Today is Thursday, September 6th, the 249th day of the year. There are 109 days until Christmas. 

On this date, In 1927, the Harlem Globetrotters were established. 

In 1959, the Mattel Toy Corporation sold the first Barbie Doll. 

In 1997, Princess Diana's funeral took place in London, England. 

In 2016 Barbra Streisand extended her US chart record after she scored her 11th US No.1 album with her Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway.

Today is Coffee Ice Cream Day and Read a Book Day.

Happy Birthday to Emmy Award-winning actress and comedienne Jane Curtin from Saturday Night Live, and Kate and Allie who is 71.

Comedian and actor Jeff Foxworthy is 60. 

Pippa Middleton is 35- she is the sister of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.