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Events in History

Five random people born on this day...

  • Phil Rizzuto, Brooklyn, New York, sportscaster/shortstop, New York Yankees-MVP 1950 (1918)
  • George Douglas Howard Cole, socialist/novelist (1889)
  • Keely Shaye Smith, correspondent, Unsolved Mysteries (1963)
  • H Heckmann, writer (1930)
  • Matthew Merian, the Elder, engraver/bookseller (1593)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Jacques-Etienne-Joseph-Alexandre Macdonald, Duc de Tarente, soldier (1840)
  • S W R D Bandaranaike, Ceylon's PM, assassinated by a Buddhist monk (1959)
  • Max Koot, royal photographer, dies (1991)
  • Samuel Butler, poet/satirist, dies (1680)
  • Jakob Schaffner, Swiss writer (Irrfahrten), dies at 68 (1944)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Northwestern ends 34 football game losing streak, beats No Illinois 31-6 (1982)
  • 9th PGA Championship: Walter Hagen at Salisbury GC Westbury NY (1926)
  • Walter Hagen wins PGA golf tournament (1926)
  • Yankees clinch AL pennant (1962)
  • U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test (1982)

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