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 This day in History - March 6
417 Historic Events for March 6
1988

3 IRA suspects were shot dead in Gibraltar by SAS officers

Event
1988

18th Easter Seal Telethon raises $35,200,000

Event
1988

Konstantin Iliev, composer, dies at 63

Death
1988

Betsy King wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open/Helene Curtis Pro-Am

Event
1989

Yanks beat Mets 6-4 in exhibition game (1st meeting since 1985)

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1989

Harry Andrews, actor (Equus, Helen of Troy, Hill), dies at 77

Death
1990

SR-71 sets a transcontinental record, flying 2,404 miles in 1:08:17

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1991

Following Iraq's capitulation in the Persian Gulf conflict, Pres Bush told Congress that "aggression is defeated. The war is over"

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1992

Elvia Allman, actress (Night at Earl Carroll's), dies of pneumonia

Death
1992

Maria Vieira da Silva, Portuguese painter (Mirror Palace), dies at 83

Death
1992

Yankee pitcher Pascual Perez suspended for 1 year due to cocaine

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1992

Emmy Huf, Dutch cabaret performer/writer (I Want Warm Meat), dies

Death
1993

Cyril Collard, French director (Lesson nuits fauves), dies at 35

Death
1993

Douglas Marland, soap writer (As the World Turns), dies at 58

Death
1993

Nicholas Ridley, English Minister of Finance, dies at 64

Death
1994

Melina Mercouri, Greek actress (Never on a Sunday), dies at about 68

Death
1994

Moses Rascoe, blues singer, dies at 77

Death
1994

Tengis Abuladze, Georgia SSR MP (Penalty), dies at 71

Death
1994

Leighton Noble, singer/Bandleader, dies at 81

Death
1994

Max Schubert, winemaker, dies at 89

Death
1994

Colin Jackson runs world record 60m hurdles indoor (7.30 sec)

Event
1994

United Arab Emirates beat Kenya by 2 wickets to win ICC Trophy

Event
1995

David Beinhoff, mayor, dies at 24

Death
1995

Emile van Moerkerken, photographer (Ice Princess), dies at 78

Death
1995

Helene Weijel, author (In Two Worlds), dies at 44

Death