Daily Archives: July 6, 2016

Fontainebleau conference begins 70 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 6 1946)

Video: 'Vietnam a Television History Episode 1' (Ho Chi Minh in Paris, Fontainebleau conference at 30:38)

(Saturday, July 6, 1946; during War in Vietnam (1945–46)) — The Fontainebleau conference, a negotiating session between the Democratic Republic of Vietnam and the French Fourth Republic, began today at the Palace of Fontainebleau (65 kilometers south of Paris), to reach agreement on a number of issues including Vietnamese independence.

U.S. President George W. Bush born in New Haven, Connecticut 70 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (July 6 1946)

Video: 'George W. Bush Bio: From the Military to the White House'

(Saturday, July 6. 1946, 7:26 a.m. EDT)George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States (2001-2009), was born today at Grace-New Haven Hospital (now Yale–New Haven Hospital) in New Haven, Connecticut, as the first child of future President George Herbert Walker Bush and his wife, Barbara Pierce.