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 This day in History - June 6
457 Historic Events for June 6
1919

Assent is given to an Act to amend the Canadian Currency Act, 1910

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1919

Charles Pringle, British air marshal

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1920

Gen Wrangel opens offensive against red Army

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1921

Detroit Stars' Bill Gatewood pitches the 1st no-hitter in Negro League history, defeating the Cuban Stars 4-0

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1922

Lillian Russell, entertainer, dies at 60

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1922

Ian Hamilton, composer

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1924

28th US Golf Open: Cyril Walker shoots a 297 at Oakland Hills CC Mich

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1924

Serge Nigg, composer

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1925

Walter Percy Chrysler founded Chrysler Corp (Iacocca is 8 months old)

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1926

Tom Ryan, comic strip cartoonist (Tumbleweeds)

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1926

Klaus Tennstedt, Merseburg Germany, conductor (Fidelio)

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1926

Egyptian govt of Adly Pasha forms

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1926

Henry Tate, composer, dies at 52

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1928

George Deukmejian, Menands NY, (Gov-Cal)

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1928

Heinrich Gottlieb Noren, composer, dies at 67

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1929

Viktor Konezki, writer

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1929

Boguslaw Schaffer, composer

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1930

Frank Tyson, cricketer ("Typhoon" England pace destroyer mid-50's)

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1931

Lloyd Lindroth, the Liberace of the Harp

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1931

Yanks turn triple-play but lose 7-5 to Indians

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1931

"There Ought To Be A Moonlight Saving Time" by Guy Lombardo hits #1

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1932

Billie Whitelaw, Coventry England, actress (Omen, Adding Machine)

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1932

US Federal gas tax enacted

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1932

Ijsselmeervogels soccer team forms in Spakenburg

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1932

Carlos Davila coup against pres Juan Montero of Chile

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