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Events in History

Five random people born on this day...

  • Niels H Abel, Norwegian mathematician, Abel's Comparisons (1802)
  • Guy de Maupassant, France, author, Boule de Suif (1850)
  • Ivar A Aasen, Norwegian linguistic/poet (1813)
  • Mike Nocito, rocker, Johnny Hates Jazz-Turn Back the Clock (1960)
  • Leonardo Ortensio Salvatore de Leo, composer (1694)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Gijsbert K van Hogendorp, Dutch min of Foreign affairs, dies at 71 (1834)
  • Adrian Roland Holst, poet (Past the Roads), dies at 88 (1976)
  • Heinrich O Wieland, German chemist (Nobel 1927), dies at 80 (1957)
  • Herman Gooding, Suriname police-inspector, dies (1990)
  • Joseph Holbrooke, English pianist/composer (3 Blind Mice), dies at 80 (1958)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Federal government began firing striking air traffic controllers (1981)
  • Steve Carlton is 2nd to pitch 4,000 strikeout (1986)
  • 33rd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 38, All-Stars 0 (72,000) (1966)
  • Sergeo Bubka of U.S.S.R. sets pole vault record (20'") in Malmo Sweden (1991)
  • Lou Pinella Day at Yankee Stadium (1984)

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