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 This day in History - September 6
419 Historic Events for September 6
1947

Paul Guthnick, German astronomer, dies at 76

Death
1948

"Mr Strauss Goes to Boston" opens at Century Theater NYC for 12 perfs

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1948

Charles "Claydes" Smith, Jersey City NJ, guitarist (Kool and The Gang)

Birth
1948

Gerrit H Kersten, vicar/founder (Calvinist Party), dies at 66

Death
1948

Juliana becomes queen of Netherlands

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1948

37th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (5-0)

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1949

Howard Unruh kills 13 neighbors in 12 minutes

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1949

Mhlabunzima Maphumulo, S Afr Kwazulu politician

Birth
1949

Jimmy Litherland, rocker (Mitarbeit)

Birth
1950

Arthur Hill, cricketer (3 Tests), dies

Death
1950

Ria Oomen-Ruijten, Dutch MP (CDA)

Birth
1951

Barry Troyna, teacher/educational sociologist

Birth
1952

Canadian TV begins in Montreal

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1952

Jose Forns y Cuadras, composer, dies at 54

Death
1953

Roy Campanella sets record for HRs by a catcher at 38

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1953

Katherine Cannon, Hartford Ct, actress (Father Murphy, Survivors)

Birth
1953

Mohammed Kedir, Ethiopia, 10k runner (Olympic-bronze-1980)

Birth
1953

Adenauers CDU wins elections in German FR

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1954

Banner Thomas, rocker (Molly Hatchet)

Birth
1954

Patrick O'Hearn, rock bassist (Missing Persons)

Birth
1954

68th US Womens Tennis: Doris Hart beats A Louise Brough (68 61 86)

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1954

74th US Mens Tennis: E V Seixas Jr beats Rex Hartwig (36 62 64 64)

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1954

US plane shot down above Siberia

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1954

WINS NYC begins playing rock n roll with Alan Freed Show

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1954

Yankees use a record 10 pinch hitters

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