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On This Day: October 06th

This is 279th day of the year and 86 days remain in the year.

in history
1927
"The Jazz Singer," the first full-length talking picture, starring Al Jolson, debuted.
1949
Japanese-American broadcaster, Iva Toguri D'Aquino (Tokyo Rose), was sentenced to 10 years in prison and fined $10,000 for treason.
1973
The Yom Kippur War began when Syria and Egypt attacked Israel.
1979
President Jimmy Carter received Pope John Paul II, the first pope to visit the White House.
1981
Egypt's President Anwar Sadat was assassinated in Cairo.
1989
Bette Davis died in France at age 81.
October 06 BirthdaysLe Corbusier1887–1965, French architect, b. Switzerland


Rebecca Lobobasketball player
Amy Jo Johnsonactor
Taylor Hickssinger and talent show contestant
Carole Lombardactress
Jenny Lindsoprano
Fannie Lou Hamercivil rights activist
George Westinghouseinventor
Thor Heyerdahlexplorer and anthropologist



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