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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining September 6. This list is intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. But nevertheless learn why is September 6 so important!

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Top 10 September 6 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. A rare hurricane which hit Southern California 40 years ago (September 6, 1976) dumping 14.75 inches of rain causing flooding so severe that six people drowned in the desert. Hurricane Kathleen caused $160 million (1976 USD) in damage stretching to Arizona and even affected Montana and Idaho.

  2. Piggly Wiggly was the first self service grocery store. It opened on September 6, 1916. It is responsible for many innovations still in use today.

  3. In September 2015, a man named Sanmay Ved owned Google.com for a minute. He scored the domain for $12, and the search engine giant company offered Ved a $6,000.13 reward—the numbers spell out Google—which was doubled and donated to charity.

  4. Ethiopia uses a different new year, and that their new year is on September 11th, instead of December 31st. ALso, it has a 13th month of 5 or 6 extra timekeeping days.

  5. Beginning in September 1950, the crew of a U.S. Navy minesweeper ship spent 6 days spraying Serratia marcescens into the air ~2 miles off northern California coast. The project was called “Operation Sea Spray.” This was one of hundreds of open-air bioweapon tests carried out in 8+ U.S. cities.

  6. Częstochowa massacre, also known as the Bloody Monday, was committed by the German Wehrmacht forces beginning on the 4th day of World War II in the Polish city of Częstochowa, between 4 and 6 September 1939. 1140 Poles were murdered

  7. On 2nd September 1752, Britain skipped 11 days of the calendar to 14th September in order to account for the inaccuracies of the Julian calendar which counted a year as 365 days, 6 hours long, instead of the more accurate 365 days, 5 hours and 49 minutes.

  8. Female gives birth to 6 to 12 live babies after 4 to 5 months of pregnancy. Young slow worms are born during the August and September. They are 1.6 inches long at birth and covered with golden stripes.

  9. In September 2014 the 6,000-plus citizens of the Austrian town of Kapfenberg spent 10 hours filming joyous a lip dub of the Opus song "Live is Life", which was shot over a distance of 2.2 km in one single take.

  10. Louisa Ann Swain was the first woman in the United States to vote in a general election. She cast her ballot on September 6, 1870, in Laramie, Wyoming

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2,499 US soldiers died on June 6 the first day of the Normandy landings. From D Day until September 1944 29,370 US troops were killed which is more than 4x the number of American deaths in the entirety of the Iraq/Afghanistan wars.