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Today's Puzzle
Transform one word into another by changing one letter at a time and always making valid words. Example: East to West — east, vast, vest, west. Now change Dog to Cat in 3 moves.



Today's History Trivia for April 6
Today's Trivia April 6, 1896: Olympic Games Revival

1896 Olympic Games Revival



1862 Civil War - Bloodiest Battle to Date



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1993 A tank of radioactive material explodes


1965 First geosynchronous communications satellite


1957 Trolley Cars


1947 First Tony Awards


1938 Teflon


1930 Twinkie


1929 First sighting of the Mediterranean fruit fly


1924 First around-the-world flight


1917 World War I


1909 First Person to Reach the North Pole


1892 Ice Cream Sundae


1869 First patent for plastic


1866 First post of the Grand Army of the Republic


1830 The Mormon Church


1814 Napoleon


Today's Trivia April 6, 648 B.C.: First solar eclipse recorded by the Greeks

648 First solar eclipse recorded by the Greeks



Today's Birthdays for April 6

1745 William Dawes d. 1799



1952 Marilu Henner


1949 Jane Actman


1947 John Ratzenberger


1938 Roy Thinnes


Today's Trivia April 6, 1937: Merle Haggard

1937 Merle Haggard d. 2016


1937 Billy Dee Williams


Today's Trivia April 6, 1931: Ivan Dixon

1931 Ivan Dixon d. 2008


1928 James Dewey Watson


1895 Dudley Nichols d. 1960


1810 Philip Henry Gosse d. 1888



Deaths for April 6

1992 Isaac Asimov b. 1920



2017 Don Rickles b. 1926


2016 Merle Haggard b. 1937


2015 James Best b. 1926


2014 Mickey Rooney b. 1920


1998 Tammy Wynette b. 1942


1996 Greer Garson b. 1904


1971 Igor Fedorovich Stravinsky b. 1882


1953 Whirlaway b. 1938


1944 Rose Cecil O'Neill b. 1874


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1935 Edwin Arlington Robinson b. 1869


1888 Thomas Green Clemson b. 1807


1860 James Kirke Paulding b. 1778


1528 Albrecht Dürer b. 1471


1199 Richard I b. 1157


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