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Events in History

Five random people born on this day...

  • Kent Smith, born in New York City, actor, Peyton Place, Invaders (1907)
  • Ulrika "Minna" Cant-Johnstown, Finnish playwright, Kovan onnen lapsia (1844)
  • Robert Denzler, composer (1892)
  • Thomas McKean, US attorney (signed Decl of Independence) [or Apr 19] (1734)
  • Marc Vaubourgoin, composer (1907)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Brian Maxwell, entreprenuer/runner, developed the Powerbar with his nutritionist wife in 1986, dies at 51 (2004)
  • Si Sang, last Ming-emperor of China, commits suicide (1644)
  • Makar Grigori Ekmalyan, composer, dies at 49 (1905)
  • Fernand Lodewick, literature historian (Literature), dies at 85 (1995)
  • Alfonse Charles Renaud de Vilback, composer, dies at 54 (1884)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • 1st museum devoted exclusively to atomic energy, Oak Ridge, Tennessee (1949)
  • Australia beat England by 45 runs in very 1st Test match (1877)
  • Carol Mann wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Classic (1972)
  • Poland and Prussia sign trade agreement (1775)
  • Britain's 1st planetarium opens at Madame Tussaud's in London (1958)

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