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 This day in History - July 6
400 Historic Events for July 6
1942

10th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Polo Grounds, New York

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1942

Von Hoth' IV Pantser army fights with Voronezj

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1942

Anne Frank's family goes into hiding in After House, Amsterdam

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1943

US destroyer William D Porter [Willie Dee] launched

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1943

2nd day of battle at Kursk: 25,000 German killed

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1944

Byron Berline, rocker

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1944

170 die in a fire at Ringling Bros Circus in Hartford Conn

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1944

French General De Gaulle arrives in Washington, DC

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1944

US General Patton lands in France

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1944

Gunhild Hoffmeister, German FR, 800m/1500m runner (Oly-silver-72)

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1945

Burt Ward, [Gervis], LA Calif, actor (Robin-Batman)

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1945

Rik Elswit, rocker (Dr Hook and Medicine Show-In the Right Place)

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1945

Pres Truman signs executive order establishing Medal of Freedom

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1945

Nicaragua becomes 1st nation to formally accept UN Charter

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1945

Wash Senator Rick Ferrell catches a record 1,722 games

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1946

Fred Dryer, Hawthone Calif, NFLer (NY Giants, LA Rams)/actor (Hunter)

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1946

George Walker Bush Jr, George's son (Gov-R-TX)

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1946

Jamie Wyeth, Penn, artist (An American Vision-Boston)

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1946

Rick Hunter, actor

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1946

Sylvester Stallone, NYC, actor/director (Rocky, Rambo, Cobra)

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1946

James Naughton, US, actor (Trauma center) [or June 12, 1945]

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1946

"St Louis Woman" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 113 perfs

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1946

60th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Yvon Petra beats G Brown (62 64 79 57 64)

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1946

53rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Pauline Betz beats Louise Brough (62 64)

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1947

Richard Beckinsale, Nottingham England, actor (Porridge, Doing Time)

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