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Birthdates which occurred on your SELECTED date of October 06:

1820 Jenny Lind Sweden, soprano/nightingale (Agathe-Der Freischultz)
1824 Henry Chadwick baseball pioneer, developed 1st rule book
1831 Richard Dedekind mathematician (Nature & Meaning of Numbers)
1846 George Westinghouse responsible for alternating current in US
1849 Sir Basil Zaharoff arms dealer, "merchant of death"
1862 Albert Jeremiah Beveridge US, politician/author (Progressive)
1866 Reginald Aubrey Fessenden broadcast 1st program of voice & music
1882 Karol Szymanowski Timoshovka Ukraine, composer (Stabatmater)
1884 Lloyd Spooner US, marksman (Olympic-4 gold/1 silver/2 bronze-1920)
1887 Le Corbusier Switzerland, architect/city planner/artist (Urbanisme)
1887 Martín Luis Guzmán Mexico, novelist (The Eagle & the Serpent)
1888 Li Ta-chao cofounder with Mao Tse-tung of Chinese Communist Party
1895 Caroline Gordon Kentucky, writer (Green Centuries)
1897 Jerome Cowan NYC, actor (Mr Dithers-Blondie, Tab Hunter Show)
19-- Mike Tylo actor (Guiding Light)
19-- Tony Cavazo rocker (Hurricane-I'm On To You)
1905 Helen N Moody tennis pro (8 Wimbledon titles 1927-1938)
1906 Janet Gaynor Philadelphia, actress (Sunrise, A Star Is Born)
1909 Carol Lombard actress (My Man Godfrey, In Name Only)
1914 Thor Heyerdahl Norway, anthropologist/explorer (Kon Tiki, Aku-Aku)
1925 Shana Alexander NYC, journalist (60 Minutes)
1926 Alan Copeland LA Calif, orch leader/singer (Your Hit Parade)
1927 Paul Badura-Skoda Vienna Austria, pianist (Mozart Interpretation)
1930 Hafez al Assad president (Syria)
1936 Anna Quayle actress (Mistress Pamela)
1940 Ellen Travolta Englewood NJ, actress (Louise-Joanie Loves Chachi)
1942 Britt Ekland Stockholm Sweden, actress (Wicker Man, Asylum)
1942 Fred Travalena NYC, comedian/impressionist (Buy & Cell)
1943 Michael Durrell Brooklyn NY, actor (Shannon, V, Alice, Chiefs)
1946 Gary Gentry baseball player (NY Mets)
1947 Klaus Dibiasi Italy, platform diver (Olympic-gold-1968, 72, 76)
1960 Jeffrey Trachta Staten Island NY, actor (Thorne-Bold & Beautiful)
1960 Richard Jobson British TV person/rocker (Skids-Scared to Dance)


Deaths which occurred on October 06:

1891 Charles Stewart Parnell leader of the Irish party, dies
1951 Henry Gurney British high commissioner to Malaya assassinated
1956 Walter Herlihy announcer (Music at Meadowbrook), dies at 42
1969 Walter Hagen PGA golfer (US Open 1914, 19), dies at 76
1975 Henry Calvin actor (Sgt Garcia-Zorro), dies at 57
1981 Anwar Sadat assassinated Hosnai Mubarak becomes Egytian president
1983 Terence Cooke NY's Cardinal, dies at 62
1989 Bette Davis dies at 81

Reported: MISSING in ACTION

( Expanded with full Bios, history, & MIA report )
 1962    ANDERSON         THOMAS EDWARD     SPENARD               AK       
1966 JOHNSON WILLIAM EDWARD TALLAHASSEE FL 01/14/69 REMAINS RECOVERED
1966 MAKOWSKI LOUIS FRANK WAUCHULA FL 03/04/73 RELEASED BY DRV ALIVE IN 98
1966 MOSER DAVID LLOYD GEORG MCKEESPORT PA 01/69 REMAINS RECOVERED
1966 PFEIFER RONALD EDWIN BELLEROSE NY 01/69 REMAINS RECOVERED REFNO 2004 1 OF 26
1967 ARMSTRONG FRANK A. III SHREVEPORT LA
1969 BOWER IRVIN LESTER JR. LINGLESTOWN PA
1972 ANDERSON ROBERT D. BATTLE CREEK MI REMAINS IDENTIFIED 10/30/98 NAME WITHHELD
1972 BAKER VETO H. "11/75 AWOL, RELEASED BY SVN" DECEASED
1972 BOLTZE BRUCE E. FLINT MI
1972 LATELLA GEORGE F. NEW YORK NY 03/29/73 RELEASED BY DRV ALIVE AND WELL 98
1972 MC CORMICK CARL O. PEORIA IL
1973 ELM HOMER L. 12/11/73 RELEASED

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On this day...

