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Five random people born on this day...

  • Justus van Effen, writer/founder, Holland Spectator (1684)
  • Rosalia de Castro, Spanish writer, Canteres Gallegos, Follas Novas (1837)
  • Larry Hagman, TV actor, I Dream of Jeannie, Dallas (1931)
  • Michael Slater, cricketer, devastating Aust opening bat since 1993 (1970)
  • Keith Arthurton, cricketer, Charlestown, Nevis WI lefty bat (1965)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Frieda Inescort, Scottish actress (Meet Corliss Archer), dies at 74 (1976)
  • John Pike Hullah, composer, dies at 71 (1884)
  • Horace Leonard Gold, science fiction writer/editor, dies at 81 (1996)
  • Pavel P Gagarin, Russian monarch/politician, dies at 82 (1872)
  • Nikolai Gogol, Russian playwright (Dead Soles), dies (1852)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Televangelist Jimmy Swaggert confesses his sins to his congregation (1988)
  • U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site (1963)
  • "Portotino" opens at Adelphi Theater New York City for 3 performances (1958)
  • John Wilkes thrown out of Engl House of Commons for "Essay on Women" (1764)
  • Nicaraguan patriot Augusto Cesar Sandino assassinated by National Guard (1934)

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