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Twenty random people on this day...

  • Johann CF Zollner, German astronomer (astro photography), dies (1882)
  • Jacob van Heemskerck, Dutch Admiral (Nova Zambia), dies in battle (1607)
  • Clem Sohn, air show performer dies at 26 when his chute fails to open (1937)
  • Johann Friedrich Gottlieb Beckmann, composer, dies at 54 (1792)
  • John Goldberg, Dutch patriot/statesman, dies at 64 (1828)
  • Don Juan Alvarez, Spanish Admiral (Gibraltar), dies in battle (1607)
  • Ilmari Henrik Reinhold Krohn, composer, dies at 92 (1960)
  • Nicola d' Arienzo, composer, dies at 72 (1915)
  • Panos Christi, entertainer, dies of AIDS at 54 (1992)
  • Anders Celsius, Swed astronomer (Centegrade Thermometer), dies at 42 (1744)
  • Torquato Tasso, Italian poet/playwright, dies at 51 (1595)
  • Clifford D[onald] Simak, sci-fi author (Hugo, Way Station), dies at 83 (1988)
  • John Woodward, geologist/physician, dies (1728)
  • John Lorne Campbell, folklorist, dies at 90 (1996)
  • Constance Collier, actress (Perils of Pauline), dies at 77 (1955)
  • Pjotr N Wrangel, Russian baron general, dies at 49 (1928)
  • Dixie, a mouse who lived 6 years, dies (1981)
  • Sancho IV, the Brave, scholar/king of Castile/Leon, dies (1295)
  • Boris Kremenliev, composer, dies at 76 (1988)
  • Margarita Xirgu, actress (Bloody Wedding), dies at 80 (1969)

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