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 This day in History - July 6
400 Historic Events for July 6
1980

France performs nuclear test

Event
1981

Nicole Kantek, NSW Australia, gymnast (Olympics-96)

Birth
1982

Russell Thorson, actor (One Man's Family), dies at 72

Death
1983

Supreme Court rules retirement plans can't pay women less

Event
1983

54th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 13-3 at Comiskey Park, Chicago

Event
1983

Fred Lynn of Angels hits All Star game 1st grand slam (AL wins 13-3)

Event
1986

100th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Boris Becker beats Ivan Lendl (64 63 75)

Event
1986

Bob Horner becomes 11th player to hit 4 home runs in a game

Event
1986

Amy Alcott wins LPGA Mazda Hall of Fame Golf Championship

Event
1986

Premier Nakasones Liberal Democr Party wins Japan's election

Event
1986

Ex-minister Arturo Tolentino failed coup in Philippines

Event
1987

Pakistan score their 1st innings win over England, at Leeds

Event
1987

USSR performs nuclear test

Event
1987

1st of 3 massacres by Sikh extremists takes place in India

Event
1988

Wrestler Jake Roberts convicted of battery

Event
1988

Carlos Salinas de Gortari elected president of Mexico

Event
1988

North Sea oil platform Piper Alpha explodes, 166 die

Event
1989

J nos K d r, premier of Hungary (1956-58), dies at 77

Death
1989

Despite retiring May 29, Mike Schmidt elected to start All Star game

Event
1989

US marshals and FCC seize pirate radio station WHOT in Brooklyn

Event
1990

"Jetson's the Movie" with Tiffany, premieres

Event
1990

After pitching a no-hitter lose, NY Yankee Andy Hawkins pitches a complete 12 inn game and loses 2-0

Event
1990

Jim Samuels, comedian, dies of spinal meningitis at 41

Death
1990

Paul Wynne, KGO-TV SF reporter, dies of AIDS at 46

Death
1991

Thorley Walters, actor (Trog, Edwardians, Daisy), dies at 78

Death