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Five random people born on this day...

  • May Robson, [Mary J Robison], Melbourne Aust, actress, Apple Annie (1858)
  • Danelle Marie Folta, born in Hammond, Indiana, playmate, Apr, 1995 (1969)
  • Ruby Wax, American Comedian (1953)
  • Bo[as] Watson, vocalist, Midnight Star-No Parking (1957)
  • Edward Crook, born in Detroit, Michigan, middleweight boxer 1960 Olympics gold (1929)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Octavio Paz, writer, won Nobel prize winner for literature in 1990, dies at 84 (1998)
  • Anton van Diemen, Governor-General (Netherlands East Indies), dies at about 51 (1645)
  • Robert Smirke, British architect, dies (1867)
  • Lord Byron, British Poet (1824)
  • Squire Bancroft, [Butterfield], actor/manager (Haymarket), dies at 84 (1926)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • "4 Baboons Adoring the Sun" closes at Beaumont New York City after 38 perf (1992)
  • Cheyney University forms as the Institute for Colored Youth (1837)
  • Brewers score 5 runs in 9th to win 6-4 and record 12th straight AL win (1987)
  • "Vagabond King" opens in London (1927)
  • 24th Boston Marathon won by Peter Trivoulidas of Greece in 2:29:31 (1920)

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