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 This day in History - July 6
400 Historic Events for July 6
1931

35th US Golf Open: Billy Burke shoots a 292 at Inverness Club Ohio

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1932

1st class postage back up to 3› from 2›

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1932

Della Reese, Detroit, singer/actress (Della Reese Show, Royal Family)

Birth
1932

Cubs shortstop Bill Jurges is shot twice in Chicago hotel room by a spurned girlfriend, Violet Popovich Valli

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1933

Robert Kajanus, composer, dies at 76

Death
1933

1st All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-2 at Comiskey Park, Chicago

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1934

Warden Uncle, [Edward Vermeulen], Flemish landlord/writer, dies at 73

Death
1935

14th Dalai Lama, Tibetan spiritual leader

Birth
1935

48th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats H Jacobs (63 36 75)

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1935

Rotterdam architect A van de Steurs Museum Boymans opens

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1936

114øF (46øC), Moorhead, Minnesota (state record)

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1936

121øF (49øC), Steele, North Dakota (state record)

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1937

Vladimir Ashkenazy, Gorki Rus, pianist/conductor (Tchakowsky-1961)

Birth
1937

Tony Lewis, cricketer (England batsman, captain 1972-73)

Birth
1937

Ned Beatty, Lexington Ky, actor (Deliverance, Repossed, Network)

Birth
1937

Gene Chandler, [Eugene Dixon], Chicago, rocker (Duke of Earl)

Birth
1938

Franco, Zaire, composer/guitarist/leader (Masumbuku)

Birth
1938

6th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-1 at Crosley Field, Cincinnati

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1939

Jet Harris, [Terence Harris], London, rock bassist (Drifters)

Birth
1939

Man Mohan Sood, cricketer (scored 0 and 3 in his only Test for India)

Birth
1939

Helena Dupont, US, equestrian 3-day even (Olympic-33rd place-1964)

Birth
1939

Mary Peters, England, pentathlete (Olympic-gold-1972)

Birth
1939

German Nazi's close last Jewish enterprises

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1940

Viktor Kuzkin, USSR, ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1964, 68, 72)

Birth
1941

NY Yankees unveil a monument to Lou Gehrig in centerfield

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