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Five random people born on this day...

  • Jose Gutierrez Solana, Spanish painter/author, Madrid Escenas (1886)
  • Berthold Auerbach, German author, Schwarzwalder Dorfgeschichten (1812)
  • Victor Sutherland, Paducah, Kentucky, actor, Captive City (1889)
  • Johann von Dollinger, German Old Catholic theologian/historian (1799)
  • Bettye Ackerman, Cottageville, South Carolina, actress, Maggie Graham-Ben Casey (1928)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Eric Frank Russell, sci-fi author (Hugo, Deep Space), dies at 73 (1978)
  • Adolf Scharf, president of Austria (1957-65), dies at 74 (1965)
  • Ishiro Honda, Japanese director/producer (Godzilla), dies at 81 (1993)
  • Thommas W Gilmer, Navy Secretary, dies in explosion on USS Princeton (1844)
  • Doretta Morrow, actress (Because You're Mine), dies at 41 (1968)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Swedish king Gustaaf V begins state visit to Netherlands (1923)
  • Don Mattingly named 10th New York Yankee Captain (1991)
  • 1st edition of Henry Fieldings' "Tom Jones" published (1749)
  • U.S. defeats Mexico in battle of Sacramento (1847)
  • 2nd Enforcement Act gives federal control of congressional elections (1871)

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