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This Day in History: July 6

History: What Happened Today?

  1. In 1785, Congress resolves US currency named "dollar" & adopts decimal coinage
  2. In 1933, the American League wins 5-2 in the very first All Star Baseball game.
  3. In 1942, the (Anne) Frank family takes refuge from the Nazis.
  4. In 1957, Althea Gibson is first African American to win Wimbledon.
  5. In 1957, Beatle John Lennon first meets Beatle Paul McCartney.
  6. Famous Birthdays: Nancy Reagan (former First Lady), Dalai Lama (Tibetian leader, author), George W. Bush (president), Frida Kahlo (painter), Sylvester Stallone (actor), Inspectah Deck (rapper), John Paul Jones (US naval hero)

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