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 This day in History - June 4
415 Historic Events for June 4
1945

Margaret Impert, Horseheads NY, actress (Maggie, Spencer's Pilots)

Birth
1945

Gordon Waller, Scotland, singer (Peter and Gordon-World Without Love)

Birth
1945

6th Marine division occupies Orokoe Peninsula Okinawa

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1945

Daniel Topolski, writer/photographer/rowing coach

Birth
1945

Ivan "Ironman" Stewart, Mickey Thompson off-road champ (1983, 84, 90)

Birth
1945

Georg Kaiser, playwright, dies at 66

Death
1945

Anthony Braxton, jazz musician

Birth
1946

Largest solar prominence (300,000 mi/500,000 km) observed

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1946

Bettina Gregory, correspondent/journalist (ABC-TV)

Birth
1947

House of Reps approves Taft-Hartley act

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1947

"Louisiana Lady" closes at Century Theater NYC after 4 performances

Event
1948

Bob Champion, horse trainer/jockey

Birth
1948

Sandra Post, LPGA golfer

Birth
1948

Rosemary Joyce, model/actress (Daphne Draper-Search For Tomorrow)

Birth
1949

"Cavalcade of Stars" debuts (DuMont); Jackie Gleason made host in 1950

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1950

Dagmar Krause, West Germany, singer (Henry Cow, Art Bears)

Birth
1950

Wayne Powers, New Rochelle NY, actor (Laverne and Shirley, 13 East)

Birth
1950

Brian Rose, cricketer (England batsman in 9 Tests 1977-81)

Birth
1950

Dutch cyclist Wim van Est wins Bordeaux-Paris (586 km in 17:25)

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1950

CVP wins Belgian parliamentary election

Event
1950

Sam Staples, cricket pace bowler (3 Tests 1927-28), dies

Death
1951

David Yip, actor (Ping Pong)

Birth
1951

Yvonne MCT van Rooy, Dutch Secretary of State Secretary (CDA)

Birth
1951

Serge Koussevitsky, conductor/composer, dies at 76

Death
1951

Mississippi Valley State University founded

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