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Notable Historical Events for July 6th

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

1994"Forrest Gump", starring Tom Hanks, robin wright, and Gary Sinise, is released

1997Montreal Expos retire Andre Dawson's uniform #10

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

19595th LPGA Championship won by Betsy Rawls

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)

1989Despite retiring May 29, Mike Schmidt elected to start All Star game

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

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

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Notable Birthdays on July 6th

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

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

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)

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

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Notable Weddings on July 6th

1956Journalist Ben Bradlee (34) weds Antoinette Pinchot

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

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

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

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Notable Deaths on July 6th

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

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

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