6TH SEPTEMBER ~ HISTORY ON THIS DAY

1800s / 19th century history on the 6th of September

1803 : John Dalton, the British scientist, started using symbols to represent the atoms of different elements.

History of Symbols of Element (Learn in 200 Seconds YouTube channel video) over 5,000 views

1870 : A woman voted in the United States general election for the first time. Louisa Ann Swain of Laramie, in Wyoming, became the first woman in the United States to cast a vote legally.

1900s / 20th century history on the 6th of September

1939 : South Africa declared war on Germany, during World War II.

1947 : Sylvester, the American singer-songwriter, was born Sylvester James Jr., in Watts, Los Angeles, California, USA (died in 1988 aged 41).

Sylvester – You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) official music video (Sylvester verified YouTube channel video) over 8.6 million views

1958 : Michael Winslow, the American actor and comedian, was born in Spokane, Washington, USA. official website : MichaelWinslowMedia.com

Early Release: Michael Winslow Showcases His Voicetramentalist Talents – America’s Got Talent 2021 (Americas Got Talent verified YouTube channel video) over 3 million views

1961 : Simon Reeve, the Australian television presenter, was born in Perth, Western Australia.

1962 : The first of the Blackfriars Ships were discovered by archaeologist Peter Marsden. The ships dated back to the 2nd century AD, on the banks of the River Thames in London, in the Blackfriars area.

1970 : Cheyne Coates, the Australian singer-songwriter, was born April M Coates, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She is best known as the lead singer of Madison Avenue electronic music duo, with Andy Van Dorsselaer. 

Madison Avenue – Don’t Call Me Baby official music video released in 1999 (ViciousRecordings YouTube channel video) over 2.3 million views
Madison Avenue win Highest Selling Single for Don’t Call Me Baby at the 2000 ARiA Awards (ARiA verified YouTube channel video)

1990 : Tom Fogerty, the American musician, died aged 48 (born in 1941). He was best known as the rhythm guitarist for Creedence Clearwater Revival rock band.

The Tragic Death Of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Tom Fogerty (Grunge verified YouTube channel video) over 400,000 views

1997 : The Funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales was held in London, with over 1 million people watching along the streets, and 2.5 billion people around the world watching on television.

The Funeral of Princess Diana in 1997 live broadcast [duration of 4 hours 40 minutes] (Historic Events YouTube channel video uploaded in 2017) over 3.6 million views
2000s / 21st century history on the 6th of September

2018 : Burt Reynolds, the American actor, died aged 82 (born in 1936). Official website : BurtReynolds.com

Actor Burt Reynolds has died at 82 (CNN verified YouTube channel video) over 300,000 views
Remembering Burt Reynolds 1936 to 2018 (Variety verified YouTube channel video) over 10,000 views

2019 : Robert Mugabe, the 2nd President of Zimbabwe, died aged 95 (born in 1924).

2022 : Boris Johnson resigned as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, and was replaced by Liz Truss.

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