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 This day in History - April 6
404 Historic Events for April 6
1886

Declaration of Berlin neutralizes Tonga

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1888

Daniel Andersson, Swedish poet/writer (Svarta Ballader)

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1889

Barry Macollum, Northern Ireland

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1889

Gabriela Mistral, writer

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1889

George Eastman places Kodak Camera on sale for 1st time

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1890

Andr‚ L Danjon, French astronomer

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1890

Anthony Herman Gerard Fokker, Holland, aircraft pioneer (Spider)

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1890

French troops under capt Archinard occupy Segu, West-Sudan

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1892

Mateusz Glinski, composer

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1892

Lowell Thomas, Woodington Ohio, newscaster (High Adventure)

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1892

Donald Wills Douglas, US, aircraft pioneer (McConnell Douglas)

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1893

Mormon Temple in Salt Lake City dedicated

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1893

Andy Bowen and Jack Burke box 7 hrs 19 mins to no decision (111 rounds)

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1896

Juan Tomas Perez, composer

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1896

1st modern Olympic games open in Athens Greece [3/25 OS] American, James Connolly, wins 1st Olympic gold medal in mod history

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1898

Bobby Gilbert, PA

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1900

James J Jeffries KOs Jack Finnegan in 1 for heavyweight boxing title

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1900

Andres Sas, composer

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1900

Leo Robin, US writer (Thanks For the Memory)

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1901

Willem Pelemans, Flemish composer/music reviewer

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1902

Gertrude Short, Cincinnati OH, actress (Stella Dallas, Blonde Venus)

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1903

Harold Edgerton, foremost high-speed photographer

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1903

General railroad strike against "worgwetten" (anti-strike laws)

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1903

Mickey Cochrane, baseball hall of fame catcher (.320 avg)

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1904

Kurt G Kiesinger, German chancellor (Wherever They May Be)

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