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July 6th, 2008 (July 06 2008)DeathBobby Durham, American jazz drummer (born in 1937)
July 6th, 2006 (July 06 2006)EventThe Nathula Pass between India and China, sealed during the Sino-Indian War, re-opens for trade after 44 years.
July 6th, 2006 (July 06 2006)DeathKasey Rogers, American actress (born in 1926)
July 6th, 2006 (July 06 2006)DeathTom Weir, Scottish climber, author and broadcaster (born in 1914)
July 6th, 2005 (July 06 2005)DeathBruno Augenstein, German-born mathematician (born in 1923)
July 6th, 2005 (July 06 2005)DeathL. Patrick Gray III, American FBI director (born in 1916)
July 6th, 2005 (July 06 2005)DeathEvan Hunter, American novelist (born in 1926)
July 6th, 2005 (July 06 2005)DeathClaude Simon, French writer, Nobel laureate (born in 1913)
July 6th, 2005 (July 06 2005)DeathRichard Verreau, Canadian tenor (born in 1926)
July 6th, 2004 (July 06 2004)DeathThomas Klestil, President of Austria (born in 1932)
July 6th, 2004 (July 06 2004)DeathSyreeta Wright, American singer (born in 1946)
July 6th, 2003 (July 06 2003)EventThe 70-meter Eupatoria Planetary Radar sends a METI message Cosmic Call 2 to 5 stars: Hip 4872, HD 245409, 55 Cancri, HD 10307 and 47 Ursae Majoris that will arrive to these stars in 2036, 2040, 2044, 2044 and 2049 respectively.
July 6th, 2003 (July 06 2003)DeathBuddy Ebsen, American actor (born in 1908)
July 6th, 2002 (July 06 2002)DeathDhirubhai Ambani, Indian businessman (born in 1932)
July 6th, 2002 (July 06 2002)DeathJohn Frankenheimer, American film director (born in 1930)
July 6th, 1999 (July 06 1999)EventU.S. Army private Barry Winchell dies from baseball-bat injuries inflicted in his sleep the previous day by fellow soldiers for his relationship with transgendered showgirl and former Navy combat medic, Calpernia Addams.
July 6th, 1999 (July 06 1999)DeathCarl Gunter Jr, American politician (born in 1938)
July 6th, 1999 (July 06 1999)DeathJoaquin Rodrigo, Spanish composer (born in 1901)
July 6th, 1999 (July 06 1999)DeathBarry Winchell, American soldier (born in 1977)
July 6th, 1998 (July 06 1998)EventHong Kong s Kai Tak Airport is closed and the new Hong Kong International Airport at Chek Lap Kok becomes operational.
July 6th, 1998 (July 06 1998)DeathRoy Rogers, American actor (born in 1911)
July 6th, 1996 (July 06 1996)DeathKathy Ahern, American golfer (born in 1949)
July 6th, 1995 (July 06 1995)DeathAziz Nesin, Turkish humorist and author (born in 1915)
July 6th, 1994 (July 06 1994)BirthRebecca Rosso and Camilla Rosso, British actresses
July 6th, 1994 (July 06 1994)DeathCameron Mitchell, American actor (born in 1918)
July 6th, 1991 (July 06 1991)DeathMuda Lawal, Nigerian footballer (born in 1954)
July 6th, 1989 (July 06 1989)EventThe Israeli 405 Bus slaughter in which 14 bus passengers were killed when an Arab assaulted the bus driver as the bus was driving by the edge of a cliff.
July 6th, 1989 (July 06 1989)DeathJanos Kadar, Hungarian politician (born in 1912)
July 6th, 1988 (July 06 1988)EventThe Piper Alpha drilling platform in the North Sea is destroyed by explosions and fires. 167 oil workers are killed, making it the world s worst offshore oil disaster.
July 6th, 1987 (July 06 1987)BirthKate Nash, English singer/songwriter
July 6th, 1987 (July 06 1987)BirthMatt O Leary, American actor
July 6th, 1987 (July 06 1987)BirthCaroline Trentini, Brazilian model
July 6th, 1986 (July 06 1986)EventDavis Phinney became the first American cyclist to win a road stage of the Tour de France.
