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What happened on ...: Calendar Sheet 2019: 6th September

2019-09-05T22:14:08.474Z

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Berlin (dpa) - The current calendar sheet for September 6, 2019:

36th calendar week, 249th day of the year

116 days left until the end of the year

Zodiac sign: Virgo

Name day: Gundolf, Magnus

HISTORICAL DATA

2014 - The Golden Lion of the 71st Venice International Film Festival goes to the strip «A dove sits on a branch and thinks about life» by the Swedish director Roy Andersson.

2008 - As Turkey's first head of state, President Abdullah Gül visits neighboring Armenia and offers cooperation in the Caucasus.

1999 - Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is slightly injured in a knife attack in the port city of Port Said. The assassin is shot dead in the incident of Mubarak's bodyguard.

1994 - At the World Swimming Championships in Rome, 16-year-old Berliner Franziska van Almsick gets the only gold medal for Germany with a new world record of 1: 56.78 minutes over 200 m freestyle.

1952 - Geneva signs the first World Copyright Convention.

1929 - Berlin premieres the drama «Cyankali» by Friedrich Wolf, which describes the situation of working women who risk their health in illegal abortions.

1899 - US Secretary of State John Hay calls on the major powers to adopt an open-door policy in China (Hay Doctrine). As a result, the US wanted to gain better trading opportunities in China.

1634 - The defeat at the Battle of Nördlingen stops the advance of Swedish troops in Germany.

394 - At Aquileia, Theodosius I. beats Emperor Eugenius and unifies for the last time the Roman Empire.

BIRTHDAYS

1972 - Idris Elba (47), British actor («Mandela - The Long Road to Freedom»)

1954 - Carly Fiorina (65), American manager and politician, president and CEO of the Hewlett-Packard computer group, 1999-2005

1944 - Christian Boltanski (75), French photographer, sculptor and filmmaker, best known for his installations

1869 - Felix Salten, Austrian writer ("Bambi, a life in the forest"), died 1945

1729 - Moses Mendelssohn, German philosopher and enlightener ("Phadon or on the immortality of the soul"), died 1786

DEATH DAY

2018 - Burt Reynolds, American actor ("A Cooked Slap Ear"), b. 1936

1994 - James Clavell, British-American writer («Shogun»), film director and producer, b. 1924

Source: zeit

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