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 This day in History - March 6
417 Historic Events for March 6
1982

Jan Lemaire, Dutch actor/writer (Beautiful Juultje), dies at 97

Death
1982

NBA highest scoring game: San Antonio beat Milwaukee 171-166 (3 OT)

Event
1983

Thelma Pelish, actress (Pajama Game), dies at 55

Death
1983

Helmut Kohl's CDU/CSU wins West German parliament elections

Event
1983

"On Your Toes" opens at Virginia Theater NYC for 505 performances

Event
1983

Anne-Marie Palli wins LPGA Samaritan Turquoise Golf Classic

Event
1983

New Bedford, Mass woman charges she was gang-raped atop a pool table

Event
1983

US Football League begins its 1st season

Event
1984

Henry Wilcoxon, actor (Cleopatra, Dragnet, Jericho), dies at 78

Death
1984

Ian Cromb, cricketer (5 Tests for NZ, 123 runs, 8 wkts), dies

Death
1984

Martin Niem”ller, German submarine capt/anti-nazi minister, dies at 92

Death
1984

Pierre Cochereau, composer, dies at 59

Death
1985

M‚xican authorities find body of US drug agent Enrique C Salaazar

Event
1985

Yul Brynner appears in his 4,500th performance of "King and I"

Event
1985

Mike Tyson KOs Hector Mercedes in 1 round in his 1st pro fight

Event
1985

Enos Slaughter and Arky Vaughan are elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Event
1985

Eric Sloane, US artist, dies at 80

Death
1986

Ken Ludwig's "Lend me a Tenor," premieres in London

Event
1986

USSR's Vega 1 flies by Halley's Comet at 8,889 km

Event
1986

Georgia O'Keefe, US painter (Flowers), dies at 98

Death
1986

Adolph Caesar, actor (Club Paradise, Soldier's Story), dies

Death
1987

6.8 earthquake hits Ecuador, kills 100

Event
1987

Belgium ferry boat "Herald of Free Enterprise" capsizes/sinks; 192 die

Event
1988

Julie Krone becomes winningest female jockey (1205 victories)

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1988

Orville Moodey shoots 63 at Seniors golf tournament

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