October 6 Birthdays in History - October 6 Deaths - October 6 Events



1975 Ines Sainz, Miss Spain Universe 1997
1975 Jan Harm Schippers, Dutch soccer player: South Carolina Heerenveen, Veendam
1975 John Harm Skippers, soccer player, South Carolina Heerenveen
1974 Brian Kelly, Mission Viejo California, soccer midfielder, 1996 Olympics gold
1974 Geert Jelle de Vries, Dutch soccer player, South Carolina Heerenveen
1974 Kenny Jonsson, Angelholm SW, NHL defenseman, Team Sweden, New York Islander
1973 Rebecca Lobo, Massachusetts, WNBA center, 1996 Olympics gold, New York Liberty
1972 J J Stokes, NFL wide receiver for the San Francisco 49ers
1971 Chris Hudson, NFL strong safety for the Jacksonville Jaguars
1970 Darren Oliver, born in Kansas City, Missouri, pitcher for the Texas Rangers
1970 Amy Jo Johnson, American Actress
1969 Byron Black, born in Salisbury, Zimbabwe, professional tennis player, double-handed forehand player, played for Zimbabwe, singles ranking 22nd in the World, June, 1996
1969 Jeff Lay, Ottawa Ontario, rower 1996 Olympics
1969 Martha Richards, Hudson WI, LPGA golfer, 1995 Safeco Classic-21st
1969 Robert Person, born in St. Louis, Missouri, pitcher for the New York Mets
1966 Archi Cianfrocco, Rome, New York, infielder for the San Diego Padres
1966 Jimmie Johnson, NFL tight end for the Philadelphia Eagles
1966 Julianne McNamara, Flushing, New York, gymnast 1984 Olympics gold
1965 Cynthia Meyer, New York, Canadian trap shooter 1996 Olympics
1965 David Spaulding, born in Newport Beach, California, canoe alternate for 1996 Olympics
1965 Jim Sharp, U.S. rodeo rider, Las Vegas 1988
1965 Ruben Sierra, Rio Piedras Puerto Rico, outfielder, New York Yankees
1964 Pam Kometani, born in Honolulu, Hawaii, LPGA golfer, 1992 Welch's Classic-27th
1964 Thomas "Tom" Hunter, U.S. 50M FREESTYLE swimmer, world record
1964 Matthew Sweet, American Musician
1961 Kathrin Dorre, East German marathoner 1988 Olympics bronze
1960 Albert Lewis, NFL cornerback for the Oakland Raiders
1960 Jeffrey Trachta, Staten Island, New York, actor, Thorne-Bold and Beautiful
1960 Richard Jobson, British TV person/rocker, Skids-Scared to Dance
1959 Robyn Maher, Australian basketball guard 1996 Olympics bronze
1959 Walter Ray Williams, Jr., bowler, twice Player of the Year
1959 [Dennis Ray] "Oil Can" Boyd, baseball pitcher for the Boston Red Sox
1959 Brian Higgins, American Politician
1957 Shahzad Altaf, cricketer, UAE off-spinner 1996 World Cup
1956 Stephanie Zimbalist, New York City, actress, Remington Steele, Centennial
1951 Kevin Cronin, Champaign, Illinois, rock vocalist, REO Speedwagon
1950 David Brin, U.S., sci-fi author, Hugo, Nebula, Sundiver, Postman
1950 Thomas McClary, U.S. soul guitarist, Commodores-Still
1949 Bobby Farrell, Jamaica, rock vocalist
1948 Dan Hamburg, born in St. Louis, Missouri, Representative-D-California 1993 - 1995
1948 Gerry Adams, Irish Politician
1947 Aleksandr Stepanovich Andryushkov, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
1947 Klaus Dibiasi, Italy, platform diver, Gold Medals 1968, 1972, 1976 Olympics
1946 Gary Gentry, baseball player for the New York Mets
1946 Tony Greig, South Africa, cricketer, English all-rounder 1972-77
1946 Lloyd Doggett, American Politician
1945 Domonic Barber, attorney, Howard Stern, Jessica Hahn, Joe Buttafucco
1944 Merzak Allouache, director, Salut Cousin, Amour a Paris
1943 Cees Veerman, pop guitarist/singer, Cats-Sure He's a Cat
1943 Michael Durrell, born in Brooklyn, New York, actor, Shannon, V, Alice, Chiefs
1943 Udo Zimmermann, born in Dresden, Germany, composer, conductor, artistic director, music director, Leipzig Opera House
1942 Britt Ekland, Stockholm Sweden, actress, Wicker Man, Asylum
1942 Fred Travalena, New York City, comedian/impressionist, Buy and Cell
1940 Boris Dmitriyevich Andreyev, Russia, cosmonaut
1940 Ellen Travolta, Englewood, New Jersey, actress, Grease, Charles in Charge
