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April 6: This Day That Year

April 6

- 1886 - Canada: City of Vancouver BC incorporated

- 1889 - Kodak flexible rolled film goes on sale.

- 1896 - Greece: 1st Olympic games open in Athens. American, James Connolly, wins 1st Olympic gold medal.

- 1906 - 1st animated cartoon copyrighted (Humorous Phases of Funny Faces).

- 1909 - USA: 1st credit union formed in New Hampshire.

- 1925 - Howdy Chicago, 1st film shown on an airplane (British Air)

- 1973 - Indian troops invade Sikkim

- 1975 - Birthday: Zach Braff, American actor (born in South Orange, New Jersey.

- 1980 - Post It Notes introduced.

- 1992 - Microsoft announced Windows 3.1.

- 2009 - Italy: A 6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes near L'Aquila, killing 253+ people.

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