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Notable Historical Events for July 6th

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

1997Montreal Expos retire Andre Dawson's uniform #10

1997Kelly Robbins wins LPGA Jamie Farr Kroger Classic

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

1941NY Yankees unveil a monument to Lou Gehrig in centerfield

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

1944French General Charles de Gaulle arrives in Washington, DC

197986th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: M Navratilova beats Chris Evert (6-4 6-4)

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)

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Notable Birthdays on July 6th

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

1946George W. Bush Jr, New Haven, Connecticut, 43rd President of the United States (2001-09) and 46th Governor of Texas (1995-2000) (R-TX)

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)

1781Stamford Raffles, British statesman and founder of Singapore

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

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Notable Weddings on July 6th

1978Country singer Tammy Wynette (36) weds record producer George Richey (42) in Florida

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

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

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Notable Deaths on July 6th

1835John Marshall, Chief Justice of the United States, dies of 79

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

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