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OCTOBER 6

1897 Florence Seibert (Pennsylvania-born Biochemist) Florence Seibert Biochemistry Tuberculosis
Sports Figures
1892 Clyde Littlefield (Pennsylvania-born Member of the Track and Field Hall of Fame) Pennsylvania Sports Figures Track and Field Hall of Fame Helsinki Olympics
1905 Helen Wills Moody (California-born Member of the Tennis Hall of Fame) Helen Wills Moody Tennis Hall of Fame
1955 Tony Dungy (Mississippi-born African-American Professional Football Coach) Mississippi Sports Figures Football Coach Noted African Americans National Football League
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1889 The Moulin Rouge in Paris First Opens Its Doors to the Public Paris Stage and Theater Dance Writer's Almanac
1908 Harvester, a Trotter from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Wins the Kentucky Futurity Milwaukee, Wisconsin Horse Racing Crime Economics Wisconsin Historical Society
1976 5.7 Magnitude Earthquake Kills Nine People in Ecuador Ecuador Earthquake Death USGS

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