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Five random people born on this day...

  • Francis Bacon, England, statesman/essayist, Novum Organum (1561)
  • Hans van Werveke, Flemish historian, Diocese Terwaan (1898)
  • Robert E[rvin] Howard, U.S., sci-fi author, Conan the Conqueror (1906)
  • G E Lessing, writer (1729)
  • Myung-Whun Chung, Seoul South Korea, pianist/conductor (1953)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Georgi M Malenkov, Russian premier (1953-55), dies at 86 (1988)
  • Anthony Durnford, British colonel, dies in battle (1879)
  • Ali Hassan Salameh, [Abu Hassan], killed by car bomb; believed to have helped mastermind massacre of 1972 Munich Olympics athletes (1979)
  • Kobo Abe, Japanese writer (Wife in the Sand), dies at 68 (1993)
  • Nico Adriaans, founder of Rotterdam Junkiebond, dies of AIDS at 37 (1995)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Coal mine of Johnburg caves-in, 417 die (1960)
  • Zak Starkey (Ringo's son) marries Sarah Menikides (1985)
  • 17th American Music Award: Milli Vanilli (1990)
  • Mike Tyson TKOs Larry Holmes in 4 for heavyweight boxing title (1988)
  • Palestinian bomb attack in Beit Lid Israel, 21-22 killed (1995)

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