Historical Events on June 6, 1972

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Historical Events

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David Bowie releases "Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust"

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
David Bowie
  • Explosion at world's largest coal mine kills 427 (Wankie, Rhodesia)
  • Gold hits record $60 an ounce in London
  • US bombs Haiphong, North-Vietnam; 1000s killed