July 6th, 1986 (July 06 1986)BirthDerrick Williams, American football player
July 6th, 1986 (July 06 1986)DeathJagjivan Ram, Indian politician (born in 1908)
July 6th, 1984 (July 06 1984)BirthLauren Harris, British rock singer
July 6th, 1984 (July 06 1984)BirthJames Henderson, American model
July 6th, 1983 (July 06 1983)BirthGregory Smith, Canadian actor
July 6th, 1982 (July 06 1982)BirthTay Zonday, American singer and keyboardist
July 6th, 1982 (July 06 1982)DeathBob Johnson, American baseball player (born in 1905)
July 6th, 1981 (July 06 1981)BirthNnamdi Asomugha, American football player
July 6th, 1980 (July 06 1980)BirthPau Gasol, Spanish basketball player
July 6th, 1979 (July 06 1979)BirthNic Cester, Australian musician (Jet)
July 6th, 1979 (July 06 1979)DeathVan McCoy, American music producer, musician, songwriter and orchestra leader (born in 1940)
July 6th, 1978 (July 06 1978)EventThe Taunton sleeping car fire occurred in Taunton, Somerset killing twelve people.
July 6th, 1978 (July 06 1978)BirthTia Mowry and Tamera Mowry, American actresses
July 6th, 1978 (July 06 1978)BirthKevin Senio, New Zealand rugby player
July 6th, 1977 (July 06 1977)BirthCon Blatsis, Australian footballer
July 6th, 1977 (July 06 1977)BirthMakhaya Ntini, South African cricketer
July 6th, 1977 (July 06 1977)BirthCraig Handley, British film director
July 6th, 1976 (July 06 1976)DeathZhu De, Chinese Communist military leader and statesman (born in 1886)
July 6th, 1976 (July 06 1976)DeathFritz Lenz, German geneticist (born in 1887)
July 6th, 1975 (July 06 1975)EventThe Comoros declare independence from France.
July 6th, 1975 (July 06 1975)BirthAmir-Abbas Fakhravar, Iranian journalist and activist
July 6th, 1975 (July 06 1975)BirthSebastian Rulli, Argentine actor
July 6th, 1975 (July 06 1975)Birth50 Cent, American rapper
July 6th, 1975 (July 06 1975)DeathOtto Skorzeny, WWII German SS commando (born in 1908)Otto Skorzeny Quotes
July 6th, 1975 (July 06 1975)DeathRuffian, American racehorse (born in 1972)
July 6th, 1974 (July 06 1974)BirthZe Roberto, Brazilian footballer
July 6th, 1973 (July 06 1973)DeathOtto Klemperer, German conductor (born in 1885)
July 6th, 1972 (July 06 1972)BirthIsabelle Boulay, French-Canadian singer
July 6th, 1972 (July 06 1972)BirthD-Styles, American scratch DJ
July 6th, 1972 (July 06 1972)BirthGreg Norton, American baseball player
July 6th, 1972 (July 06 1972)BirthMark Gasser, British pianist
July 6th, 1972 (July 06 1972)DeathBrandon De Wilde, American actor (born in 1942)
July 6th, 1971 (July 06 1971)BirthKenya D. Williamson, American actress
July 6th, 1971 (July 06 1971)DeathLouis Armstrong, American musician (born in 1901)Louis Armstrong Quotes
July 6th, 1970 (July 06 1970)BirthInspectah Deck, American rapper
July 6th, 1970 (July 06 1970)BirthFrank Salvato II, Italian-American Sound Engineer and Composer
July 6th, 1970 (July 06 1970)BirthMartin Smith, English singer (Delirious?)
July 6th, 1969 (July 06 1969)BirthBrian Van Holt, American actor
July 6th, 1969 (July 06 1969)BirthFernando Redondo, Argentine footballer
July 6th, 1967 (July 06 1967)EventBiafran War: Nigerian forces invade Biafra, beginning the war.
July 6th, 1967 (July 06 1967)BirthJames Hannon, Bronx filmmaker
July 6th, 1967 (July 06 1967)BirthHeather Nova, Bermudian singer
July 6th, 1967 (July 06 1967)BirthOmar Olivares, Puerto Rican baseball player
July 6th, 1966 (July 06 1966)EventMalawi becomes a republic, with Hastings Banda as the first President.
