6 September It Happened Today
1566 Death of Ottoman ruler Suleiman the Magnificent.
1666 The Great Fire of London is finally extinguished.
1757 Birth of French statesman Marquis de Lafayette.
1941 Nazi Germany makes it compulsory for all Jews to wear yellow Star of David badges.
1966 South African prime minister Hendrik Verwoerd is assassinated.
2007 Death of Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti.