Today in History for 6th June 1966

Historical Events

Events 1 - 4 of 4

- Activist James Meredith wounded by white sniper in Mississippi
- Gemini 9 completes 45 orbits after rendezvous with "angry alligator"
- NFL & AFL announce their merger
- Stokely Carmichael launches "Black Power" movement

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 3 of 3

- Angela Cavagna, Genoa Italy, singer
- Sean Yseult, American musician (White Zombie)
- Tony Yeboah, Ghanaian footballer

Famous Weddings

Weddings 1 - 1 of 1

- Socialite Claus von Bulow marries heiress Martha [Sunny]Sharp Crawford

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 1 of 1

- Claudette Orbison, wife of singer Roy, dies in a motorcyle crash

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