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 This day in History - October 6
342 Historic Events for October 6
1974

Kenny Jonsson, Angelholm SW, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, NY Islander)

Birth
1974

Geert Jelle de Vries, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen)

Birth
1975

Henry Calvin, actor (Sgt Garcia-Zorro), dies at 57

Death
1975

John Harm Skippers, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)

Birth
1975

Jan Harm Schippers, Dutch soccer player: SC Heerenveen, Veendam

Birth
1975

Ines Sainz, Miss Spain Universe (1997)

Birth
1976

"Gang of Four" arrested in Beijing

Event
1976

John Hathaway completes 50,600 mile bicycle tour of every continent

Event
1976

Pres Ford says there is "no Soviet domination in Eastern Europe"

Event
1976

Cubans DC-8 crashes after bomb attack

Event
1977

DL Coburns "Gin Game," premieres in NYC

Event
1977

Yankees win AL pennant by rallying for 3 runs in 9th to beat KC Royals 5-3 in 5th and deciding playoff game

Event
1978

Iraq declares Ayatollah Khomeini an undesirable person

Event
1978

Hannah H Gray inaugurated as 1st female head of US university (Chic)

Event
1978

Mick Jagger apologizes for racist lyrics in "Some Girls"

Event
1978

Royals' George Brett hits 3 HRs, Yanks win championship game 3, 6-5

Event
1979

Harry Drake set long distance footbow shot record of 2,006 yds 1'9"

Event
1979

Pope John Paul II is 1st Pope to visit White House

Event
1979

Elizabeth Bishop, poetess (North and South, Pulitzer 1956), dies at 68

Death
1980

John Lydon sentenced to 3 months on assault charges

Event
1980

Hattie Jacques, actress (Make Mine Mink), dies at 56

Death
1980

Guyana adopts constitution

Event
1980

Ray Walker, actor (Baby Take a Bow), dies

Death
1981

[Mohammed] Anwar al-Sadat, pres Egypt (1970-81), assassinated at 62

Death
1982

Auburn's Al Del Greco kicks 6 field goals

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