Template:On this day/September 6
- 1926 – A hurricane made landfall near Pensacola.
- 1949 – Washington Junior College was established as the first state-supported junior college for African-Americans.
- 2007 – Escambia County Administrator George Touart stepped down amidst criticism of his personal business dealings. The Florida Supreme Court ruled for the plaintiff in Strand v. Escambia County, declaring the Southwest Escambia Improvement District unconstitutional.