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Five random people born on this day...

  • Mark Shera, Bayonne, New Jersey, actor, SWAT, Barnaby Jones (1949)
  • Henryk Wieniawski, Lubin Poland, violinist and composer, Souv de Moscou (1835)
  • Andrew Porter, Brig General Union volunteers, died in 1872 (1820)
  • Carleton Carpenter, Bennington Vt, actor, Up Periscope, Summer Stock (1926)
  • William Blackstone, England, jurist, Blackstone's Commentaries (1723)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Hugh Dundas, fighter pilot/businessman, dies at 74 (1995)
  • Louis-Jacques-Mande Daguerre, French painter (daguerreotypie), dies (1851)
  • Hans Faverey, poet, dies (1990)
  • Bridget Bishop, 1st Salem witch hanged (1692)
  • Johann F Gronovius, physician/botany, dies at 76 (1762)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Armistice talks to end Korean conflict began at Kaesong (1951)
  • Battle of Jackson, MS - captured by federals [->JUL 16] US1000 CS1339 (1863)
  • Samuel Morses "Gallery of the Louvre" sells for $3,250,000 (1982)
  • England declares war on Netherlands (1652)
  • Rolling Stones score their 1st #1, "I Can't Get No Satisfaction" (1965)

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