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Notable Historical Events for July 6th

2008122nd Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Rafael Nadal beats Roger Federer (6-4 6-4 6-7 6-7 9-7)

1945Abbott and Costello's film "The Naughty Nineties" released featuring longest version their "Who's on First" routine.

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

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

199198th Wimbledon Women's Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats G Sabatini (6-4 3-6 8-6)

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

1997Montreal Expos retire Andre Dawson's uniform #10

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

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

1699Pirate Capt William Kidd is captured in Boston

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Notable Birthdays on July 6th

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

1781Stamford Raffles, British statesman and founder of Singapore

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

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

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

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

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Notable Weddings on July 6th

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

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

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

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July 6th Divorces
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Notable Deaths on July 6th

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

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

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