THIS DAY IN HISTORY 07/06


This Day in History 07/06

JUNE 7TH

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1929 – Margaret Bondfield becomes 1st Dutch female minister (of Labor)

1929 – Vatican City becomes a sovereign state

1955 – 1st President to appear on color TV (Eisenhower)

1975 – Sony introduces the Betamax videocassette recorder for sale to the public.

1990 – South Africa president F W de Klerk lifts 4 year olf state of emergency

1991 – Mount Pinatubo (Philippines) erupts for 1st time

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1843 – Susan Elizabeth Blow, US, pioneered kindergarten education

1940 – Tom Jones [Sir Thomas John Woodward], Pontypridd, Welsh singer (What’s New Pussycat)

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1981 – Anna Kournikova, Russian tennis player

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1983 – Mark Lowe, American baseball player

1985 – Charlie Simpson, British pop singer

FAMOUS DEATHS

1967 – Dorothy Parker, US writer (Enough Rope), dies at 73

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1970 – E. M. Forster, English author (b. 1879

1980 – Henry Miller, American artist/author, dies at 88

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1994 – Joseph Ruzindana, Rwandian bishop of Bjumba, murdered

1994 – Stuart Havelock Hollingdale, anthropologist, dies at 42

1994 – Vincent Nsengijumva, Rwandan archbishop of Kigali, murdered

1995 – Joseph Tomelty, actor/playwright (Bedevilled, Moby Dick), dies at 84

2012 – Phillip Tobias, South African palaeoanthropologist, dies at 86

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