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Events in History

Five random people born on this day...

  • Lu Xun, Chinese Author (1881)
  • Elsa Triolet, writer (1896)
  • Remy C, de Kerckhove, Flemish poet (1921)
  • Otto AP Furst von Bismarck-Schonhausen, German diplomat/politician (1897)
  • Eugen Suchon, composer (1908)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Helen Broderick, comedienne/actress (Swing Time, Top Hat), dies (1959)
  • Walter Pidgeon, actor (Forbidden Planet, Mrs. Miniver), dies at 87 (1984)
  • Dzore Drzic, Croatish poet, dies (1501)
  • Samuel Butler, poet/satirist, dies (1680)
  • Robert Palmer, resistable performer, Addicted to Love, dies at 54 (2003)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Norway votes to join common market (1972)
  • 4th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship won by Louise Suggs (1949)
  • Transatlantic telephone cable (Newfoundland-Oban) is used (1956)
  • French battleship Liberte explodes at Toulon Harbor, 285 killed (1911)
  • German High Commissioner in Norway sets up Vidkun Quisling government (1940)

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