largest car producer in Europe.
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UK 1952 UK Farnborough Air Show Disaster 6th September 1952 : A De Havilland 110 fighter aircraft has disintegrated after breaking the sound barrier showering debris over spectators at the Farnborough Air Show in Hampshire, England, the large pieces of debris has caused the death of 30 and injured 63 more.
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U.S. 1955 U.S.A. Human Space Travel Is Fantasy 6th Sept. 1955 : An American Major General from the Rocket Sciences Division of the forces has told a news conference that any ideas of human space travel is pure fantasy as the expense to put a man into space can not be justified unless gains can be identified , he also stated that it could be achieved in 15 years if enough money was put into the project. ( In 1969 not only was space travel achieved but Man Landed on the Moon ).

Pakistan 1965 Pakistan Indian Invasion West Pakistan 6th Sept. 1965 : Indian troops have invaded West Pakistan, in an attack which appears to be aimed mainly at the city of Lahore. The attack is in retaliation for a covert operation by Pakistani soldiers last week into Indian territory.

South Africa 1966 South Africa Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd 6th Sept. : South African Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd who many believe was the Architect of apartheid is stabbed to death during a parliamentary meeting in Cape Town

Sweden 1967 Sweden Switch To Right Goes Safely 6th Sept. 1967 : The changes to driving on the right hand side which came into law this weekend caused less problems and accidents than in a normal weekend due to the additional careful driving of Swedish Drivers becoming acquainted to the change.

European Union 1970 Europe Multiple Plane Hijacks 6th Sept. 1970 : The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) have hijacked four aircraft from airports in Europe
TWA Boeing 707 from Frankfurt to New York
Swissair DC8 from Zurich to New York
El Al Boeing 707 from Amsterdam to New York
Pan American Boeing 747 from Amsterdam to New York
The aircraft have been flown to airports in Jordan and Egypt where the hijackers are demanding release of three Arab dissidents held in a Swiss jail in return for the 382 passengers they are holding hostage.

Germany 1972 Germany Israeli Athletes Killed 6th September 1972 : A gun battle between the Palestinian group Black September who had kidnapped nine Israeli athletes from the Olympic Village in Munich ends when the nine hostages are killed in a gun battle between German Police and the terrorists at a nearby airport, Five of the terrorists were also killed and one German Police Officer.

U.S. 1973 U.S.A. United Mine Workers Leader Charged With Murder 6th Sept. 1973 : Tony Boyle former leader of the United Mine Workers is charged with murder for the deaths of former UMW rival Joseph A. Yablonski and his wife and daughter.

U.S. 1978 U.S.A. School Holidays Extended 6th Sept. 1978 : School holidays around the States are being extended due to a teachers strike in New Orleans, Dayton Ohio, and parts of Michigan, Philadelphia and Washington.

Russia 1991 Soviet Union Balkan States Independence 6th Sept. 1991 : The Soviet Union granted independence to the three Balkan states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania ending 50 years of communist rule from the Soviet Union.

Russia 1991 Soviet Union Leningrad Renamed Back To Original Name 6th Sept. 1991 : Leningrad reverts back to it's earlier name of Saint Petersburg (1713–1728, 1732–1918 and 1991 to Current ) . Saint Petersburg is the second largest city and has had three names in it's history Saint Petersburg, Leningrad ( 1924–1991 )and Petrograd ( 1914 - 1924 )

Syria 1993 Syria Peace Plan Backing 6th Sept. 1993 : Syria today backed the peace plan proposed by Yassa Arafat and Israel over self rule for Palestine over the Gaza Strip and the West Bank including the town of Jericho, Syria joined other Arab Nations backing the plan including Jordan and Lebanon.

