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Notable Historical Events for July 6th

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

1945Abbott and Costello's film "The Naughty Nineties" released featuring longest version their "Who's on First" routine.

2008115th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Venus Williams beats Serena Williams (7-5 6-4)

19595th LPGA Championship won by Betsy Rawls

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

1997Montreal Expos retire Andre Dawson's uniform #10

2003110th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats Venus Williams (4-6 6-4 6-2)

199198th Wimbledon Women's Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats G Sabatini (6-4 3-6 8-6)

197488th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats K Rosewall (61 61 64)

195764th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Althea Gibson beats Darlene Hard (6-3 6-2)

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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)

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

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

1781Stamford Raffles, British statesman and founder of Singapore

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

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

1877Composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (37) weds Antonina Miliukova (29) at the Church of Saint George in Moscow, Russia

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

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

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Notable Deaths on July 6th

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

1971Louis Armstrong, American jazz trumpeter and singer, dies at 69

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