Historical Events In July - 06
Saturday, 17 August 2019
1971 On July - 06 white House Plumbers unit formed to plug news leaks
1971 On July - 06 horst Lange, writer, dies at 66
1972 Brandon De Wilde actor (Jamie), dies at 30 in a car crash on this day in history.
1972 On July - 06 brandon De Wilde, actor (Jamie), dies at 30 in a car crash
1973 Patrick McVey actor (Manhunt, Big Town), dies at 63 on July - 06.
1973 Joe E Brown, comedian, dies after long illness at 80 on this day in history.
1974 On this day in history carlos Isamitt, composer, dies at 87
1975 Comoros declare independence from France (most of them) on this day in history.
1975 On July - 06 near Wetaskiwin Alberta, a hailstone weighing 249 grams falls(almost 9 oz. for those still Imperial measures)
1975 Otto Skorzeny, German/Austrian SS (Mussolini/Ardennen), dies on July - 06.
1976 On July - 06 first women enter Naval Academy.
1976 Soyuz 21 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 5 space station on this day in history.
1977 On July - 06 oedoen Partos, composer, dies at 69
1978 Israeli jet fighters swooped over mostly Moslem West Beirut on this day in history.
1979 On this day in history van McCoy, singer/songwriter (Hey Mr DJ, Hustle), dies at 35
1980 Gail Patrick actress (My Man Godfrey), dies of leukemia at 69 on this day in history.
1980 On July - 06 gail Patrick, actress (My Man Godfrey), dies of leukemia at 69
1982 Russell Thorson actor (One Man's Family), dies at 72 on this day in history.
1982 On July - 06 russell Thorson, actor (One Man's Family), dies at 72
1983 Supreme Court rules retirement plans can't pay women less on July - 06.
1986 On July - 06 a coup led by pro-Marcos supporters in the Philippines fails
1987 On this day in history the first of 3 massacres by Sikh extremists takes place in India
1988 Carlos Salinas de Gortari elected president of Mexico on this day in history.
1988 On July - 06 off Scotland, two Canadians among 167 crew members killed as gas leak leads to explosion and fire on the Occidental Petroleum drill rig Piper Alpha in the North Sea; 64 survivors rescued.
1989 On this day in history after 9 years, WHOT (Bkln pirate radio station) is busted by the FCC
1989 Janos Kádár, premier of Hungary (1956-58), dies at 77 on this day in history.
1990 "Jetson's the Movie" with Tiffany, premiers on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history in Java a 5.8 quake injured at least 103 people and about 10,300 houses, mosques and public buildings damaged or destroyed
1990 In Ottawa Ontario, a burst pipe at National Archives damages 100 atlases dating between 1490 and 1600, 2,000 books; and a collection of 150 year old manuscripts on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history jim Samuels, comedian, dies of spinal meningitis at 41
1991 On July - 06 steffi Graf beats Gabriela Sabatini for Wimbeldon championship
1991 Thorley Walters, actor (Trog, Edwardians, Daisy), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1992 Edgardo Pallero, Argentina producer (Los hijos de fierro), dies on this day in history.
1993 On July - 06 ruth Lady Fermoy, maternal grandmother of Princess Diane, dies at 84