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.

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