July 6th, 1966 (July 06 1966)BirthBrian Posehn, American actor
July 6th, 1966 (July 06 1966)DeathSad Sam Jones, American baseball player (born in 1892)
July 6th, 1964 (July 06 1964)EventMalawi declares its independence from the United Kingdom.
July 6th, 1963 (July 06 1963)BirthTodd Burns, baseball player
July 6th, 1963 (July 06 1963)BirthLance Johnson, American baseball player
July 6th, 1962 (July 06 1962)EventNuclear test shot Sedan; part of Operation Plowshare.
July 6th, 1962 (July 06 1962)DeathWilliam Faulkner, American writer, Nobel laureate (born in 1897)William Faulkner Quotes
July 6th, 1962 (July 06 1962)DeathArchduke Joseph August of Austria, Austrian field marshal (born in 1872)
July 6th, 1962 (July 06 1962)DeathGeorg, Duke of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (born in 1899)
July 6th, 1961 (July 06 1961)BirthRick Price, singer/songwriter
July 6th, 1961 (July 06 1961)DeathScott LaFaro, American musician (born in 1936)
July 6th, 1961 (July 06 1961)DeathWoodall Rodgers, American politician (born in 1890)
July 6th, 1960 (July 06 1960)DeathAneurin Bevan, British politician (born in 1897)Aneurin Bevan Quotes
July 6th, 1959 (July 06 1959)BirthRichard Dacoury, French basketball player
July 6th, 1958 (July 06 1958)BirthJennifer Saunders, English actress
July 6th, 1957 (July 06 1957)EventAlthea Gibson wins the Wimbledon championships, becoming the first black athlete to do so.
July 6th, 1957 (July 06 1957)BirthRon Duguay, Canadian ice hockey player
July 6th, 1956 (July 06 1956)BirthCasey Sander, American actor
July 6th, 1955 (July 06 1955)BirthFrank Sontag, American radio personality
July 6th, 1955 (July 06 1955)BirthWilliam Wall, Irish writer
July 6th, 1954 (July 06 1954)BirthAllyce Beasley, American actress
July 6th, 1954 (July 06 1954)BirthWillie Randolph, former New York Mets manager
July 6th, 1953 (July 06 1953)BirthNanci Griffith, American singer
July 6th, 1952 (July 06 1952)DeathLouis-Alexandre Taschereau, French Canadian politician (born in 1867)
July 6th, 1951 (July 06 1951)BirthGeoffrey Rush, Australian actor
July 6th, 1950 (July 06 1950)BirthJohn Byrne, American comic book author & artist
July 6th, 1950 (July 06 1950)BirthHelene Scherrer, Canadian politician
July 6th, 1950 (July 06 1950)DeathFats Navarro, American jazz trumpet player (born in 1923)
July 6th, 1949 (July 06 1949)BirthPhyllis Hyman, American singer (died in 1995)
July 6th, 1948 (July 06 1948)BirthNathalie Baye, French actress
July 6th, 1948 (July 06 1948)BirthJean-Pierre Blackburn, French Canadian politician
July 6th, 1948 (July 06 1948)BirthBrad Park, Canadian hockey player
July 6th, 1948 (July 06 1948)BirthTom Curley, American media executive
July 6th, 1947 (July 06 1947)EventThe AK-47 goes into production in the Soviet Union.
July 6th, 1947 (July 06 1947)BirthRichard Beckinsale, English actor (died in 1979)
July 6th, 1947 (July 06 1947)BirthLance Clemons, baseball player
July 6th, 1946 (July 06 1946)BirthGeorge W. Bush, 43rd President of the United StatesGeorge W. Bush Quotes
July 6th, 1946 (July 06 1946)BirthPeter Singer, Australian philosopher Philo Quotes
July 6th, 1946 (July 06 1946)BirthFred Dryer, American football player and actor
July 6th, 1946 (July 06 1946)BirthSylvester Stallone, American actor
July 6th, 1945 (July 06 1945)BirthBurt Ward, American actor
July 6th, 1944 (July 06 1944)EventThe Hartford Circus Fire, one of America s worst fire disasters, kills approximately 168 people and injures over 700 in Hartford, Connecticut.
