Today is Friday, October 6, 2017.
1784 P.C.F. Dupin --1873
1820 Jenny Lind, a Swedish nightingale
1846 George Westinghouse, responsible for alternating current in US.
1866 Reginald Aubrey Fessenden, broadcast 1st voice & music program.
1888 Li Ta-chao, cofounder with Mao Tse-tung of China's Communist Party
1908 Carole Lombard
1914 Thor Heyerdahl, anthropologist, explorer (Kon Tiki, Aku-Aku)
1942 Britt Ekland
1963 Elisabeth Shue
1970 Amy Jo Johnson
1889 Thomas Edison shows his first motion picture.
1927 "The Jazz Singer", 1st movie with a sound track, premieres.
1959 Soviet Luna 3, first successful photo spacecraft, impacts moon.
1973 Egypt and Syria invade Israel - The Yom Kippur war
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