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 This day in History - April 6
404 Historic Events for April 6
1931

Joan Carlyle, British soprano

Birth
1931

1st broadcast of "Little Orphan Annie" on NBC-radio

Event
1931

1st Scottsboro (Ala) trial begins - 9 blacks accused of rape

Event
1933

Dudley Sutton, British actor (Leather Boys, Brimstone and Treacle)

Birth
1934

418 Lutheran ministers arrested in Germany

Event
1934

Reijo Jyrkiainen, composer

Birth
1934

Antonius Geesink, Holland, judo (Olympic-gold-1964)

Birth
1935

Duke of Montrose

Birth
1935

John Pepper Clark, Nigeria, writer (Horn, Song of a Goat)

Birth
1935

H Levitt sinks 499 basketball free throws, misses and sinks 371 more

Event
1935

Edward Arlington Robinson, US poet, dies

Death
1936

ANP begins telex service in Amsterdam

Event
1936

Tornado, kills 203 and injuring 1,800 in Gainesville Georgia

Event
1936

3rd Golf Masters Championship: Horton Smith wins, shooting a 285

Event
1936

Manfred Schoof, composer

Birth
1937

Tom Veivers, cricketer (Australian off-spinner in the 60's)

Birth
1937

Billy Dee Williams, Harlem NYC, actor (Chiefs, Empire Strikes Back)

Birth
1937

Merle Haggard, Bakersfield Calif, country singer (Death Valley Days)

Birth
1938

Paul Daniels, British magician

Birth
1938

Teflon invented by Roy J Plunkett

Event
1938

Roy Thinnes, Chicago Ill, actor (Invaders, Falcon Crest, Gen Hospital)

Birth
1939

US and UK agree on joint control of Canton and Enderbury Is (Pacific)

Event
1939

Great Britain and Poland sign military pact

Event
1939

Robert Courtneidge, British theater producer, dies

Death
1940

Homero Aridjis, Mexican poet (La Tumba de Filidor)

Birth