July 6th, 1942 (July 06 1942)EventAnne Frank and her family went into hiding in the "Secret Annexe" above her father s office in an Amsterdam warehouse.Anne Frank Quotes
July 6th, 1940 (July 06 1940)BirthNursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan
July 6th, 1940 (July 06 1940)BirthJeannie Seely, American singer
July 6th, 1939 (July 06 1939)EventHolocaust: The last remaining Jewish enterprises in Germany are closed.
July 6th, 1939 (July 06 1939)BirthJet Harris, English bass guitarist
July 6th, 1937 (July 06 1937)BirthVladimir Ashkenazy, Russian-born pianist and conductor
July 6th, 1937 (July 06 1937)BirthNed Beatty, American actor
July 6th, 1937 (July 06 1937)BirthGene Chandler, American singer
July 6th, 1936 (July 06 1936)EventA major breach of the Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal in England sends millions of gallons of water cascading 200 feet into the River Irwell.
July 6th, 1936 (July 06 1936)BirthDave Allen, Irish comedian (died in 2005)
July 6th, 1935 (July 06 1935)BirthTenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso Quotes
July 6th, 1933 (July 06 1933)EventThe first Major League Baseball All-Star Game is played in Chicago s Comiskey Park. The American League defeats the National League, 4-2.
July 6th, 1933 (July 06 1933)BirthFrank Austin, English footballer
July 6th, 1932 (July 06 1932)DeathKenneth Grahame, English author (born in 1859)Kenneth Grahame Quotes
July 6th, 1931 (July 06 1931)BirthJean Campeau, French Canadian businessman and politician
July 6th, 1931 (July 06 1931)BirthDella Reese, American singer
July 6th, 1927 (July 06 1927)BirthJan Hein Donner, Dutch chess player
July 6th, 1927 (July 06 1927)BirthAlan Freeman, British DJ known by his nickname Fluff (died in 2006)
July 6th, 1927 (July 06 1927)BirthJanet Leigh, American actress (died in 2004)
July 6th, 1927 (July 06 1927)BirthPat Paulsen, American comedian (died in 1997)
July 6th, 1927 (July 06 1927)BirthNilo Soruco, Bolivian songwriter (died in 2004)
July 6th, 1925 (July 06 1925)BirthMerv Griffin, American television show host (died in 2007)
July 6th, 1925 (July 06 1925)BirthBill Haley, American singer (died in 1981)
July 6th, 1923 (July 06 1923)BirthWojciech Jaruzelski, President of Poland
July 6th, 1922 (July 06 1922)DeathMaria Theresa Ledochowska, Polish-Austrian Catholic nun (born in 1863)
July 6th, 1921 (July 06 1921)BirthNancy Reagan, First Lady of the United StatesNancy Reagan Quotes
July 6th, 1919 (July 06 1919)EventThe British dirigible R34 lands in New York, completing the first crossing of the Atlantic Ocean by an airship.
July 6th, 1919 (July 06 1919)BirthErnst Haefliger, Swiss singer (died in 2007)
July 6th, 1918 (July 06 1918)BirthSebastian Cabot, English actor (died in 1977)
July 6th, 1917 (July 06 1917)EventWorld War I: Arabian troops led by Lawrence of Arabia and Auda ibu Tayi capture Aqaba from the Turks during the Arab Revolt.
July 6th, 1917 (July 06 1917)BirthArthur Lydiard, New Zealand running coach (died in 2004)
July 6th, 1916 (July 06 1916)DeathOdilon Redon, French painter (born in 1840)
July 6th, 1912 (July 06 1912)BirthHeinrich Harrer, Austrian mountaineer (died in 2006)
July 6th, 1908 (July 06 1908)EventRobert Peary sets sail for the Arctic on the expedition on which he later reaches the North Pole.
July 6th, 1907 (July 06 1907)BirthFrida Kahlo, Mexican painter (died in 1954)Frida Kahlo Quotes
July 6th, 1907 (July 06 1907)BirthGeorge Stanley, Canadian politician and designer of Canada s Flag (died in 2002)
July 6th, 1907 (July 06 1907)DeathAugust Johann Gottfried Bielenstein, German Linguist, Theologian (born in 1826)
July 6th, 1905 (July 06 1905)EventAlfred Deakin becomes Prime Minister of Australia for the second time.
