September 6th is officially Fight Procrastination Day as well as Read A Book Day.
We made it to day 249 of the year and there’s only 116 days left to go until we reach the new year.
Those of you who were born on September 6th share the Virgo star sign.
If September 6 is day that holds a special importance to you, then you’ll be pleased to know it’s been a pretty interesting day throughout history too! Here we’re going to look at some historic events that all happened on this day.
Did you know that on this day in 1522, Ferdinand Magellan’s ship “Victoria” completed the first circumnavigation of Earth? The trip took almost three years and Magellan himself died on the journey.
Keep reading for more facts about September 6th in history!
What Happened On September 6 In History?
The World Surf League closed the gender pay gap by giving equal prizes to all genders.
Portuguese explorer, Ferdinand Magellan’s ship “Victoria” completed the first circumnavigation of Earth.
The around-the-world voyage finished on this day when the crew arrived in Spain. Many men were lost during the trip due to mutinies, starvation, scurvy, storms and hostiles, including Magellan who lost his life in battle in the Philippines.
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