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Five random people born on this day...

  • John Phillips Naber, Evanston, Illinois, swimmer, Olympic-4 gold/silver-76 (1956)
  • Victoria Sellers, London, England, actress, Crime Zone, Warlords (1964)
  • Paul "Goggo" Adams, cricketer, lefty very unorthodox bowler for South Africa (1977)
  • Rolfe Sedan, New York City, actor, Mailman-George Burns Show (1896)
  • W R Pettiford, Founder, Alabama Penny Savings Bank (1847)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Liesbeth Askonas, concert agent, dies at 83 (1996)
  • Robert Shaw, town Planner, dies at 81 (1995)
  • Stanislaw Pilinski, composer, dies at 65 (1905)
  • Beatrice Lillie, actress (Thoroughly Modern Millie), dies at 94 (1989)
  • B vs. Arnim, writer, dies at 73 (1859)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Dagestan ASSR forms in RSFSR (1921)
  • Ronald Reagan inaugurated as president (1981)
  • Dutch troops conquer Watampone in Celebes (1860)
  • 1st radio broadcast of "Lone Ranger" (WXYZ-Detroit) (1930)
  • "Les Miserables," opens at Pantages Theatre, LA (1991)

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