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 This day in History - June 6
457 Historic Events for June 6
1966

NFL and AFL announce their merger

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1966

Stokely Carmichael launches "Black Power" movement

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1967

Wasim Haider, cricketer (member Pakistan's 1992 World Cup squad)

Birth
1967

Edward G Givens Jr, Major USAF/astronaut, dies in an car crash at 47

Death
1967

Max Casella, actor (Vinnie-Doogie Howser)

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1967

Michael Timpson, NFL wide receiver (Chic Bears, Philadelphia Eagles)

Birth
1967

Israeli troops occupy Gaza

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1968

Franklin C Fry, US minister (World Rad of Church), dies

Death
1968

Robert F Kennedy, (Sn-D-NY), assassinated in LA by Sirhan Sirhan at 42

Death
1968

Edwin Vurens, Dutch soccer player (FC Twente)

Birth
1968

Craig Roberts, Everett WA, Canadian 68 kg freestyle wrestler (Oly-96)

Birth
1968

Brian Wright, Stillwater Okla, Canadian Tour golfer (1991 NM Open-2nd)

Birth
1968

WKHA TV channel 35 in Hazard, KY (PBS) begins broadcasting

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1969

Brian Greenfield, WLAF punter (London Monarchs)

Birth
1969

Douglas Lee Mitchell, Miles Mi, heavy metal artist (Southgang)

Birth
1969

Mike Croel, NFL linebacker (NY Giants)

Birth
1969

Sunil Joshi, cricketer (Indian Test left-arm spinner 1996)

Birth
1969

Joe Namath resigns from NFL after Pete Rozelle, football commissioner, said he must sell his stake in a bar

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1970

Randy Jordan, NFL running back (Jacksonville Jaguars)

Birth
1970

102nd Belmont: John Rotz aboard High Echelon wins in 2:34

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1971

Mike Craig, St Mary's, NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs)

Birth
1971

Arnold Elston, composer, dies at 63

Death
1971

"Ed Sullivan Show" last broadcasts on CBS-TV

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1971

Air West filght 706 collides with Navy Phantom jet over LA, 50 die

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1971

John Lennon and Yoko Ono unannounced appearance at Fillmore East in NYC

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