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Five random people born on this day...

  • Iman J van den Bosch, Belgian resistance fighter (1891)
  • Karl W Feuerbach, German mathematician, Position of Feuerbach (1800)
  • Bob Willis, cricketer, superb England fast bowler 1971-84 (1949)
  • Arthur C Jacobs, poet (1937)
  • Jerome Bert Weisner, military scientist/disarmer (1915)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Rafael L Trujillo Molina, dictator Dom Rep (1930-61), murdered at 69 (1961)
  • Marcel Dupre, French composer, dies at 85 (1971)
  • Christopher Marlowe, British dramatist (Tamburlaine the Great), murdered (1593)
  • Voltaire, [Francois-Marie Arouet], French writer (Candide), dies at 42 (1778)
  • Hubertus, bishop of Tongeren-Maastricht/saint, dies at about 72 (727)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Henry III follows brother Charles IX as king of France (1574)
  • East Germans constitution approved (1949)
  • NPS/VHP win 1st general election in Suriname (1949)
  • Yankee Whitey Ford, nearing 41, announces his retirement from baseball (1967)
  • Schenectady Blue Jays Tom Lasorda strikes out 25 in 15-inning game (1948)

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