Greeting Cards, Calendar with holidays, quotes and wishes for every occasion - webplus.info
Remind me about calendar occasions Remind me of calendar occasions

Thursday 6 September 2018 Calendar with holidays, observances and special days

← September 5 Events

September 6 Events

September 7 Events →
Calendars: Singapore

Holidays and observances

  • National Coffee Ice Cream Day (United States)
  • Teacher's Day in Singapore

Events

  • In 2017 a research team led by Andrea Morello at the University of New South Wales invented a new type of quantum computing design they called Flip-flop qubits, which makes it much easier to integrate quantum computing with electronic circuits compared with existing approaches.
  • 1976 – Cold War: Soviet Air Defence Forces pilot Viktor Belenko lands a Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 jet fighter at Hakodate in Japan and requests political asylum in the United States; his request is granted.
  • 1962 – Archaeologist Peter Marsden discovers the first of the Blackfriars Ships dating back to the 2nd century AD in the Blackfriars area of the banks of the River Thames in London.
  • 1962 – The United States government begins the Exercise Spade Fork nuclear readiness drill.
  • 1946 – United States Secretary of State James F. Byrnes announces that the U.S. will follow a policy of economic reconstruction in postwar Germany.
  • 1943 – The Monterrey Institute of Technology is founded in Monterrey, Mexico as one of the largest and most influential private universities in Latin America.
  • 1939 – World War II: Britain suffers its first fighter pilot casualty of the Second World War at the Battle of Barking Creek as a result of friendly fire.
  • 1916 – The first self-service grocery store Piggly Wiggly was opened in Memphis, Tennessee by Clarence Saunders.
  • 1901 – Leon Czolgosz, an unemployed anarchist, shoots and fatally wounds US President William McKinley at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York.
  • 1870 – Louisa Ann Swain of Laramie, Wyoming becomes the first woman in the United States to cast a vote legally after 1807.
  • 1863 – American Civil War: Confederate forces evacuate Battery Wagner and Morris Island in South Carolina.
  • 1861 – American Civil War: Forces under Union General Ulysses S. Grant bloodlessly capture Paducah, Kentucky, giving the Union control of the Tennessee River's mouth.
  • 1522 – The Victoria returns to Sanlúcar de Barrameda in Spain, the only surviving ship of Ferdinand Magellan's expedition and the first ship to circumnavigate the world.
  • 1492 – Christopher Columbus sails from La Gomera in the Canary Islands, his final port of call before crossing the Atlantic Ocean for the first time.

Births

  • 1990 – John Wall, American basketball player
  • 1990 – Matt McAndrew, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1987 – Ramiele Malubay, Saudi Arabian-American singer
  • 1985 – Mitch Moreland, American baseball player
  • 1983 – Braun Strowman, American wrestler and strongman
  • 1981 – Mark Teahen, American baseball player
  • 1980 – Jillian Hall, American wrestler and singer
  • 1979 – Foxy Brown, American rapper
  • 1979 – Low Ki, American wrestler
  • 1978 – Cisco Adler, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1976 – Tom Pappas, American decathlete and coach
  • 1975 – Derrek Lee, American baseball player and coach
  • 1972 – Anika Noni Rose, American actress and singer
  • 1970 – Rhett Miller, American alternative country singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1969 – Ben Finegold, American chess player and educator
  • 1969 – CeCe Peniston, American singer-songwriter, actress, and former beauty pageant winner
  • 1969 – Michellie Jones, Australian-American triathlete
  • 1969 – Tony DiTerlizzi, American author and illustrator
  • 1968 – Paul Rea, American journalist
  • 1967 – Macy Gray, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress
  • 1967 – William DuVall, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1965 – Van Tiffin, American football player
  • 1964 – Rosie Perez, American actress, dancer, and director
  • 1963 – Alice Sebold, American author
  • 1963 – Bryan Simonaire, American engineer and politician
  • 1963 – Mark Chesnutt, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1962 – Chris Christie, American lawyer and politician, 55th Governor of New Jersey
  • 1962 – Elizabeth Vargas, American journalist
  • 1962 – Kevin Willis, American basketball player and fashion designer
  • 1961 – Scott Travis, American rock drummer (Judas Priest, Racer X)
  • 1961 – Wendi Richter, American wrestler
  • 1958 – Jeff Foxworthy, American comedian, actor, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1958 – Michael Winslow, American actor
  • 1956 – Bill Ritter, American lawyer and politician, 41st Governor of Colorado
  • 1955 – Raymond Benson, American author and playwright
  • 1954 – Carly Fiorina, American businesswoman and activist
  • 1954 – Patrick O'Hearn, American bassist and composer
  • 1952 – Buddy Miller, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1948 – Claydes Charles Smith, American guitarist (d. 2006)
  • 1947 – Jane Curtin, American actress and comedian
  • 1947 – Sylvester, American singer-songwriter (d. 1988)
  • 1946 – Shirley M. Malcom, American scientist, academic and educator
  • 1944 – Donna Haraway, American author, academic, and activist
  • 1944 – Swoosie Kurtz, American actress
  • 1942 – Dave Bargeron, American trombonist and tuba player
  • 1942 – Mel McDaniel, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2011)
  • 1940 – Elizabeth Murray, American painter and illustrator (d. 2007)
  • 1940 – John M. Hayes, American scientist
  • 1939 – Brigid Berlin, American actress, painter, and photographer
  • 1939 – David Allan Coe, American outlaw country music singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1938 – Joan Tower, American pianist, composer, and conductor
  • 1937 – Jo Anne Worley, American actress, comedian, and singer
  • 1931 – Bud Shrake, American journalist, author, and screenwriter (d. 2009)
  • 1930 – Charles Foley, American game designer, co-created Twister (d. 2013)
  • 1929 – Yash Johar, Indian film producer, founded Dharma Productions (d. 2005)
  • 1928 – Fumihiko Maki, Japanese architect and academic, designed the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium and Makuhari Messe
  • 1928 – Robert M. Pirsig, American novelist and philosopher (d. 2017)
  • 1926 – Jack English Hightower, American lawyer and politician (d. 2013)
  • 1926 – Maurice Prather, American photographer and director (d. 2001)
  • 1925 – Jimmy Reed, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1976)
  • 1924 – John Melcher, American veterinarian and politician
  • 1921 – Norman Joseph Woodland, American inventor, co-created the bar code (d. 2012)
  • 1919 – Wilson Greatbatch, American engineer and philanthropist (d. 2011)
  • 1917 – John Berry, American-French actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1999)
  • 1915 – Ed Oliver, American golfer (d. 1961)
  • 1913 – Julie Gibson, American actress and singer
  • 1912 – Wayne Barlow, American organist, composer, and director (d. 1996)
  • 1911 – Harry Danning, American baseball player and coach (d. 2004)
  • 1910 – Walter Giesler, American soccer player, referee, and coach (d. 1976)
  • 1909 – Michael Gordon, American actor and director (d. 1993)
  • 1908 – Korczak Ziolkowski, American sculptor, designed the Crazy Horse Memorial (d. 1982)
  • 1900 – Julien Green, French-American author (d. 1998)
  • 1899 – Billy Rose, American composer and manager (d. 1966)
  • 1893 – Claire Lee Chennault, American general and pilot (d. 1958)
  • 1890 – Clara Kimball Young, American actress and producer (d. 1960)
  • 1889 – Louis Silvers, American composer (d. 1954)
  • 1888 – Joseph P. Kennedy Sr., American businessman and diplomat, 44th United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom (d. 1969)
  • 1863 – Jessie Willcox Smith, American illustrator (d. 1935)
  • 1861 – William Lane, English-Australian journalist, founded New Australia (d. 1917)
  • 1860 – Jane Addams, American sociologist and author, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1935)
  • 1859 – Macpherson Robertson, Australian businessman and philanthropist, founded MacRobertson's (d. 1945)
  • 1857 – Zelia Nuttall, American archeologist and historian (d. 1933)
  • 1838 – Samuel Arnold, American conspirator (d. 1906)
  • 1819 – William Rosecrans, American general, politician, and diplomat, United States Ambassador to Mexico (d. 1898)
  • 1815 – St. John Richardson Liddell, American general (d. 1870)
  • 1800 – Catharine Beecher, American educator and activist (d. 1878)
  • 1795 – Frances Wright, Scottish-American author and activist (d. 1852)
  • 1711 – Henry Muhlenberg, German-American pastor and missionary (d. 1787)

