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 This day in History - August 6
394 Historic Events for August 6
1993

Japan Hosokawa govt begins

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1993

Pope John Paul II publishes Veritatis splendor encyclical

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1994

Domenico Modugno, Italian singer (Volare), dies at 66

Death
1994

Algerian Moslem fundamentalists threaten school/Universities

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1995

Youly Algaroff, ballet dancer, dies at 77

Death
1995

Paul James Nunn, mountaineer, dies at 52

Death
1995

Thousands of people in Hiroshima tribute on 50th anniversary of bomb

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1995

"Damn Yankees" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 510 performances

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1995

Dottie Mochrie wins McCall's LPGA Golf Classic at Stratton Mountain

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1995

Indians and Browns play in Cleveland on same day for 1st time ever both lose - Chicago 5, Indians 1; Giants 19, Browns 13 (exhibition)

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1996

Ossie Raymond Clark, fashion designer, dies at 54

Death
1996

Muhammad al-Badr, magnate of Northern Yemen (1962), dies

Death
1996

Leonard John Coldwell, cricketer, dies at 63

Death
1996

Hernan Siles Zuazo, Pres of Bolivia (1956-60, 1982-85), dies at 82

Death
1996

Buland Al Haidary, poet, dies at 69

Death
1996

NASA announces that life may have existed on Mars (ALH84001)

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1996

Richard Murphey Goodwin, economist, dies at 83

Death
1997

NHL Nashville Tenn names Barry Trotz as its 1st coach

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1997

Microsoft announces it will invest $150 million in Apple Computer Inc

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