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 This day in History - December 6
367 Historic Events for December 6
1930

Pablo Neruda marries Marie A Hagenaar Vogelzang in Batavia

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1930

18th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Balmy Beach defeat Regina Roughriders, 11-6

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1930

Bobby Van, [Robert King], NYC, singer (Hollywood Palace)

Birth
1932

Don King, boxing promoter (Mike Tyson) [or Aug 20]

Birth
1933

Auguste Chapuis, composer, dies at 75

Death
1933

Ban on James Joyce' "Ulysses" in US, lifted

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1933

Jim Pothecary, cricketer (S African pace bowler on 1960 England tour)

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1933

Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki, composer

Birth
1934

Nick Bockwinkel, wrestler (WCW/AWA)

Birth
1938

117 Spanish knights under capt Piet Laros return to Netherlands

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1938

French/German non-attack treaty drawn (Ribbentrop-Bonnet Pact)

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1938

David Ossman, comedian (Firesign Theater)

Birth
1939

Cole Porter's musical "Du Barry was a Lady," premieres in NYC

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1939

Tom s Svoboda, Paris France, Czech composer (Etude)

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1939

5th Heisman Trophy Award: Nile Kinnick, Iowa (HB)

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1940

Pietro Badoglio resigns as viceroy of Ethiopia

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1940

Charlie Hime, cricketer (one Test for S Africa 1895), dies

Death
1940

Gestapo arrest German resistance fighter/poster artist Helen Ernst

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1940

Steve Alaimo, Rochester NY, rocker (Mashed Potatoes)

Birth
1941

Anthony G Kr”ller, entrepreneur/govt advisor, dies

Death
1941

John Nelson, San Jos‚ Costa Rica, conductor (Les Troyens of Berlioz)

Birth
1941

Richard Speck, mass murderer (killed 8 student nurses in 1966)

Birth
1941

Helen Cornelius, Hannibal Mo, country singer (Nashville on the Road)

Birth
1941

Dutch and British pilots see Japanese invasion fleet at Singapore

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1941

King Leopold of Belgium marries Lilian Baels

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