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 This day in History - August 6
394 Historic Events for August 6
1947

1st performance of Villa-Lobos' "Bachianas Brasilieras No 8"

Event
1947

Tony Dell, cricketer (Australian left-arm quick, 2 Tests 1971 and 74)

Birth
1947

Sally Eaton, Ill, Broadway actress (Jeanie-Hair)

Birth
1948

Michael Peters, choreographer (What's Love Got to Do with It)

Birth
1948

Fanny Blankers-Koen (Neth) is 1st women to win 3 golds at Olympics

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1948

Dreesgovt (KVP/Social Democratics/CHU/Liberal) forms

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1948

Bob Mathias, US, wins decathlon at London Olympics

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1949

Luke Appling record of 2,154 (en route to 2,218) games at shortstop

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1949

Joyce McKinney, Avery County NC, Miss Wyoming (1972)

Birth
1950

Nathan Purdee, actor (Nathan-Young and Restless, Hank-1 Life to Live)

Birth
1950

Winston E Scott, Miami Fla, USN Commander/astronaut (STS 72, 87)

Birth
1950

Dorian Harewood, Dayton Ohio, actor (Earl-Glitter, Trauma Center)

Birth
1951

Typhoon floods kill 4,800 in Manchuria

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1951

Catherine Hicks, Scottsdale Az, actress (Star Trek IV, Child's Play)

Birth
1952

Satchel Paige, 47, becomes oldest pitcher to win a complete shutout

Event
1952

Barrel Scherpenzeel, rocker (Earth and Fire)

Birth
1952

Ton Scherpenzeel, Dutch rock keyboardist (Earth and Fire)

Birth
1952

Wojiech Fortuna, Poland, ski jumper (Olympic-gold-1972)

Birth
1953

Iqbal Qasim, cricketer (Pakistani slow lefty in the 80's)

Birth
1953

Ted Williams returns to Red Sox from the military

Event
1953

Pat MacDonald, rocker (Timbuk 3)

Birth
1954

Theo[by] Van Reijn, sculptor/drawer/lithograph, dies at 70 [or 8/10]

Death
1954

Carl C Perkins, (Rep-D-KY, 1984- )

Birth
1954

WLAC (now WTVF) TV channel 5 in Nashville (CBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1955

Tom Inskeep, Bluffton Ind, Canadian Tour golfer

Birth