On This Day: October 06th
This is 279th day of the year and 86 days remain in the year.
"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.
October 06 BirthdaysLe Corbusier1887–1965, French architect, b. Switzerland
Rebecca Lobobasketball player
Amy Jo Johnsonactor
Taylor Hickssinger and talent show contestant
Fannie Lou Hamercivil rights activist
Thor Heyerdahlexplorer and anthropologist