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 This day in History - January 6
432 Historic Events for January 6
1993

John B "Dizzy" Gillespe, blues trumpeter, dies of cancer at 75

Death
1993

Last day of Test cricket for Greg Matthews

Event
1993

Jean Mueller discovers comet Mueller/1993a

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1993

Bill Wyman announces he will leave Rolling Stones

Event
1994

Dow-Jones hits record 3803.88

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1994

Yat Weiju swims world record 50m butterfly stroke (26.44)

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1994

Zhong Weiju swims world record 25m pool (26.44)

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1994

Virginia Kelley Clinton, Mother of Pres Clinton, dies at 70

Death
1994

Tip O'Neill, speaker of the house, dies of cancer

Death
1994

Morty the Moose, (Northern Exposure), dies at 6

Death
1994

"Government Inspector" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 37 performances

Event
1994

"Iron" Adriaan van Es, Dutch undersec of Navy (1963-72), dies at 80

Death
1994

Ice skater Nancy Kerrigan is attacked by Tonya Harding's bodyguard

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1994

Gerardus J Sizoo, physicist/director of Dutch Free University, dies

Death
1995

Joe Slovo, Latvian/S African attorney/sect-gen (SACR), dies at 68

Death
1995

James Clay, saxophonist, dies at 59

Death
1995

Atlanta Hawks' Lenny Wilkens becomes NBA's winningest coach (939)

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1995

Edward Sutcliffe, judge (British Central Criminal Court), dies at 77

Death
1995

Karl Guttmann, Austrian/Dutch playwright/director (Pinter), dies at 81

Death
1996

Record $65.2 million British lottery won by 3 people (2-3-4-13-42-44)

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1996

John Phillipps Kenyon, historian/teacher, dies at 68

Death
1996

Duane Hanson, sculptor, dies at 60

Death
1996

Henry Lennox d'Aubigny Hopkinson, diplomat/politician, dies at 94

Death
1996

Robert Russell "Chubby" Wise, musician, dies at 80

Death
1997

Ian Peter Leslie Smith, journalist, dies at 52

Death