What Happened on September 6


Historical Events

1958 – Mary Ann Mobley (Miss), 21, crowned 31st Miss America 1959
1970 – USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1988 – USSR performs underground nuclear test
1993 – Jerry Lewis’ 28th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $46,014,922
1994 – Franziska van Almsick swims female record 200m freestyle (1:56.78)
2017 – Mother Teresa declared co-patron saint of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Calcutta alongside St. Francis Xavier

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Famous Birthdays

1876 – John Macleod, Scottish-Canadian physiologist (Nobel 1923), born in Clunie, Dunkeld, Scotland (d. 1935)
1911 – Bentley Bridgewater, British Museum secretary, born in Vancouver (d. 1996)
1938 – Joan Tower, American composer (Breakfast Rhythms), born in New Rochelle, New York
1940 – Jackie Trent, English singer-songwriter (“Neighbours” theme) and actress, born in Newcastle-under-Lyme (d. 2015)
1959 – David Tickle, British audio engineer and record producer (Split Enz; Four Non-Blondes), born in Guildford, Surrey, England
1974 – Nina Persson, Swedish musician (The Cardigans), born in Örebro, Sweden

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Famous Deaths

1783 – Carlo Bertinazzi, Italian actor and writer (commedia dell’arte), dies at 72
1938 – John Stuart Hindmarsh, British racing driver and aviator (b. 1907)
1981 – Christy Brown, Irish author (biography Down All the Days), dies after choking at 49
2007 – Percy Rodriguez [Rodrigues], Canadian actor (Star Trek, Planet of the Apes, Brainwaves), dies of kidney failure at 89
2020 – Lou Brock, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (6 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1964, 67; 8 × NL stolen base leader; St Louis Cardinals), dies from multiple myeloma at 81
2021 – Jean-Pierre Adams, French soccer centre-back (22 caps; Nîmes, Nice, Paris Saint-Germain), dies after 39 years in a coma at 73

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