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 This day in History - April 6
404 Historic Events for April 6
1940

Anne Campbell, MP

Birth
1940

Andres Isasi, composer, dies at 49

Death
1941

German bombardment on Piraeus (munitions ship explodes)

Event
1941

8th Golf Masters Championship: Craig Wood wins, shooting a 280

Event
1941

Begin oper Bestrafung-Germany bomb attacks Belgrade (17,000 die)

Event
1941

Hans W Geissendorfer, Augsburg Germany, director (Sternsteinhof)

Birth
1941

British general Gambier-Parry caught in North Africa

Event
1941

Italian held Addis Ababa surrenders to British and Ethiopian forces

Event
1942

Phil Austin, comedian (Firesign Theater)

Birth
1943

Lou Jansen, leader of illegal Dutch political party (CPN) arrested

Event
1943

British and US army link up in Africa during WW II

Event
1943

Susan Tolsky, Houston, actress (Madame's Place, Here Comes the Brides)

Birth
1943

British offensive at Wadi Akarit, South-Tunisia

Event
1943

Harry Conroy, trade unionist

Birth
1943

Joaquin Agostinho, Portuguese cyclist

Birth
1943

Roger Cook, investigative journalist/broadcaster

Birth
1944

John Stax, rocker (Pretty Things-Don't Bring Me Down)

Birth
1944

Jewish nursery at Izieu-Ain France overrun by Nazis

Event
1944

Michelle Phillips, rocker (Mamas and The Papas)

Birth
1944

Felicity Palmer, British mezzo-soprano

Birth
1945

Japanese giant battleship Yamato heads to Okinawa

Event
1945

Rodney Bickerstaffe, trade unionist

Birth
1945

Bob Marley, reggae musician/singer (Whalers-No Woman)

Birth
1945

US marines explore Tsugen Shima near Okinawa

Event
1945

Benjamin M Telders, president (Dutch Liberal States Party), dies at 42

Death