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 This day in History - July 6
400 Historic Events for July 6
1956

Indians' Jim Busby hits a grand slam in two consecutive at bats

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1956

85th British Golf Open: Peter Thomson shoots a 286 at Hoylake England

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1956

70th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Lew Hoad beats Ken Rosewall (62 46 75 64)

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1957

64th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Althea Gibson beats Darlene Hard (63 62)

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1957

Beatle John Lennon 1st meets Paul McCartney

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1957

Mario Martinez, Salinas Ca, US Olympic weightlifter (Olympic-4th-1988)

Birth
1957

Ron Duguay, Canada, hockey player (NY Rangers, Detroit Red Wings)

Birth
1957

Harry S Truman Library forms in Independence, Missouri

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1958

Ossie Moore, Murwillumbah NSW, Australasia golfer

Birth
1958

Jennifer Saunders, Sleaford England, actress (Absolutely Fabulous)

Birth
1958

Adolfo Lopez Mateos elected pres of Mexico

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1958

Alaska becomes 49th state

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1958

Mark Benson, cricketer (played Test England v India 1986, 30 and 21)

Birth
1959

John Keeble, London, rock drummer (Spandau Ballet-True)

Birth
1959

Tahir Naqqash, cricketer (Pakistani pace-bowler in 15 Tests 1982-85)

Birth
1959

5th LPGA Championship won by Betsy Rawls

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1959

Saar becomes part of German Federal Republic

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1959

WENH TV channel 11 in Durham, NH (PBS) begins broadcasting

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1959

George Grosz, German cartoonist/painter (Ecce Homo), dies at 65

Death
1960

Lauri Merten, Waukesha WI, LPGA golfer (1993 US Women's Open)

Birth
1960

Jozef/Josef Pribilinec, Czech, speed walker (world record 10K)

Birth
1960

Caroll-Ann Alie, Ottawa Ontario, yachter (Olympics-14-92, 96)

Birth
1960

Dr Barbara Moore completes a 3,207 mile walk from LA to NYC

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1960

Valerie Brisco-Hooks, Greenwood Ms, 200m/400m runner (Olympic-gold-84)

Birth
1961

Benita Fitzgerald-Brown, Virg, 100m hurdler (Olympic-gold-1984)

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