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Notable Historical Events for July 6th

1997Montreal Expos retire Andre Dawson's uniform #10

1904The US Democratic Party nominates little known New York judge Alton B Parker for presidential nominee - virtually assuring the election of Theodore Roosevelt

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

1957John Lennon (16) & Paul McCartney (15) meet for 1st time as Lennon's rock group Quarrymen perform at a church dinner

196875th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Billie Jean King beats J Tegart (97 75)

1699Pirate Capt William Kidd is captured in Boston

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

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

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

1885Louis Pasteur successfully tests an anti-rabies vaccine

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Notable Birthdays on July 6th

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

1781Stamford Raffles, British statesman and founder of Singapore

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

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

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)

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Notable Weddings on July 6th

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

1956Journalist Ben Bradlee (34) weds Antoinette Pinchot

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

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

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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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