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Five random people born on this day...

  • Stellan Skarsgard, Swedish actor, Breaking the Waves (1951)
  • John Forbes Nash, American Mathematician (1928)
  • Eleanor Holmes Norton, Washington D.C., lawyer/, Rep-D-DC (1937)
  • Kano Hills, tackle for the New Orleans Saints (1973)
  • Ashley Fuller Olsen, twin actress, Michelle-Full House (1986)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Nikolai Obouhov, composer, dies at 62 (1954)
  • Jacob van Wassenaer, [Foggy Obdam], lt-admiral, dies in battle at 55 (1665)
  • Abdul Aziz Khaled, King of Saudi-Arabia, dies at 69 (1982)
  • Ben Jones, Missouri, horse trainer (Citation, Whirlaway), dies at 79 (1961)
  • Edward Bowes, radio host (Major Bowes Amateur Hour), dies at 71 (1946)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Freeman in Montana give up to FBI after 81 days (1996)
  • Heerjansdam soccer team forms (1945)
  • Walter Hunt patents safety pin (1825)
  • "Shangri-La" opens at Winter Garden Theater New York City for 21 performances (1956)
  • Federal Home Owners Loan Corporation authorized (1933)

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