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Notable Historical Events for July 6th

196276th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Rod Laver beats Martin Mulligan (62 62 61)

1853National Black convention meets in Rochester NY, ex-slave Frederick Douglass attends

195670th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Lew Hoad beats Ken Rosewall (6-2 4-6 7-5 6-4)

19595th LPGA Championship won by Betsy Rawls

1942Anne Frank's family goes into hiding in After House, Amsterdam

1885Louis Pasteur successfully tests an anti-rabies vaccine

1997Kelly Robbins wins LPGA Jamie Farr Kroger Classic

1997Montreal Expos retire Andre Dawson's uniform #10

1997111th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats C Pioline (64 62 64)

1993John F. Kennedy Jr, gives notice of quitting as ADA in Manhattan

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Notable Birthdays on July 6th

1946George W. Bush Jr, New Haven, Connecticut, 43rd President of the United States (2001-09) and 46th Governor of Texas (1995-2000) (R-TX)

1927Janet Leigh, [Jeanetta Morrison], Merced CA, actress (Psycho), (d. 2004)

1946Sylvester Stallone, NYC, actor/director (Rocky, Rambo, Cobra)

1781Stamford Raffles, British statesman and founder of Singapore

1954Willie Randolph, Holly Hill South Carolina, former New York Mets manager

1832Maximilian I of Mexico and Archduke of Austria, Vienna, Austria, first and only monarch of the Second Mexican Empire

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Notable Weddings on July 6th

1978Country singer Tammy Wynette (36) weds record producer George Richey (42) in Florida

1893British Prince George Duke of York (later George V) marries Princess Victoria of Teck (Queen Mary) at St James's Palace

1956Journalist Ben Bradlee (34) weds Antoinette Pinchot

1991Folk singer Mary Travers (54) weds restaurateur Ethan Robbins

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Notable Deaths on July 6th

1962William Faulkner, US author (Nobel 1949), dies at 64

1835John Marshall, Chief Justice of the United States, dies of 79

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