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 This day in History - October 6
342 Historic Events for October 6
1982

Fokker's Fellowship crashes at Moerdijk Neth, 17-22 die

Event
1983

China PR performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC

Event
1983

NY Jets announce they are leaving Shea for Meadowlands

Event
1983

Terence Cooke, cardinal/archbishop of NY, dies at 62

Death
1983

Islander's Mike Bossy's 25th career hat trick

Event
1983

Buffalo Bill QB Joe Ferguson passes 419 yards with 5 TDs

Event
1983

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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1984

Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Hitachi Ladies British Golf Open

Event
1984

George S Simpson, US paleontologist, dies at 82

Death
1985

Yankee Phil Niekro becomes 18th pitcher to win 300 games and also at 46 becomes oldest to pitch a shut-out beating Toronto 8-0

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1985

Marita Koch of Germany sets 400m woman's record (47.6) in Australia

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1986

Russian nuclear sub sinks in Atlantic Ocean

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1987

Milt coup leader Maj-Gen Sitiveni Rabuka declares Fiji a republic

Event
1988

Oakland A's sweep Boston Red Sox in 4 games for AL pennant

Event
1989

Bette [Ruth E] Davis, actress (All About Eve, White Mama), dies at 81

Death
1990

Spacecraft Ulysses launched towards pole of Sun

Event
1990

US 67th manned space mission STS 41 (Discovery 11) launches into orbit

Event
1990

Ulysses launched (Solar Polar Orbiter)

Event
1991

Wendell Phillips, dies at 83 [or 10/13]

Death
1991

Elizabeth Taylor weds for 8th time (Larry Fortensky)

Event
1991

Meg Mallon wins LPGA Daikyo World Golf Championship

Event
1991

Orioles last game at Baltimore's Memorial Stadium (vs Det Tigers)

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1991

Lincoln Demyan, dies at 66

Death
1991

NY Met David Cone ties NL record by striking out 19 Phillies

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1992

Bill O'Reilly, cricketer (great leggie, 774 wickets at 16 60), dies

Death