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 This day in History - May 6
435 Historic Events for May 6
1968

Spain closes border to Gibraltar except to Spaniards

Event
1968

Andy Kelly, WLAF quarterback (Rhein Fire)

Birth
1969

Pascall Davis, WLAF linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals)

Birth
1969

Mark Thomas, NFL defensive end (Carolina Panthers, Packers, Bears)

Birth
1970

Yuchiro Miura of Japan skies down Mt Everest

Event
1970

Emerson Martin, NFL guard (Pitts Steelers, Carolina Panthers, Packers)

Birth
1971

Helene Weigel, Austrian/German actress (Metropolis), dies at 70

Death
1971

Rob Holmberg, NFL linebacker (Oakland Raiders)

Birth
1972

Dean Larsson, BC Canada, Nike golfer (1994 Monterrey Open-46th)

Birth
1972

98th Kentucky Derby: Ron Turcotte aboard Riva Ridge wins in 2:01.8

Event
1972

Martin Brodeur, Montreal, NHL goalie (NJ Devils, Team Canada)

Birth
1973

Joe Spiteri, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics-96)

Birth
1973

Clay Williams, OL (Indianapolis Colts)

Birth
1973

Wendy Ward, San Antonio Texas, LPGA golfer (1995 GHP Classic-15th)

Birth
1973

Ernest MacMillan, composer, dies at 79

Death
1973

1st WHA championship, New England Whalers beat Win Jets, 4 games to 1

Event
1973

Judy Rankin wins LPGA American Defender-Raleigh Golf Classic

Event
1974

W German chancellor W Brandt resigns

Event
1974

Stolen "Guitar Player" painting by Jan Vermeer found in London

Event
1974

Smallest attendance at Phila's Veterans Stadium (4,149)

Event
1974

Bundy victim Roberta Parks disappears from OSU, Corvallis, Ore

Event
1974

A's pitcher Paul Lindblad makes an errant throw in 1st inning of 6-3 loss to Balt ends his record streak of 385 consecutive errorless games

Event
1975

J¬Ęzsef Mindszenty, [Joseph Prehm], Hungarian cardinal, dies at 83

Death
1975

Bundy victim Lynette Culver disappears from Pocatello, Idaho

Event
1975

3 people die in tornado that strikes Omaha, Nebraska

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