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Five random people born on this day...

  • Mervyn Jones, author, Nobody's Fault, 5 Hungarian Writers (1922)
  • Allison Danzig, sports writer, Tennis Pictorial History (1898)
  • Alberto Remedios, opera/concert singer (1935)
  • Sandra Cecchini, Bologna Italy, tennis star, 1995 Warsaw doubles (1965)
  • Richard AFM Auwerda, Dutch journalist/writer (1925)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Henry Cabot Lodge, (Sen-R)/diplomat, dies at 82 (1985)
  • George Tobias, actor (Abner Kravitz-Bewitched), dies at 78 (1980)
  • Robert-Jan Akkerman, Dutch diplomat (to Tunis), murdered (1991)
  • Ruby Keeler, actress (42nd Street), dies of cancer at 83 (1993)
  • Leopold "Hans" Kohr, Austria social philosopher/economist, dies at 84 (1994)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Keith Richards gets suspended sentence for heroin possession, Canada (1977)
  • Test Cricket debut of Clarrie Grimmett, who took 5-45 and 6-37 vs. England (1925)
  • Henri IV crowned king of France (1594)
  • John Menard is 1st black to make a speech in Congress (1869)
  • 1st public performance of Holst's "Planets" (1919)

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