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 This day in History - April 6
404 Historic Events for April 6
1955

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1955

Yemen: failed coup by Abdullah Seif el-Islam

Event
1955

"3 for Tonight" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 85 performances

Event
1956

Mudassar Nazar, cricketer (son of Nazar Mohammad Pakistani bat)

Birth
1956

Dilip Vengsarkar, cricketer (prolific Indian batsman 1976-92)

Birth
1956

Polish communist Gomulka freed from prison

Event
1957

USSR performs nuclear test (atmospheric tests)

Event
1957

NYC ends trolley car service

Event
1957

Maurizio Damilano, Italian speed walker (30K World Record)

Birth
1958

Arnold Palmer wins 1st major golf tournament-Masters

Event
1959

Dianne Brill, Tampa, fashion designer/party girl (Queen of the Night)

Birth
1959

31st Academy Awards - "Gigi," Susan Hayward and David Niven win

Event
1961

Mike Schuchart, Omaha NE, Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Tour Championship)

Birth
1961

Jules J B V Bordet, Belgian bacteriologist (Nobel 1919), dies at 90

Death
1961

Rory Bremner, impressionist

Birth
1962

J C Heldring, Dutch businessman, dies at 74

Death
1962

Stan Cullimore, bassist (Housemartins-Happy Hour, Over There)

Birth
1963

Lorenzo Lynch, NFL safety (Az Cardinals, Oakland Raiders)

Birth
1964

Bill Brooks, NFL wide receiver (Buffalo Bills)

Birth
1964

Egypt and Belgium restore diplomatic relations

Event
1964

Johnny Dee, heavy metal drummer (Britny Fox-Boys in Heat, King Kobra)

Birth
1965

Virginia Lee, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

Birth
1965

Gerald Diduck, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers)

Birth
1965

Intelsat 1 ("Early Bird") 1st coml geosynchronous comm satellite

Event
1965

Rica Reinisch, German DR, 100m/200m backstroke (Olympic-gold-1980)

Birth