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 This day in History - July 6
400 Historic Events for July 6
1973

Joe E Brown, comedian, dies after long illness at 80

Death
1974

88th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats K Rosewall (61 61 64)

Event
1974

Steve Sullivan, Timmins, NHL center (NJ Devils)

Birth
1974

Carlos Isamitt, composer, dies at 87

Death
1975

Otto Skorzeny, German/Austrian SS (Mussolini/Ardennen), dies

Death
1975

Susie McAllister wins LPGA Wheeling Ladies Golf Classic

Event
1975

Dmitri Shostakovitch completes Sonate for alto opus 147

Event
1975

Comoros declare independence from France (most of them)

Event
1975

Argentine government falls

Event
1976

Soyuz 21 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 5 space station

Event
1976

Michelle Stanley, Littleton Colorado, Miss America-Colorado (1997)

Birth
1976

Nikki Mott, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics-96)

Birth
1977

Oedoen Partos, composer, dies at 69

Death
1977

France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island

Event
1978

Tia Mowry, twin actress (Sisters)

Birth
1978

Tamera Mowry, twin actress (Sisters)

Birth
1978

Rachel Rochelli, Houston TX, gymnast (alt-Olympics-96)

Birth
1978

Israeli jet fighters swooped over mostly Moslem West Beirut

Event
1979

Van McCoy, singer/songwriter (Hey Mr DJ, Hustle), dies at 35

Death
1979

IRA-bomb explodes in British consulate in Antwerp

Event
1979

Nicolas Daniel Maricio, Prince of Netherlands

Birth
1979

86th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Chris Evert (64 64)

Event
1980

Steve Carlton (14-4) pitches most strikeouts by a lefty (2,836)

Event
1980

Amy Alcott wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic

Event
1980

Gail Patrick, actress (My Man Godfrey), dies of leukemia at 69

Death