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 This day in History - December 6
367 Historic Events for December 6
1972

Gary Bandy, NFL defensive end (Atlanta Falcons)

Birth
1973

Tim Kohn, guard/tackle (Oakland Raiders)

Birth
1973

Bahrain's constitution goes into effect

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1973

Robert A Watson-Watt, England, physicist (radar), dies at 81

Death
1973

NL votes to move San Diego Padres to Washington DC (doesn't happen)

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1973

Gerald Ford sworn-in as 1st unelected VP, succeeds Spiro T Agnew

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1973

Justus Hermann Wetzel, composer, dies at 94

Death
1974

Arjan Ebbinge, soccer player (FC Groningen)

Birth
1974

George Harrison releases "Ding Dong, Ding Dong"

Event
1975

41st Heisman Trophy Award: Archie Griffin, Ohio State (RB)

Event
1975

Natalie Titcume, Australian softball catcher (Olympics-bronze-96)

Birth
1975

Sen Robert Dole and Elizabeth Hanford marry

Event
1976

War criminal Pieter Menten arrested in Zurich

Event
1976

Alicia Machado, Venezuela, Miss Universe (1996)

Birth
1976

Lindsay Price, Arcadia CA, actress (Bold and Beautiful, All My Children)

Birth
1977

South Africa grants Bophuthatswana independence

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1978

Spain adopts constitution

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1980

Jim Bakker rapes Jessica Hahn

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1980

NASA launches Intelsat V

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1981

Rob de Castella of Australia sets Marathon record at 2:08:18

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1982

Bomb attack on Londonderry, North Ireland disco, 17 killed

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1982

Sen Ted and Joan Kennedy divorce

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1982

11 soldiers and 6 civilians die by bomb planted by Irish National Liberation Army exploded in a pub in Ballykelly, Northern Ireland

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1983

A bomb planted on a bus in Jerusalem explodes, kills 6 Israelis

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1984

Hijackers aboard Kuwaiti jetliner kill 2nd hostage

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