1940 Wyche Fowler, born in Atlanta, Georgia, Representative-D-Georgia, 1977 - 1987, Senator-D-Georgia 1987 - 1993
1940 John Warnock, American Scientist
1939 Doug Bereuter, born in York, Nebraska, Representative-R-Nebraska 1979 - 2004
1939 John J. LaFalce, born in Buffalo, New York, Representative-D- New York 1975 - 2003
1937 Fritz Scholder, American Artist
1936 Anna Quayle, actress, Mistress Pamela
1936 Rob Touber, Robert J Noordervliet, cabaret director, Capers
1932 Gloria Lane, educator/author/founder, Women's International Center
1931 Fred Graham, newscaster/journalist, CBS News, Court TV
1931 Riccardo Giacconi, American Scientist
1930 Hafez al Assad, president, Syria
1930 Richie Benaud, cricket captain, great Aussie leg-spinner, commentator
1929 Les Favell, cricketer, stoic Australian batsman late 50's
1929 George Carman, English Lawyer
1927 Alice Bauer, LPGA golfer
1927 Paul Badura-Skoda, Vienna Austria, pianist, Mozart Interpretation
1926 Alan Copeland, born in Los Angeles, California, orchestra leader/singer, Your Hit Parade
1926 Cyril Reuben, violinist
1925 Shana Alexander, New York City, journalist, 60 Minutes
1918 Abraham Robinson, German Mathematician
1918 Henry M. Morris, American Celebrity
1916 Tommy Lawton, footballer
1915 Edgardo Martin, composer
1915 Harry van Doorn, Henri W, CRM minister/Dutch politician, KVP/PPR
1914 Thor Heyerdahl, Norway, anthropologist/explorer, Kon Tiki, Aku-Aku
1913 Meret Oppenheim, writer
1912 Anthony Cuthbert Baines, writer/curator
1910 Barbara Castle, British Politician
1909 Carol Lombard, Ft. Wayne, Indiana, actress, My Man Godfrey, In Name Only
1908 Carole Lombard, American Actress
1906 Janet Gaynor, Philadelphia, actress, Sunrise, A Star Is Born
1906 Louis Borell, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands, actor, Over the Moon, Queer Cargo
1905 Helen N Willis Moody, tennis pro, 8 Wimbledon titles 1927-1938
1902 Mihovil Logar, composer
1902 Elizabeth Gray Vining, American Writer
1897 Jerome Cowan, New York City, actor, Mr Dithers-Blondie, Tab Hunter Show
1896 Otto Siegl, composer
1895 Caroline Gordon, Kentucky, writer, Green Centuries
1889 Maria Dabrowska, Polish writer, Noce I Dnie
1888 Li Ta-chao, co-founder with Mao Tse-tung, Chinese Communist Party
1888 Max Butting, composer
1887 George Brown, cricketer, legendary England batsman/keeper of 20's
1887 Le Corbusier, born in Switzerland, architect, city planner, and artist, Urbanisme
1887 Maria Jeritza, Jedlicka, Austria, singer, Vienna Opera
1887 Martin Luis Guzman, Mexico, novelist, Eagle and the Serpent
1884 Lloyd Spooner, U.S., marksman, Olympic-4 gold/1 silver/2 bronze-1920
1882 Karol Maciej Szymanowski, Timoshovka Ukraine, composer, Stabatmater
1880 Julia Culp, mezzo-soprano
1873 Oscar George Theodore Sonneck, composer
1866 Reginald Aubrey Fessenden, broadcast 1st program of voice and music
1862 Albert Jeremiah Beveridge, U.S., politician/author, Progressive
1860 Oscar L Helfrich, Dutch governor, Curacao
1860 Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch foreign minister, 1908-13
1849 Basil Zaharoff, arms dealer, "merchant of death"
1847 Adolf von Hildebrand, German sculptor
1846 George Westinghouse, responsible for alternating current in U.S.
1831 J. W. Richard Dedekind, Germany mathematician, Nature and Meaning of Numbers
1827 Cark Reidel, composer
1824 Henry Chadwick, baseball pioneer, developed 1st rule book
1820 Jenny Lind, Sweden, soprano/nightingale, Agathe-Freischutz
1819 Willem A Scholten, Dutch potato-flour manufacturer
1818 Joseph Rummel, composer
1816 William Batchelder Bradbury, composer
1808 Frederik VII, 1st constitutional king of Denmark, 1848-63
1806 Andreas Randel, composer
1777 William Russell, composer
1706 Pieter Steyn, Dutch grand pensionary, 1749-
1618 Miguel Gomez Camargo, composer
1552 Matteo Ricci, Italian missionary, China











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