Today in History for 6th October 2018

Historical Events

1499 – French King Louis XII occupies Milan
1861 – Revolt of Russian student shuts down university of Petersburg
1866 – 1st train robbery in US (Reno Brothers take $13,000)
1946 – 90°F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in Oct
1948 – KHJ TV channel 9 in Los Angeles, CA (IND) begins broadcasting
1973 – Yom Kippur War begins as Syria and Egypt attack Israel

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Famous Birthdays

1882 – Karol Maciej Szymanowski, Timoshovka Ukraine, composer (Stabatmater)
1935 – Charito Solis, Filipino actress (d. 1998)
1946 – Lloyd Doggett, American attorney and politician (US Representative, Democrat, Texas), born in Austin, Texas
1965 – Cynthia Meyer, NY, Canadian trap shooter (Olympics 1996)
1972 – Daniel Cavanagh, English rock musician (Anathema), born in Liverpool, England
1974 – Brian Kelly, American soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Mission Viejo, California

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Famous Deaths

1214 – Alfonso VIII de Edele, king of Castile, dies
1651 – Heinrich Albert, German composer (Arien oder Melodien), dies at 47
1855 – August Leopold Crelle, German inventor and mathematician (1st Prussian Railway), dies at 75
1940 – Ferdinando Liuzzi, composer, dies at 55
1951 – Otto Fritz Meyerhof, German-born physician and biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1884)
1973 – Dennis Price, English actor ( Kind Hearts and Coronets, Separate Tables), dies at 58 (b. 1915)

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