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 This day in History - July 6
400 Historic Events for July 6
1912

Donald Lippincott runs world record 100m (10.6)

Event
1912

5th Olympic games in Stockholm opens

Event
1914

Jens Rohiner, composer

Birth
1914

Delmira Augustini, Uruguayan poet, murdered at 27

Death
1915

Marcel Quinet, Belgian pianist/composer (Vague et Sillon)

Birth
1915

Laverne Andrews, Minneapolis MN, singer (Andrews Sisters)

Birth
1915

Dorothy Kirsten, Montclair NJ, soprano (Time to Sing, Chevy Show)

Birth
1916

Unica Zrn, writer

Birth
1916

Odilon Redon, French painter/author (A soi-mˆme), dies at 76

Death
1917

Hugo Cole, composer

Birth
1917

Hugo Yarnold, cricketer (Worcestershire keeper and Test umpire)

Birth
1917

T E Lawrence captures Port of Agaba from Turkey

Event
1918

Bert [Lambertus H] Voeten, Dutch journalist/poet (Crossing)

Birth
1918

Count von Mirbach, German ambassador to Moscow, dies

Death
1918

Eugene List, Phila Penn, pianist/prof (Eastman School of Music)

Birth
1918

Sebastian Cabot, London, actor (Mr French-Family Affair, Time Machine)

Birth
1919

William Veeck, sportswriter, replaces Fred Mitchell as Cubs president

Event
1919

British R-34 lands in NY, 1st airship to cross Atlantic (108 hr)

Event
1919

Earnest Haefliger, Swiss tenor (St„dtische Oper Berlin)

Birth
1919

Dorothy Kirsten, opera singer/Alzheimer disease activist

Birth
1920

Yankees score 14 in 5th inning and beat Washington Senators, 17-0

Event
1920

William Worthington, horse trainer

Birth
1922

Dutch auto/airplane manufacturer Trompenburg declares bankruptcy

Event
1922

Francisco Moncion, dancer

Birth
1922

William Schallert, LA Calif, actor (Patty Duke Show, Get Smart)

Birth