July 6th, 1904 (July 06 1904)BirthErik Wickberg, Salvation Army general (died in 1996)
July 6th, 1903 (July 06 1903)BirthHugo Theorell, Nobel laureate (died in 1982)
July 6th, 1902 (July 06 1902)DeathSt. Maria Goretti, Italian saint (born in 1890)
July 6th, 1901 (July 06 1901)DeathPrince Chlodwig zu Hohenlohe-Schillingsfurst, Chancellor of Germany (born in 1819)
July 6th, 1900 (July 06 1900)BirthFrederica Sagor Maas, American playwright
July 6th, 1898 (July 06 1898)BirthHanns Eisler, German composer (died in 1962)
July 6th, 1893 (July 06 1893)EventThe small town of Pomeroy, Iowa, is nearly destroyed by a tornado that kills 71 people and injures 200.
July 6th, 1893 (July 06 1893)DeathGuy de Maupassant, French author (born in 1850)Guy de Maupassant Quotes
July 6th, 1892 (July 06 1892)EventDadabhai Naoroji elected as first Indian Member of Parliament in Britain.
July 6th, 1892 (July 06 1892)Event3,800 striking steelworkers engage in a day-long battle with Pinkerton agents during the Homestead Strike, leaving 10 dead and dozens wounded.
July 6th, 1887 (July 06 1887)EventDavid Kalakaua, monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaii, is forced at gunpoint, at the hands of the Americans, to sign the Bayonet Constitution giving Americans more power in Hawaii while stripping Hawaiian citizens of their rights.
July 6th, 1887 (July 06 1887)BirthAnnette Kellerman, Australian swimmer (died in 1975)
July 6th, 1885 (July 06 1885)EventLouis Pasteur successfully tests his vaccine against rabies. The patient is Joseph Meister, a boy who was bitten by a rabid dog.Louis Pasteur Quotes
July 6th, 1885 (July 06 1885)BirthErnst Busch, German field marshal (died in 1945)
July 6th, 1884 (July 06 1884)BirthHarold Stirling Vanderbilt, member of the Vanderbilt family (died in 1970)
July 6th, 1878 (July 06 1878)BirthEino Leino, Finnish poet (died in 1926)
July 6th, 1868 (July 06 1868)BirthPrincess Victoria of the United Kingdom (died in 1935)
July 6th, 1868 (July 06 1868)DeathSanosuke Harada, Shinsengumi Captain (born in 1840)
July 6th, 1865 (July 06 1865)BirthEmile Jaques-Dalcroze, Swiss musician (died in 1950)
July 6th, 1859 (July 06 1859)BirthVerner von Heidenstam, Nobel laureate (died in 1940)
July 6th, 1854 (July 06 1854)EventIn Jackson, Michigan, the first convention of the United States Republican Party is held.
July 6th, 1854 (July 06 1854)DeathGeorg Ohm, German physicist (born in 1789)
July 6th, 1838 (July 06 1838)BirthVatroslav Jagic, Croatian scholar (died in 1923)
July 6th, 1837 (July 06 1837)BirthRamakrishna Gopal Bhandarkar, Indian scholar (died in 1925)
July 6th, 1835 (July 06 1835)DeathJohn Marshall, Chief Justice of the United States (born in 1755)John Marshall Quotes
July 6th, 1818 (July 06 1818)BirthAdolf Anderssen, German chess player (died in 1879)
July 6th, 1817 (July 06 1817)BirthAlbert von Kolliker, Swiss anatomist (died in 1905)
July 6th, 1813 (July 06 1813)DeathGranville Sharp, British abolitionist (born in 1735)
July 6th, 1809 (July 06 1809)DeathAntoine Charles Louis Lasalle, French cavalry general (born in 1775)
July 6th, 1802 (July 06 1802)DeathDaniel Morgan, American Revolutionary general and politician (born in ~1735)
July 6th, 1801 (July 06 1801)EventBattle of Algeciras: The French navy are defeated by the British Royal Navy.
