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Five random people born on this day...

  • Travis Moore, CFL receiver for the Calgary Stampeders (1970)
  • John Huston, Nevada, Missouri, director and writer, African Queen, Chinatown (1906)
  • M V Sridhar, cricketer, score 366 for Hyderabad vs. Andhra Pradesh 1994 (1965)
  • Victor Francen, Belgium, actor, J'Acusse, San Antonio (1888)
  • Sister Vince Otto, mental health activist (1932)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Moa Martinson, writer, dies (1964)
  • Clive Robertson Caldwell, British fighter pilot, dies at 84 (1994)
  • Heinrich O Wieland, German chemist (Nobel 1927), dies at 80 (1957)
  • Anthony Barber Doncaster, bookseller, dies at 81 (1995)
  • Queenie Smith, actress/dancer (Funny Side), dies at 79 (1978)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Philip Kapleau, Zen teacher, 1st awakening under Yasutani Roshi (1958)
  • Netherlands ceases political action in Indonesia, due to United Nations pressure (1947)
  • Cyrus W Field completes 1st transatlantic telegraph cable (1858)
  • Montenegro declares war against Austria-Hungary in World War I (1914)
  • "American Bandstand," begins network TV (ABC) (1957)

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