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Five random people born on this day...

  • Liv Ullmann, Norwegian Actress (1938)
  • Joel Garner, cricketer, two-metre West Indian pace bowler 1977-87 (1952)
  • Benny Andersson, Stockholm Sweden, singer, ABBA-Money! Money! Money! (1946)
  • Darryll Lewis, NFL cornerback, Houston/Tennessee Oilers (1968)
  • Ray C Bliss, R, Ohio State Republican Chairman (1907)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Quentin Bell, artist author/teacher, dies at 86 (1996)
  • Grigori Rasputin, a powerful Russian monk, murdered (1916)
  • Ado of Vienne, French archbishop of Vienne, dies at about 75 (875)
  • Adelheid the Saint, German empress of Otto I/saint, dies at about 68 (999)
  • Andries H Potgieter, South African/Transvaal explorer, dies at 59 (1852)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Roh Tae Woo elected president of South Korea (1987)
  • KFIZ TV channel 34 in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin begins broadcasting (1968)
  • Great Britain recognizes King Leopold II's Congo Free State (1884)
  • Boer army under gen Kritzinger take Cape colony (1900)
  • India's army occupies Dacca, West Pakistani troops surrenders (1971)

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