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Five random people born on this day...

  • Maurice de Vlaminck, born in Paris, Fauvist painter, Village in the Snow (1876)
  • Muddy Waters, guitarist, Hoochie Coochie Man (1915)
  • Jack Del Rio, NFL linebacker for the Minnesota Vikings (1963)
  • Jozef Szulc, composer (1875)
  • Charlie Hallows, cricket batsman, Lancs played for England 1921-28 (1895)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Carl Burton Stokes, politician, dies at 68 (1996)
  • John A H J S Bruins Slot, co-founder/editor in chief (illegal), dies (1972)
  • Robert III, King of Scotland (1390-1406), dies (1406)
  • Austin Willis, actor, Cross-Canada Hit Parade, dies at 86 (2004)
  • David Whitton, campaigner, dies at 44 (1996)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • U.S. Dirigible Akron crashes off coast of New Jersey, 73 die (1933)
  • Largest Opening Day crowd at Yankee Stadium, 56,706 (1994)
  • Les Ames makes the 1st Test Cricket century by a wicketkeeper (149) (1930)
  • Mauritius van Saksen begins alliance with Karel Anikita Stroganov (1552)
  • Apollo 6 launched atop Saturn V; unmanned (1968)

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