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 This day in History - October 4
394 Historic Events for October 4
1947

Max KEL Planck, German physicist (constantly of P, Nobel 1918), dies

Death
1947

James Fielder, Denton TX, rocker (Blood Sweat and Tears)

Birth
1948

World Council of Churches forms under W Fisherman It Hooft)

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1948

Indians beat Red Sox, 8-0, in 1st AL playoff game

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1949

Edmund Eysler, Austrian composer, dies at 75

Death
1949

American Contract Bridge League votes 58«% to keep blacks out

Event
1949

Armand Assante, NYC, actor (Private Benjamin, Unfaithfully Yours)

Birth
1949

United Nations' permanent NYC headquarters is dedicated

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1950

Meg Bennett, Los Angeles CA, actress (Young and Restless)

Birth
1950

French troops vacate Cla Afraid Vietnam

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1951

In opening World Series game, Giant Monte Irvin steals home in 1st inn

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1951

Alan Rosenberg, actor (Civil Wars, LA Law, Cybill)

Birth
1952

Jody Stephens, rock drummer (Big Star)

Birth
1952

"Top Banana" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 356 perfs

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1952

Anita Luceete Defrantz, Phila Pa, rower (Olympic-bronze-1976)

Birth
1952

Nina Carter, London England, vocalist (Blonde on Blonde)

Birth
1953

Mickey Mantle hits a grand slam in World Series

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1953

Jim Peters runs world record marathon (2:17:39.4)

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1955

Alexander Papagos, Greek fieldmarshal, dies

Death
1955

Brooklyn Dodgers only World Series victory, beating Yankees in 7

Event
1955

Rev Sun Young Moon leaves prison in Seoul

Event
1955

Joe Orseno, race horse trainer

Birth
1956

Hans van Breukelen, Dutch soccer goaltender (PSV)

Birth
1956

Sherri Turner, Greenville SC, LPGA golfer (1988 Mazda LPGA Champ)

Birth
1956

Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga Australia

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