This Day in History

July 6th in History

First airship to cross the Atlantic! Another news, Pasteur tests his smallpox vaccine and Lennon and McCartney meet for the first time. John Paul Jones, Nancy Reagan, Bill Haley, Burt Ward, George W. Bush, Sylvester Stallone, and 50 Cent are born; Sir Thomas More, William Faulkner, Louis Armstrong, Roy Rogers, and Buddy Ebsen die. Happy Ludi Apollinaires!

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Quote of the Day

"If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion."

Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama born July 6, 1935