On this day: July 6

POSTED: 03:10 PM PDT Jun 27, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jul 05, 2016 

America names it currency, a political party holds its first convention, and a first lady, media mogul, rocker, screen scream queen and religious leader are all born, all on this day.

OTD July 6 - MLB All-Star Game
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1933: The first Major League Baseball All-Star Game is played in Chicago's Comiskey Park. Babe Ruth, seen here with Al Simmons of the Chicago White Sox and Earl Averill of the Cleveland Indians, hit the first home run in All-Star game history as the American League defeated the National League 4–2.


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