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This day in history: May 6

Each of the events below occurred on the same date in history, May 6.

1861: Confederate capital is moved from Montgomery, Alabama to Richmond, Virginia.

1915: Actor, director, producer and screenwriter Orson Welles is born in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

1937: German Zeppelin Hindenburg catches fire during a landing attempt at Lakehurst, New Jersey. Thirty-one people are killed.

1941: Comedian Bob Hope perform his first USO Show at California's March Field.

1945: Singer-songwriter Bob Seger is born in Lincoln Park, Michigan.

1954: Roger Bannister becomes first person to run a mile in under four minutes (3:59:04).

1965: James Brown records "I Got You (I Feel Good)" at Criteria Studios in Miami, Florida.

1992: Actress Marlene Dietrich dies in Paris, France at the age of 90.

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