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 This day in History - June 6
457 Historic Events for June 6
1889

Great Fire in Seattle destroys 25 downtown blocks

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1890

Dorothy Heyward, NYC, playwright (Porgy)

Birth
1890

United States Polo Association forms, NYC

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1891

Vladislac Vancura, writer

Birth
1891

Ted Lewis, Circleville OH, bandleader/writer (Is Everybody Happy?)

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1891

Istvan Kardos, composer

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1892

Pearl S Buck, writer

Birth
1893

Ludovic Feldman, composer

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1894

Sabin V Dragoi, composer

Birth
1896

George Samuelson leaves NY harbor to row across Atlantic

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1896

21st Preakness: Henry Griffin aboard Margrave wins in 1:51

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1896

Italo Balbo, Italian pilot/gov-gen of Libya (La marcia su Rome)

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1896

Robert Sheriff, playwright (Journey's End)

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1898

Walter Abel, St Paul Mn, actor (Suspicion, Dream Girl)

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1898

Constant A Serrure, Flemish historian, dies at 62

Death
1898

Johannes J Fouch‚, president South-Africa

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1898

Ninette de Valois, [Edris Stannus], Engl, ballerina (Royal Ballet)

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1900

Arthur Askey, Liverpool, actor (Bees in Paradise, Ghost Train)

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1901

Achmed Sukarno, Java, PM of Indonesia (1945-67)

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1902

Avraham Daus, composer

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1902

Harold Roxbee Cox Kings Norton, aeronautical engineer

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1903

Aram Il'yich Khachaturian, Tiflis Georgia, musician/composer (Gayane)

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1904

National Tuberculosis Association organized, Atlantic City, NJ

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1905

John Gart, Russia, orch leader (Paul Winchell Show)

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1905

French Foreign minister Delcass‚ resigns on German request

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