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It happened on a… September 6

2020

World #1 tennis player Novak Djokovic is sensationally disqualified in 4th round of US Open after hitting a ball in frustration, striking a line judge.

2006

“New Moon” second book in Stephenie Meyer’s “Twilight Saga” is published by Little Brown.

1997

The Funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales takes place in London. Well over a million people lined the streets and 2.5 billion watched around the world on television.

1995

Cal Ripken Jr. breaks Lou Gehrig’s record, plays in 2,131 straight games.

1975

Martina Navratilova requested political asylum while in New York for the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament.

1968

Eric Clapton records guitar tracks for George Harrison’s “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”.

1963

Official opening of the Place des Arts.

1957

Elvis Presley records “White Christmas”, “Silent Night” & “Here Comes Santa Claus”.

1952

CBFT in Montreal starts transmitting with a broadcast of Jean Cocteau’s drama Oedipus Rex; Canada’s first television station.

1941

Jews in German-occupied areas were ordered to wear the Star of David with the word “Jew” inscribed. The order only applied to Jews over the age of 6.

1916

1st true supermarket, the “Piggly Wiggly” is opened by Clarence Saunders in Memphis, Tennessee.

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