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Five random people born on this day...

  • Thomas Alden Page, Glenridge, New Jersey, rocker, New Kids-Hangin' Tough (1970)
  • Harold Budd, composer (1936)
  • Viktor Ujcik, Jihlava CZE, hockey, Team Czech Rep (1972)
  • Christopher Staughton, British Lord Justice of Appeal (1933)
  • Richard Hoffman, composer (1831)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Stanko Vraz, [Jakob Frass], Slavic poet (Grammatica), dies at 40 (1851)
  • Mike Pyne, jazz Pianist, dies at 54 (1995)
  • Lancelot Holland, British vice-admiral ((WW II/Hood), dies in battle (1941)
  • Ferdinand II, ruler of Toscane, dies at 59 (1670)
  • Francisco Salvador Daniel, composer, dies at 40 (1871)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Gen Zachary Taylor captures Monterey in Mexican War (1846)
  • 1st house with built-in bomb shelter exhibited in Pleasant Hills, Pennsylvania (1959)
  • Supreme Court declares federal law allowing post office to intercept communist propaganda is unconstitutional (1965)
  • U-441 shoots Sunderland seaplane down over Gulf of Biskaje (1943)
  • Billy Martin issues a public apology to Reno sportswriter Ray Hagar (1979)

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