What happened in history on this day: September 6?|
On September 6 in ...
- 1883 - Chicago Cubs' Burns (extra bases), Williamson and Pfeiffer get three hits in one inning.
- 1905 - Chicago White Sox' pitcher Frank Smith no-hits Detroit Tigers, 15-0.
- 1910 - Regina Roughriders football club forms.
- 1912 - New York Giants' Jeff Tesreau no-hits Philadelphia Phillies, 3-0.
- 1920 - First radio broadcast of a boxing prizefight.
- 1924 - Charles Paddock captures 100- and 200-yard Amateur Athletic Union national senior outdoor track and field championships.
- 1930 - Brooklyn Dodgers beat Philadelphia Phillies 22-8.
- 1946 - All-American Football Conference plays first game (Cleveland Browns 44, Miami Seahawks 0).
- 1954 - New York Yankees use a record ten pinch hitters.
- 1963 - Major league baseball's 100,000th game.
- 1973 - New York Times reports almost all Superfecta harness racing run at Yonkers, Roosevelt and Monticello from January to March of 1973 were fixed.
- 1980 - Chantal Langlace sets women's record for fastest 100km run (7:27:22).
- 1980 - College football's longest losing streak of 50 games ends for Macalaster University of Saint Paul, Minnesota beating Mount Senario 17-14.
- 1981 - Bob Lemon becomes the New York Yankees' manager for the second time.
- 1987 - Saskatchewan Rough Riders' Dave Ridgway kicks a Canadian Football League record 60-yard field goal.
- 1989 - Amateur Atheletic Federation strips Ben Johnson of all track records.
- 1989 - England holds Sweden to a 0-0 draw in Sweden, qualifying for the 1990 FIFA World Cup. The game became famous after Terry Butcher sustained a deep cut to his forehead early in the game. He received stitches but played on the entire game. By the end of the game, the front of Butcher's white shirt and shorts where almost entirely covered in blood.
- 1995 - Cal Ripken Junior of the Baltimore Orioles breaks the all time consecutive games played record in Major League Baseball with his 2131st game.
- 2001 - Barry Bonds becomes the fifth major leaguer to hit 60 home runs in a season, reaching the milestone in the shortest time, just 141 games.
- 2010 - New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez reaches 100 RBIs for a record 14th season, passing Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, and Jimmie Fox, all tied at 13 seasons.
Births of sports figures on September 6
- 1904 - Birth of Maxie Rosenbloom; light heavyweight boxing champion (1930-34).
- 1912 - Birth of Vincent DiMaggio; baseball player (New York Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, Cincinnati Reds, Boston Bees).
- 1928 - Birth of Rudolph Plukfelder in USSR; light heavyweight (Olympic-gold-1964).
- 1955 - Birth of Anne Henning; American 500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1972).
- 1980 - Birth of Joseph Yobo; Nigerian football player.
- 1980 - Birth of Samuel Peter; Nigerian boxer and heavyweight champion.
Deaths of sports figures on September 6
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