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Events in History

Five random people born on this day...

  • William F Readdy, Quonset Point, Rhode Island, astronaut, STS 42, 51, 79 (1952)
  • Tiny Winters, musician (1909)
  • Matthew Lillard, actor, Scream (1970)
  • Ronnie McCann, Evander South Africa, Nike golfer, 1993 Hawkeye-37th (1964)
  • Krasimir Mikhailov Stoyanov, Bulgaria, cosmonaut (1961)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Michalis Vranopoulos, head of Greek state bank, murdered at 48 (1994)
  • Les Brown, American Musician (2001)
  • George Gobel, comedian, dies of a heart attack at 71 (1991)
  • Johann Christian Gebauer, composer, dies at 75 (1884)
  • Jerome Cowan, actor (Mr Dithers-Blondie), dies at 74 (1972)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Belgium government of Vandenpeereboom forms (1899)
  • Musical "Star and Garter," premieres in New York City (1942)
  • German leaders elect Charles VII Albert Emperor (1742)
  • Arsenal at Augusta, Georgia seized by Confederacy (1861)
  • Hulk Hogan pins Iron Sheik for World Wrestling Federation title (1983)

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