891 Formosus begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1683 13 German families arrive in present day Philadelphia
1781 Americans & French begin siege of Cornwallis at Yorktown; last battle of the Revolutionary War
1857 American Chess Assn organized; 1st major US chess tournament (NYC)
1863 Dr Charles H Sheppard opens the 1st public bath, in Brooklyn
1866 1st train robbery in US
1876 American Library Association organized in Philadelphia
1884 Naval War College established in Newport RI
1886 Start of the Sherlock Holmes adventure "The Resident Patient" (BG)
1889 Thomas Edison shows his 1st motion picture
1890 Mormon Church outlaws polygamy
1908 Austria annexes Bosnia & Herzegovina
1908 Yanks lose 100th game of the year go 51-103 for season
1910 Braves beat Phillies 20-7
1923 1st NL unassisted triple play (Ernie Padgett, Braves against Phillies)
1923 USSR adopts experimental calendar
1926 Babe Ruth hits 3 HRs in a world series game, Yanks beat Cards 10-5 (World Series #23)
1927 "Jazz Singer," 1st movie with a sound track, premieres (NYC)
1928 Chiang Kai-Shek becomes president of China
1935 Market Street Railway starts using trackless trolley coaches
1936 NY Yankees beat Giants 4 games to 2 in 33rd World Series
1939 Hitler announces he has no attention of war with Britain & France
1940 Zoological Gardens opens on Sloat & Skyline in SF
1941 NY Yankees beat Dodgers 4 games to 1, in 38th World Series
1947 NY Yankees beat Dodgers 4 games to 3, in 44th World Series
1949 Iva Toguri D'Aquino (Tokyo Rose) sentenced to 10 years & $10,000 fine
1949 Pres Truman signs Mutual Defense Assistance Act (for NATO)
1959 Single game World Series (World Series #56) attendance record set (92,706 in LA)
1959 Soviet Luna 3, 1st successful photographic spacecraft, impacts Moon
1963 Barbra Streisand appears on "The Judy Garland Show"
1963 LA Dodgers sweep NY Yankees, in 60th World Series
1965 Supremes release "I Hear a Symphony"
1966 Oriole Jim Palmer, 20, is youngest to pitch a World Series shutout (World Series #63)
1967 Haight-Ashbury hippies throw a funeral to mark the end of hippies
1972 22-car train carrying 2,000 pilgrims derails, kills 208 in Mexico
1973 Yom Kippur War begins as Syria & Egypt attack Israel
1976 John Hathaway completes a bicycle tour of every continent in the world & cycling 50,600 miles
1976 Pres Ford says there is "no Soviet domination in Eastern Europe"
1977 Yankees win AL pennant by rallying for 3 runs in 9th to beat KC Royals 5-3 in 5th & deciding playoff game
1978 Royals' George Brett hits 3 HRs, Yanks win championship game 3, 6-5
1979 Harry Drake set long distance footbow shot record of 2,006 yds 1'9"
1979 Pope John Paul II is 1st Pope to visit the White House
1982 Auburn's Al Del Greco kicks 6 field goals
1983 Buffalo Bill QB Joe Ferguson passes 419 yards with 5 TDs
1983 Islander's Mike Bossy's 25th career hat trick
1983 NY Jets announce they are leaving Shea for the Meadowlands
1985 Marita Koch of Germany sets 400m women's record (47.6) in Australia
1985 Yankee Phil Niekro becomes the 18th pitcher to win 300 games & also at 46 becomes the oldest to pitch a shut-out beating Toronto 8-0
1988 Oakland A's sweep Boston Red Sox in 4 games for AL pennant
1990 US 67th manned space mission STS 41 (Discovery 11) launches into orbit
1991 Elizabeth Taylor weds for the 8th time (Larry Fortensky)
1991 NY Met David Cone ties NL record by striking out 19 Phillies





Holidays

Note: Some Holidays are only applicable on a given "day of the week"

Egypt : Military Day
Massachusetts : Grandparents Day - - - - - ( Sunday )
Missouri : Missouri Day - - - - - ( Monday )
World : Child Health Day, Universal Children's Day (1928) - - - - - ( Monday )

Religious Observances

Ang : St Faith's Day
Christian : St Bruno, Blsd Marie-Rose Durocher
RC : Memorial of St Bruno, patron of the possessed CE (opt)
Ang, Luth : Commemoration of St William Tyndale, priest
RC-US : Memorial of Bl Marie-Rose Durocher, Canadian virgin (opt)

Religious History

1520 German reformer Martin Luther, 36, published "Prelude on the Babylonian Captivity of the Church," his famous writing which attacked the entire sacramental system of the Catholic Church.
1552 Birth of Matteo Ricci, an Italian Jesuit who was sent as a missionary to China in 1583. His complete adoption of Chinese customs raised the issue of the limits of "accommodation" to other cultures, in the preaching of the gospel.
1683 A band of religious refugees from Krefield, Germany came ashore at Philadelphia -- the first Mennonites to arrive in North America. Their pastor, F. Daniel Pastorius, was considered by many the most learned man in America at the time.
1899 B.H. Irwin began issuing "Live Coals of Fire," official publication of the Fire Baptized Holiness Association of America. Organized in 1898, the denomination was comprised of former Methodists, Quakers and River Brethren.
1982 In his daily radio broadcast, American Bible expositor Derek Prince declared: 'God accepts responsibility for the maintenance of his appointed temple -- our body.'

Source: William D. Blake. ALMANAC OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH. Minneapolis: Bethany House, 1987.
Additional information supplied by the author. Contact via E-mail: William D. Blake. (pilgrimwb@aol.com)

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