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Five random people born on this day...

  • James J Howard, Rep-D-NJ, 1965- (1927)
  • Philip Sykes, Tacoma Wash, field hockey defender 1996 Olympics (1970)
  • Amelia Earhart, U.S. aviator, 1st woman to solo Atlantic (1898)
  • Lord Digby, lord-lt for Dorset (1924)
  • Kevin Butler, NFL kicker for the Chicago Bears (1962)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Erwin F Finlay-Freundlich, British astronomer, dies (1964)
  • Victor Moore, comedian, dies of heart attack at 86 (1962)
  • Hans Albers, German actor (Blue Angel), dies at 68 (1960)
  • Fritz A Lipman, discoverer (co-enzymes, Nobel 1953), dies at 87 (1986)
  • Werner Grusch, film director, dies at 51 (1995)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Gen Mola and Cabanellas form Spanish anti-govt (1936)
  • President Truman settles 53-day steel strike (1952)
  • University of Manchester scientist announce finding a planet outside of solar system (1991)
  • Belgium's Leon Scieur wins Tour de France (1921)
  • Race riot in New Orleans, 2 white policemen killed (1900)

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