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This Day in History: Dec. 6

In 1969 a concert by the Rolling Stones at the Altamont Speedway in Livermore, Calif., was marred by the deaths of four people.

1790: Congress moved from New York to Philadelphia.

1923: A presidential address was broadcast on radio for the first time as President Calvin Coolidge spoke to a joint session of Congress.

1947: Everglades National Park in Florida was dedicated by President Harry S. Truman.

1957: America's first attempt at putting a satellite into orbit blew up on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral. 

2002: Actress Winona Ryder was sentenced to community service as part of a probationary term for stealing from a Saks Fifth Avenue store in Beverly Hills.

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