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Five random people born on this day...

  • Fitzhugh Lee, Major General Confederate Army, died in 1905 (1835)
  • Ray Collins, rocker, Mothers of Invention (1937)
  • Nathaniel Roy McCaughey, Iowa, septuplets, 6 (1997)
  • Nancy Carroll, [Ann V LaHiff], New York City, actress, Alice-Aldrich Family (1904)
  • Billy Bates, cricketer, England all-rounder 1882-87, hat-trick 1883 (1855)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Enrique Jose Varona, Cuban sociologist/vice-president, dies at 84 (1933)
  • Cab Calloway, singer (Minnie the Moocha), dies at 87 (1994)
  • Buenaventura Durruti, Spanish anarchists army leader, dies in battle (1936)
  • Frank Joseph Kofsky, teacher/writer, dies at 62 (1997)
  • Griffiths Mxenge, South Afr's anti-apartheid advocate, murdered (1981)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Tina Howe's "Coastal Disturbances," premieres in New York City (1986)
  • Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Dying Detective" (BG) (1887)
  • "God Said, Ha!," opens at Lyceum Theater New York City for 22 performances (1996)
  • Floridsdorf-Deutsch Wagram railway in Austria opens (1837)
  • Algerian Moslem fundamentalists uprising, 27 killed (1993)

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