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 This day in History - April 6
404 Historic Events for April 6
1922

Barry Levinson, director (Rain Man)

Birth
1924

4 planes leave Seattle on 1st successful around-the-world flight

Event
1924

Italy fascists receives 65% of vote of parliament

Event
1924

V”lkische Block (nazi's) receives 17.8% of vote in Bayern

Event
1925

Arthur D Larsen, tennis champ (US Open-1950)

Birth
1925

1st film shown on an airplane (British Air)

Event
1925

Marcus Worsley, Lord-Lieutenant of North Yorkshire

Birth
1925

John Knox, British supreme court justice

Birth
1926

Stanley Cup: Montl Maroons beat Victoria Cougars (WHL), 3 games to 1

Event
1926

Giovanni Amendola, antifascist/editor-in-chief (Il Mondo), dies at 43

Death
1926

Ian Paisley, North Ireland, clergyman/MP

Birth
1927

David Ingram, Vice-Chancellor (University of Kent at Canterbury)

Birth
1927

Gerry Mulligan, British saxophonist/orch leader (Jazz on a Summer Day)

Birth
1928

James Dewey Watson, chemist (co-discovered structure of DNA)

Birth
1928

Joi Lansing, Salt Lake City Utah, actress (Bob Cummings Show)

Birth
1929

Li Yuan-chia, artist

Birth
1929

"Crazy" Joe Gallo, mobster

Birth
1929

Andr‚ Previn, Berlin Germany, conductor (London Symphony)/pianist

Birth
1929

Arthur S Taylor Jr, US drummer/band leader (Taylor's Wailers)

Birth
1929

Edison Vasalievich Denisov, composer

Birth
1929

Willis Hall, British writer

Birth
1930

Hostess Twinkies invented by bakery executive James Dewar

Event
1930

1st transcontinental glider tow completed

Event
1931

Giuseppi Radiciotti, composer, dies at 73

Death
1931

Ivan Dixon, NYC, actor (Car Wash, Hogan's Heroes)

Birth