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On This Day

September 6

Read A Book Day

1847 Henry David Thoreau leaves Walden Pond

1916 The Piggly Wiggly the first supermarket opens

1924 A failed assassination on Benito Mussolini

1970 Jimi Hendrix performs for the last time at Open Ai Love & Peace Festival

1986 The first episode of WWF Superstars of Wrestling

1989 MTV music awards are held This Note’s for You by Neil Young wins video of the year

1990 MTV music awards are held Nothing Compares 2 by Sinead O’Connor

1995 Cal Ripken Jr. of the Baltimore Orioles becomes MLB baseballs ironman by playing 2,131 consecutively

1997 The funeral of Princess of Wales Diana is held

2001 MTV music awards are held Lady Marmalade by Christina Aguilera. Lil’ Kim May, Pink wins for video of the year

2012 MTV music awards are held We Found Love by Rihanna & Calvin Harris wins for video of the year

Happy Birthday

1920 Elvira Paga actress, model 1st queen of the Rio Carnival

1925 Jimmy Reed musician

1947 Roger Waters in the band Pink Floyd

1947 Dino Bravo former WWF wrestler

1958 Jeff Foxworthy comedian actor

1964 Rosie Perez actress Do The Right Thing, White Men Can’t Jump, In Living Color

1978 Alex Escobar MLB baseball player

1979 Foxy Brown Rapper

1980 Kerry Katona singer in the band Atomic Kitten

1994 Ashlee Füss actress


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