Wikipedia:Selected anniversaries/September 6

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This is a list of selected September 6 anniversaries that appears on the "On this day" section of the Main Page. To suggest a new item, in most cases you can be bold and edit this page. Please read the selected anniversaries guidelines before making your edit. However, if your addition might be controversial, or on a day that is or soon will be on the Main Page, please post your suggestion on the talk page instead.

Please note that the events listed on the Main Page are chosen based more on relative article quality and to maintain a mix of topics, not based solely on how important or significant their subjects are. Only 5–6 events are posted at a time and thus not everything that is "most important and significant" can be listed. In addition, an event is not generally posted this year if it is also the subject of the scheduled September 6, 2018 featured article or the September 6, 2018 featured picture.

To report an error when this appears on the Main Page, see Main Page errors. Please remember that this list defers to the supporting articles, so it is best to achieve consensus and make any necessary changes there first.

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Unification Day in Bulgaria unreferenced, stub
Defence Day in Pakistan; multiple issues
Independence Day in Swaziland (1968) unreferenced section
1522 – The Victoria returned to Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Spain, with Basque explorer Juan Sebastián Elcano and 17 other survivors of Ferdinand Magellan's 265-man expedition, becoming the first ship to circumnavigate the globe. unreferenced section
1885Eastern Rumelia declared its union with Bulgaria. refimprove
1930Argentine President Hipólito Yrigoyen was deposed in a military coup by José Félix Uriburu. refimprove
1943 – A group of businessmen in Monterrey, Mexico, founded the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, now one of the largest universities in Latin America. refimprove
1948Juliana was crowned as Queen of the Netherlands following the abdication of her mother Wilhelmina. refimprove section
1955 – A Turkish mob attacked ethnic Greeks in Istanbul, killing at least 13 people and damaging more than 5,000 Greek-owned homes and businesses. refimprove section
1966 – South African Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd, the "architect of apartheid", was stabbed to death by Dimitri Tsafendas. refimprove section



September 6

William McKinley
William McKinley

Charles Porter (b. 1631) · Jessie Willcox Smith (b. 1863) · Abby Martin (b. 1984)

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