October 6 | On this Day

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1998 Chess grandmaster from Slovakia, Christopher Repka was born. Birthday
1993 Chess grandmaster from Israel, Gil Popilski was born. Birthday
1989 American actress Bette Davis died. Death day
1984 South African cricketer Morne Morkel was born. Birthday
1982 Chess grandmaster from Armenia, Levon Aronian was born. Birthday
1981 Egyptian politician Anwar Sadat died. Death day
1979 Chess grandmaster from Armenia, Artur Chibukhchian was born. Birthday
1978 Astronaut from China, Liu Yang was born. Birthday
1976 Cubana de Aviación Flight 455 aircraft incident at Atlantic Ocean, off Christ Church Parish, Barbados, killed 73 people. Man-Made Disaster
1969 Golfer from United States, Walteragen died. Death day
1964 American swimmer Tom Jager was born. Birthday
1960 Hollywood film Spartacus was released in theaters. This is one of the highest grossing movies. Release Date
1955 United Airlines Flight 409 aircraft incident at Medicine Bow Peak, Wyoming, US, killed 66 people. Man-Made Disaster
1951 German physician Otto Fritz Meyerhof died. Death day
1948 Magnitude 7.3 earthquake in Ashgabat, Turkmen SSR. This is one of the deadliest earthquake. Natural Disaster
1937 Italian-born American molecular geneticist Mario Capecchi was born. Birthday
1937 American molecular geneticist Mario Ramberg Capecchi was born. Birthday
1935 Egyptian politician Ali Lutfi Mahmud was born. Birthday
1933 Hollywood film I'm No Angel was released in theaters. This is one of the highest grossing movies. Release Date
1931 Italian-American physicist Riccardo Giacconi was born. Birthday
1906 American actress Janet Gaynor was born. Birthday
1903 Irish physicist Ernest Walton was born. Birthday
1884 American sports shooter Lloyd Spooner was born. Birthday
1866 Canadian-born inventor Reginald Fessenden was born. Birthday
1863 Dutch politician Gerrit Schimmelpenninck died. Death day
1846 American entrepreneur and engineer George Westinghouse was born. Birthday
1689 Papacy of Pope Alexander VIII began. Papacy began
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