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Subject: Today In History Oct 6
Date: Wed, 6 Oct 2004 17:47:32 EDT


Oct 6, 1773 Happy Birthday King Louis Philippe of France-"The Citizen King"
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Oct 6, 1820 Happy Birthday Jenny Lind-singer-"The Swedish Nightingale"
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Oct 6, 1846 Happy Birthday George Westinghouse-inventor- he is responsible
for AC Alternating Current
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Oct 6, German-American Day in the US
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Oct 6, 1769 Happy Birthday Sir Isaac Brock-Hero of Upper Canada
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Oct 6, 1744 Happy Birthday James McGill- his request led to the founding of
McGill University
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Oct 6, 1825 The great Miramachi, New Brunswick fire-500 killed
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Oct 6, 1683 The first Mennonites arrive in North America at Philadelphia
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Oct 6, 1809 Happy Birthday Alfred Tennyson-English poet
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Oct 6, 1783 Benjamin Hanks patents the self winding clock
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Oct 6, 877AD King Charles II of France dies at age 54


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