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Five random people born on this day...

  • Gwynne Howell, British opera singer (1938)
  • Antoni Henryk Radziwill, composer (1775)
  • Allison Dickey, Miss Iowa Teen USA 1996 (1978)
  • Dennis Locorriere, Union City, New Jersey, rock guitarist, Dr. Hook (1949)
  • Jose Antonio Paez, president of Venezuela (1790)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Nikolai Obouhov, composer, dies at 62 (1954)
  • Henry CK "Clan" Petty-Fitzmaurice, Governor of India (1888-94), dies at 82 (1927)
  • Auke Stellingwerf, lt-admiral of Friesland, dies in battle at about 29 (1665)
  • Frantisek Suchy, composer, dies at 82 (1973)
  • Anne Aitken, student of Zen, dies at 83 (1994)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Sioux nation receives $100 million in compensation for Black Hills SD (1979)
  • Congress of Berlin meets to divide African colonization (1878)
  • King Louis XVI fires French government (1792)
  • Jurors in Oklahoma City bombing trial sentence Timothy McVeigh to death (1997)
  • Beatles' "Let It Be," album goes #1 and stays #1 for 4 weeks (1970)

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