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Five random people born on this day...

  • Terence Tom Henricks, Bryan, Ohio, USAF/astronaut, STS 44, 55, 70, 78 (1952)
  • Cecil John Rhodes, South Africa, politician/diamond merchant (1853)
  • Franz Adolf Syberg, composer (1904)
  • Chris Gratton, Brantford, NHL center, Tampa Bay Lightning (1975)
  • Isa Miranda, [Ines Sampietro], Italian model/actress, La ronde (1905)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Archibald James Potter, composer, dies at 61 (1980)
  • Fjodor Aleksejevitsj, tsar of Russia, dies (1681)
  • Jonas LI Lie, Norwegian writer (Kommandorens dottre), dies at 74 (1908)
  • Ad Gang, Dutch Liberal Party asst sec of state, dies at 67 (1994)
  • Arie Querido, psychiatrist (social psychiatry), dies (1983)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • 9th du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Jan Stephenson (1981)
  • Air Canada DC-8 crashes 7 miles from Toronto's airport killing 109 (1970)
  • German consul-general Gustav Nachtigal takes possession of Cameroon (1884)
  • 32nd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: S Lenglen beats Chambers (10-8 46 97) (1919)
  • 59th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Maureen Connolly beats L Brough (75 63) (1952)

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