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 This day in History - April 6
404 Historic Events for April 6
1945

Massive kamikaze-attack on US battle fleet near Okinawa

Event
1945

Coevorden freed from nazis

Event
1946

Paul Beresford, MP

Birth
1947

Jan Kees Wiebenga, Dutch MP (VVD)

Birth
1947

John Ratzenberger, Bridgeport Ct, actor (Cliff Clavin-Cheers)

Birth
1947

Tony Cooner, Essex, drummer (Hot Chocolate-You Sexy Thing)

Birth
1947

Vaclav Kapral, composer, dies at 58

Death
1947

1st Tony Awards: Arthur Miller, David Wayne and Patricia Neal win

Event
1947

11th Golf Masters Championship: Jimmy Demaret wins, shooting a 281

Event
1949

Mary Maples Dunn, college president (Smith College)

Birth
1949

Jane Actman, NYC, actress (Barbara-Paul Lynde Show)

Birth
1949

Stanley Christopherson, cricketer (1884, MCC Pres during WWII), dies

Death
1950

John F Dulles becomes advisor to US Sect of State Acheson

Event
1950

Dennis E Eckart, (Rep-D-OH, 1981- )

Birth
1951

Halfdan Cleve, composer, dies at 71

Death
1951

Ralph Cooper, Australia, drummer (Air Supply-All Out of Love)

Birth
1952

16th Golf Masters Championship: Sam Snead wins, shooting a 286

Event
1952

Udo Dirkshneider, heavy metal rocker (Accept-Balls to the Wall, Udo)

Birth
1952

Judith McConnell, actress (Sophia Capwell-Santa Barbara)

Birth
1952

Marilu Henner, Chicago, actress (Taxi, Man Who Loved Women, Eve Shade)

Birth
1953

Janet Lynn, ice skater (Olympics-bronze-1972)

Birth
1954

Mont Canadiens score 3 goals in 56 sec in playoff game against Det

Event
1954

US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island

Event
1954

TV Dinner was 1st put on sale by Swanson and Sons

Event
1954

Judi Bowker, Shawford England, actress (Clash of the Titans)

Birth