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 This day in History - December 6
367 Historic Events for December 6
1897

John Axel Fernstrom, composer

Birth
1898

Herman Shumlin, actor (Watch on the Rhine)

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1898

Gunnar Myrdal, Sweden, sociologist/economist (Nobel 1974)

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1898

Alfred Eisenstaedt, photo journalist

Birth
1899

Nikolai Batalov, Moscow Russia, actor (Mother)

Birth
1899

Harry Buller Siege Willis, son of South Africa boer in Ladysmith

Birth
1902

Virgilio Mortari, composer

Birth
1903

Sumatra Atjehs guerilla leader Panglima Polim surrenders

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1903

Frederick Grant Gleason, composer, dies at 54

Death
1904

Theodore Roosevelt confirms Monroe-doctrine (Roosevelt Corollary)

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1904

Eve Denise Curie, French pianist/author/daughter of Madame Curie

Birth
1906

Antoon Spinoy, Belgian politician

Birth
1906

Agnes Moorehead, Clinton Mass, actress (Endora-Bewitched)

Birth
1907

Coal mine explosions in Monongah, WV, kills 361

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1909

Alan McGilvray, cricketer (20 games for NSW mid 30's)/cmmentator (ABC)

Birth
1909

Kenneth Watkins, woodland conservationist

Birth
1910

Alan McGilvray, cricket commentator

Birth
1911

Alfred James Broomhall, Methodist missionary

Birth
1912

China votes for universal human rights

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1913

White Sox beat Giants 9-4 in exhibition game in Tokyo

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1913

Eleanor Holm, NYC, 100m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1932)

Birth
1914

Cyril Washbrook, cricketer (stalwart Lancs and England opener)

Birth
1914

German troops over run L¢dz

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1914

Eduard Jacobs, Dutch cabaret artist, dies at 47

Death
1916

German army under Gen Mackensen occupies Bucharest

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