Deaths

  • 2015 – Barney Schultz, American baseball player and coach (b. 1926)
  • 2015 – Calvin J. Spann, American general and pilot (b. 1924)
  • 2015 – Martin Milner, American actor (b. 1931)
  • 2014 – Cirilo Flores, American bishop (b. 1948)
  • 2013 – Ann C. Crispin, American author (b. 1950)
  • 2013 – Santiago Rosario, Puerto Rican-American baseball player and coach (b. 1939)
  • 2012 – Art Modell, American businessman (b. 1925)
  • 2012 – Jerome Kilty, American actor and playwright (b. 1922)
  • 2012 – Lawrie Dring, Scottish scout leader, founded World Federation of Independent Scouts (b. 1931)
  • 2011 – Michael S. Hart, American author, founded Project Gutenberg (b. 1947)
  • 2008 – Anita Page, American actress (b. 1910)
  • 2007 – Madeleine L'Engle, American author and poet (b. 1918)
  • 1998 – Ric Segreto, American-Filipino singer-songwriter, actor, and journalist (b. 1952)
  • 1994 – James Clavell, Australian-American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1924)
  • 1994 – Max Kaminsky, American trumpet player and bandleader (b. 1908)
  • 1992 – Henry Ephron, American playwright, screenwriter, and producer (b. 1912)
  • 1990 – Tom Fogerty, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1941)
  • 1988 – Leroy Brown, American wrestler (b. 1950)
  • 1987 – Quinn Martin, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1922)
  • 1986 – Blanche Sweet, American actress (b. 1896)
  • 1984 – Ernest Tubb, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1914)
  • 1978 – Tom Wilson, American record producer (b. 1931)
  • 1972 – Perpetrator and victims of the Munich massacre - David Mark Berger, American-Israeli weightlifter (b. 1944)
  • 1966 – Margaret Sanger, American nurse, educator, and activist (b. 1879)
  • 1951 – James W. Gerard, American lawyer and diplomat, United States Ambassador to Germany (b. 1867)
  • 1945 – John S. McCain Sr., American admiral (b. 1884)
  • 1927 – William Libbey, American target shooter and geographer (b. 1855)
  • 1885 – Narcís Monturiol, Spanish engineer, designed the Ictineo I and Ictineo II (b. 1819)
  • 1868 – Pierre Adolphe Rost, American lawyer, judge, and politician (b. 1797)
  • 1708 – Sir John Morden, 1st Baronet, English merchant and philanthropist, founded Morden College (b. 1623)
Copyright webplus.info