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 This day in History - August 6
394 Historic Events for August 6
1972

Hank Aaron hits 660th and 661st HRs for Braves (record for 1 team)

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1972

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Knoxville Ladies Golf Classic

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1973

Fulgencio Batista y Zaldivar, dictator Cuba (1940-58), dies at 72

Death
1973

Roberto Clemente and Warren Spahn inducted into Hall of Fame

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1973

Stevie Wonder involved in car crash, goes into a 4 day coma

Event
1973

Mike Sheldon, WLAF Guard (Rhein Fire)

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1973

Robert Lee, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)

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1974

Alvin Williams, NBA guard (Portland Trailblazers)

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1974

Nelson Vargas, Holoyoke Mass, soccer forward (Olympics-gold-96)

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1974

6th time Phils get just 1 assist in game; no other team did it twice

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1974

Explosion and fire destory Great Northern RR yard in Wenatchee, Wash

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1974

Adrian Voinea, Focsani Romania, tennis star (1995 Malta)

Birth
1974

Bobby Petta, soccer player (Feyenoord, RKC)

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1975

Rik Platvoet, Dutch soccer player, (FC Twente, MVV)

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1976

Parmeso Emekrasha, Buddhist Monk

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1976

Gregor Piatigorsky, Russian cellist, dies at 73

Death
1976

Soleil Moon Frye, Glendora Calif, actress (Punky Brewster)

Birth
1977

Judy Rankin wins LPGA Colgate European Women's Golf Open

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1978

60th PGA Championship: John Mahaffey shoots a 276 at Oakmont CC PA

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1978

Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Colgate Europea Golf Open

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1978

Paul VI, [Giovanni Montini], Italian Pope (1963-78), dies at 80

Death
1978

Edward Durrell Stone, US architect, dies at 76

Death
1979

Kurt Kasznar, actor (Cmdr Fitzhugh-Land of the Giants), dies at 65

Death
1979

61st PGA Championship: David Graham shoots a 272 at Oakland Hills Mich

Event
1979

Jennifer Exaltacion, Windsor Ontario, gymnist (Olympics-96)

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