On this day: July 6

POSTED: 6:10 PM Jun 27 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Jul 06 2015

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 - Asiana Airlines Flight 214
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2013: Asiana Airlines Flight 214, bound from South Korea, crashes while landing at San Francisco International Airport, killing three and injuring 181 of the 307 people on board. It was the first crash of a Boeing 777 that resulted in fatalities since its entry to service in 1995.

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