This Day in History on 6 September

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 6 September. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Important Events

2012 – Sixty-one people die after a fishing boat capsizes off the İzmir Province coast of Turkey, near the Greek Aegean islands.


2013 – Forty one elephants are poisoned with cyanide in salt pans, by poachers in Hwange National Park.


2013 – It was announced that Leeuwarden would become cultural capital of Europe of 2018 together with Valletta.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1929 – Yash Johar, Indian film producer, founded Dharma Productions (d. 2005)

1971 – Devang Gandhi, Indian cricketer

Death/ Death Anniversary

2018 – Liz Fraser, English actress (b. 1930)


2018 – Will Jordan, American comedian and actor (b. 1927)


2018 – Burt Reynolds, American actor, director and producer[10] (b. 1936)


2019 – Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwean politician, 2nd President of Zimbabwe (b. 1924)

Futher Reading

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