UK 1997 UK Princess Diana Funeral 6th Sept. 1997 : Princess Diana's funeral and the four mile procession which took her coffin to Westminster Abbey is watched by over a million people lining the route and an estimated 2.5 billion people around the world, the number reflecting how many around the world have a place in their hearts for "The Peoples Princess". After the services at Westminster Abbey a private ceremony is held out of the public eye when Diana is finally laid to rest on an island in the heart of her family estate at Althorp.
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European Union 2000 EU Single European Currency falls to record low against the US dollar 6th September 2000 : The Single European Currency ( Euro ) falls to record low against the US dollar at $0.8691, since it's launch in January last year the euro has dropped by more than 25% against the dollar. The current rate ( August 2008 ) is $1.47 nearly 80% higher in value.
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U.S. 2006 U.S.A. Geneva Convention 6th September 2006 : President Bush asked Congress to pass the Military Commission Act of 2006 which included to re-define U.S. obligations under Common Article 3 of the Geneva Conventions to change the absolute prohibition on inhumane treatment with a "flexible" standard, which would assess on a case-by-case basis whether particular conduct would amount to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment..
Common Article 3 of the Geneva Convention places an absolute prohibition on inhumane treatment of detainees during an armed conflict.
Geneva Conventions Public Domain Photo

U.S. 2006 U.S.A. Black Prison Sites Acknowledged 6th Sept. 2006 : President Bush acknowledged previously secret CIA prisons around the world often referred to as "Black Sites" because they are outside of mainland U.S. territory and US legal jurisdiction.

Japan 2006 Japan Japanese Royal Heir Born 6th Sept. 2006 : Princess Kiko of Japan gave birth to a baby boy on this day. The thirty-nine year old mother has two previous daughters, and the birth of this boy, Prince Hisahito, would resolve any succession crisis the family would face.

Italy 2007 Italy Luciano Pavarotti Dies 6th Sept. 2007 : Luciano Pavarotti the Italian operatic tenor, best known as a member of "The Three Tenors" who popularized operatic music dies at the age of 71 from the effects of pancreatic cancer.

Algeria 2007 Algeria Suicide Bomber Batna 6th Sept. 2007 : The town of Batna in Algeria was attacked by a suicide bomber who managed to kill twenty people and injure one hundred and seven. The attack came as people gathered in anticipation of a visit from President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

India 2008 India US India Nuclear Deal Agreed 6th Sept. 2008 : A nuclear deal between the United States and India was approved by the Nuclear Suppliers Group. The deal would allow the USA to sell nuclear technology to India in order for India to increase its energy program.

Papua New Guinea 2009 Papua New Guinea New Species Of Rat 6th Sept. 2009 : A new species of rat was discovering in Papua New Guinea. The species is one of the largest types of rats in the world and is found only in the Mount Bosavi crater.

United States 2011 United States Gunman Kills Four in Nevada IHOP 6th September, 2011 : A gunman shot and killed four patrons of an IHOP restaurant in Carson City, Nevada. After the attack the gunman, Eduardo Sencion, shot himself and died in a hospital.

India 2011 India Honda Recalls Cars in India 6th September, 2011 : Honda announced it would recall thousands of City sedans in India to replace a faulty part. The cars were built between 2005 and 2007 may have a faulty power window switch that could caused fires.

Russia 2011 Russia Nord Stream Baltic Gas Pipeline Opens 6th September, 2011 : Russian Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin, officially opened the Nord Stream Baltic Gas pipeline that carries natural gas under the Baltic Sea directly to Germany. The pipeline was expected to reduce Russia's dependence on pipelines that run through Ukraine, which had been shut down by Ukraine after the two countries were arguing.

United States 2012 United States Mars Curiosity Rover Tests Air
6th September, 2012 : The Mars Curiosity Rover used its Sample Analysis at Mars (Sam) instrument to test the planet's atmospheric composition. The rover was expected to find that carbon dioxide dominated the atmosphere and was looking to find out what other gases and in what concentrations the atmosphere held.

2013 Zimbabwe Poachers Poison Elephants

6th September, 2013 : Forty-one elephants were poisoned by poachers in the Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. Authorities caught five of the suspected poachers and thought that they might have put cyanide in salt pans.