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Twenty random people on this day...

  • Max von Schillings, composer, dies at 65 (1933)
  • Witold Gombrowicz, Polish author (Ferdydurke, Dziennik), dies at 64 (1969)
  • John Sell Cotman, landscape painter, dies (1842)
  • Johann Weichmann, composer, dies at 32 (1652)
  • Saw Maung, general/president of Myanmar (Burma) (1988-92), dies (1997)
  • Isaac B Singer, Polish/US writer (Yentl, Nobel 1978), dies at 87 (1991)
  • Ernest Austin, composer, dies at 72 (1947)
  • William J. Brennan, jurist, served on the Supreme Court for 34 years (1956-90), dies at 91 (1997)
  • Charles Hodges, English/Dutch portrait painter (1837)
  • Matthew Webb, English Channel swimmer, drowns above Niagara Falls (1883)
  • Don Richard Carpenter, novelist, dies at 64 (1995)
  • Arlette-Leonie Arletty, dies at 94 (1992)
  • Constance Bennett, actress (Madame X, Topper), dies at 59 (1965)
  • George Cattermole, painter/illustrator, dies (1868)
  • James Philip Dunn, composer, dies at 52 (1936)
  • Little Billy Rhodes, dies of stroke at 72 (1967)
  • Karl Ellis, dies at 41 (1991)
  • Benedetto Marcello, composer, dies on 53rd birthday (1739)
  • Robert W Lehnhoff, [Executioner of Groningen], SS fuhrer, executed (1950)
  • Joseph Schuster, composer, dies at 63 (1812)

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