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 This day in History - August 6
394 Historic Events for August 6
1938

Warner Oland, actor (Werewolf of London, Jazz Singer), dies at 57

Death
1938

Paul Bartel, Brooklyn NY, director/actor (Eating Raoul)

Birth
1939

William "Sonny" Sanders, US singer (Rayber Voices)

Birth
1939

1st broadcast of "Dinah Shore Show" on NBC-radio

Event
1940

Louise Sorel, LA Calif, actress (BS I Love You, Crimes of Passion)

Birth
1940

Estonia is annexed into Soviet empire

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1941

Doris Ernestine Hays, composer

Birth
1941

Hubertus AGM "Bert" Andr‚, Dutch actor (Turkish Fruit-Come Back)

Birth
1941

Detroit pitcher Al Benton is 1st to collect 2 sacrifices in an inning

Event
1942

G”ring proclaims occupied areas "thoroughly empty to plunder"

Event
1942

-8] Riots by Dutch Jews

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1942

Assinibaine destroyer sinks U-210

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1942

Churchill fires Gen Auchinlek as Middle-East commandant

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1943

US 1st Infantry division occupies node Troina Sicily

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1943

Ray Buktenica, Greenwich Village NYC, actor (Rhoda, House Calls)

Birth
1943

Tom Garrett, cricketer (last survivor of 1st Test in 1877), dies

Death
1943

Michael Anderson Jr, London, actor (Clay-The Monroes)

Birth
1944

All 1,200 Jewish death marchers from Lipcani Moldavia have died

Event
1944

US 20th Army corp under general Walker occupies Nantes

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1944

Deportation of 70,000 Jews from Lodz Poland to Auschwitz begins

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1944

Anti-German attack at Avranches fails

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1945

Hiroshima Peace Day-atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima by "Enola Gay"

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1945

Keith Miller scores 110 in the 4 Victory Test Cricket at Lord's

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1946

US officially submits to jurisdiction of World Court

Event
1946

Dusty Rhodes, Australian baseball coach (Olympics-1996)

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