July 6th, 1796 (July 06 1796)BirthTsar Nicholas I of Russia (died in 1855)
July 6th, 1789 (July 06 1789)BirthMaria Isabella of Spain, queen of the Two Sicilies (died in 1846)
July 6th, 1785 (July 06 1785)EventThe dollar is unanimously chosen as the monetary unit for the United States.
July 6th, 1785 (July 06 1785)BirthWilliam Jackson Hooker, English botanist (died in 1865)
July 6th, 1782 (July 06 1782)BirthMaria Louisa of Spain, queen of Etruria (died in 1824)
July 6th, 1777 (July 06 1777)EventAmerican Revolutionary War: Battle of Ticonderoga: Due to a bombardment by British artillery under General John Burgoyne, American forces retreat from Fort Ticonderoga, New York.
July 6th, 1768 (July 06 1768)DeathConrad Beissel, German-born religious leader (born in 1690)
July 6th, 1766 (July 06 1766)BirthAlexander Wilson, Scottish-born naturalist (died in 1813)
July 6th, 1762 (July 06 1762)DeathTsar Peter III of Russia (born in 1728)
July 6th, 1758 (July 06 1758)DeathGeorge Howe, 3rd Viscount Howe, British general
July 6th, 1747 (July 06 1747)BirthJohn Paul Jones, American naval commander (died in 1792)John Paul Jones Quotes
July 6th, 1686 (July 06 1686)BirthAntoine de Jussieu, French naturalist (died in 1758)
July 6th, 1684 (July 06 1684)DeathPeter Gunning, English royalist churchman (born in 1614)
July 6th, 1630 (July 06 1630)EventThirty-Years War: 4,000 Swedish troops under Gustavus Adolphus land in Pomerania, Germany.
July 6th, 1609 (July 06 1609)EventBohemia is granted freedom of religion.
July 6th, 1585 (July 06 1585)DeathThomas Aufield, English Catholic martyr (born in 1552)
July 6th, 1583 (July 06 1583)DeathEdmund Grindal, Archbishop of Canterbury
July 6th, 1573 (July 06 1573)EventCordoba, Argentina, is founded by Jeronimo Luis de Cabrera.
July 6th, 1560 (July 06 1560)EventThe Treaty of Edinburgh is signed by Scotland and England.
July 6th, 1553 (July 06 1553)DeathKing Edward VI of England (born in 1537)
July 6th, 1535 (July 06 1535)EventSir Thomas More is executed for treason against King Henry VIII.
July 6th, 1535 (July 06 1535)DeathSir Thomas More, English philosopher (born in 1478) Philo Quotes
July 6th, 1533 (July 06 1533)DeathLudovico Ariosto, Italian poet (born in 1474)Ludovico Ariosto Quotes
July 6th, 1495 (July 06 1495)EventFirst Italian War: Battle of Fornovo: Charles VIII defeats the Holy League, but ultimately ends his attempted conquest of Italy.
July 6th, 1484 (July 06 1484)EventPortuguese sea captain Diogo Cao finds the mouth of the Congo River.Cao Cao Quotes
July 6th, 1483 (July 06 1483)EventRichard III is crowned King of England.
July 6th, 1480 (July 06 1480)DeathAntonio Squarcialupi, Italian composer (born in 1416)
July 6th, 1476 (July 06 1476)DeathRegiomantus, German astronomer (born in 1436)
July 6th, 1415 (July 06 1415)EventJan Hus is burned at the stake.
July 6th, 1415 (July 06 1415)DeathJan Hus, Bohemian reformer (born in 1369)
July 6th, 1348 (July 06 1348)EventPapal bull of Pope Clement VI protecting Jews during the Black Death.
July 6th, 1253 (July 06 1253)EventMindaugas is crowned King of Lithuania.
July 6th, 1249 (July 06 1249)DeathKing Alexander II of Scotland (born in 1198)
July 6th, 1218 (July 06 1218)DeathEudes III, Duke of Burgundy (born in 1166)
July 6th, 1189 (July 06 1189)EventRichard the Lionheart is crowned King of England.
July 6th, 1189 (July 06 1189)DeathKing Henry II of England (born in 1133)
July 6th, 1044 (July 06 1044)EventThe Battle of Menfo takes place.

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