World Of Quotes

Quotes, Sayings, and Proverbs
 This day in History - October 6
342 Historic Events for October 6
1889

Thomas Edison shows his 1st motion picture

Event
1889

Moulin Rogue opens in Paris

Event
1890

Mormon Church outlaws polygamy

Event
1891

Charles S Parnell, English/Irish Home Rule Party leader, dies at 45

Death
1892

Alfred Tennyson, writer, dies at 83

Death
1893

Nabisco Foods invents Cream of Wheat

Event
1895

Caroline Gordon, Kentucky, writer (Green Centuries)

Birth
1896

Otto Siegl, composer

Birth
1897

Jerome Cowan, NYC, actor (Mr Dithers-Blondie, Tab Hunter Show)

Birth
1898

Gustav Mahler conducts 1st Wiener Philharmonic

Event
1902

Mihovil Logar, composer

Birth
1904

Horst Lange, writer

Birth
1905

Ferdinand von Richthofen, German geographer/explorer, dies

Death
1905

Helen N Willis Moody, tennis pro (8 Wimbledon titles 1927-1938)

Birth
1906

Louis Borell, Amsterdam Neth, actor (Over the Moon, Queer Cargo)

Birth
1906

Janet Gaynor, Philadelphia, actress (Sunrise, A Star Is Born)

Birth
1908

Austria annexes Bosnia and Herzegovina

Event
1908

Tigers beat White Sox, 7-0 to win AL pennant

Event
1908

Yanks lose 100th game of year go 51-103 for season

Event
1909

Carol Lombard, Ft Wayne IN, actress (My Man Godfrey, In Name Only)

Birth
1909

Dudley Buck, US organist/composer, dies at 70

Death
1910

Braves beat Phillies 20-7

Event
1911

Cy Young's farewell appearance in a major league game is a letdown as he loses to Brooklyn 13-3 in a Braves uniform in his 906th game

Event
1911

Beatrix van Rijk becomes 1st licensed Dutch woman pilot

Event
1912

Pirates Owen "Chief" Wilson hits record 36th triple of season

Event