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Five random people born on this day...

  • Howard Petrie, Beverly, Massachusetts, actor, Border River, Bounty Hunter (1906)
  • John Nance Garner, D, 32nd VP, 1933-41 (1868)
  • Claiborne Pell, Sen-D-RI, 1961- (1918)
  • Howard Brockway, composer (1870)
  • Boris Becker, West Germany, tennis player, Wimbledon 1985, 86, 89 (1967)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Tom Blackburn, writer, dies at 71 (1997)
  • Reg Perks, England cricket pace bowler (1938-39), dies (1977)
  • Gene O'Donnell, actor (Ape, Miracle Kid), dies of lung cancer at 81 (1992)
  • Robert Clive, English occupier (India), dies at about 48 (1773)
  • Friedrich A Krupp, cannon manufacturer, commits suicide (1902)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • SD Charger Dan Fouts passes for 6 touchdowns vs Oakland (55-21) (1981)
  • British Labour party selects Ramsay MacDonald as leader (1922)
  • Pitts Penguins set NHL record for scoring fastest 5 goals (2:07) (1972)
  • Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama rounds Cape of Good Hope (1497)
  • Mike Tyson KOs Trevor Berbick in 2 for heavyweight WBC boxing title (1986)

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