On This Day: October 06th

This is 280th day of the year and 86 days remain in the year.

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