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 This day in History - September 6
419 Historic Events for September 6
1986

Michael Spinks TKOs Steffen Tangstad in 4 for heavyweight boxing title

Event
1986

Jozef Pribilinec speed walking world record time (15,447k)

Event
1986

Attack on synagogue in Istanbul, 23 killed

Event
1987

Douglas Wakiihuri wins marathon (2:11:48)

Event
1987

Saskatchewan's Dave Ridgway kicks a CFL-record 60-yard field goal

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1987

Benjamin and Patrick Binder separated at John Hopkins Hospital

Event
1988

Crippled soviet Soyuz TM-5 lands safely with 2 cosmonauts aboard

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1988

Thomas Gregory (11) swims English Canal

Event
1988

USSR performs underground nuclear test

Event
1989

Police computer accuses 41,000 Parisians of murder/prostitution

Event
1989

Amateur Athletic Fed strips Ben Johnson of all track records

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1989

6th MTV Awards: Living Colour wins

Event
1990

Leonard Hutton, cricketer (79 Tests for England, 6971 runs), dies

Death
1990

7th MTV Awards: Sinead O'Connor wins

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1990

T Issan Dorsey, founder (Hartford St Zen Center SF), dies

Death
1990

Tom Fogerty, rocker (Creedence Clearwater), dies of tuberculosis at 48

Death
1991

USSR recognizes independence of the 3 Baltic republics

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1991

Soviet Union recognizes Estonian independence

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1991

33rd Walker Cup: US, 14-10

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1991

Ronald Venetiaan chosen president of Suriname

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1992

Noureddine Morceli runs world record 1500m (3:28.86)

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1993

Helen Dobson wins LPGA State Farm Rail Golf Classic

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1993

Josephine Rich Corday, vaudevillian, dies of kidney failure at 79

Death
1993

Jerry Lewis' 28th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $46,014,922

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1994

Duccio Tessari, Italian director, dies of cancer at 67

Death