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Events in History

Five random people born on this day...

  • Ian Anderson, English rock singer, Yes-Owner of a Lonely Heart (1944)
  • Roy Lynes, England, rock organist, Status Quo (1943)
  • Warren Ayres, cricketer, Victorian right-handed batsman since 1987-88 (1965)
  • Stephanie H [Lapidoth-]Swarth, Dutch author, Lonely Flowers (1859)
  • Michael I, King of Romania, 1927-30, 40-47 (1921)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Belle Montrose, actress (Mrs Harrison-Hathaways), dies at 78 (1964)
  • Umberto "Albert" Anastasia, U.S. gangster (Murder Inc), dies at 55 (1957)
  • Bill Graham, rock concert promoter (Filmore, Dylan), dies at 60 (1991)
  • David Healy, actor (Supergirl, Doomsday Gun, Patton), dies at 64 (1995)
  • Richard Harris, actor, Camelot, dies at 72 (2002)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Burma railroad completed and opens (1943)
  • Canada Liberal Party/Bloc Quebecois wins parliamentary election (1993)
  • Hepatitis virus is discovered (1984)
  • Allison Roe (2:25:29) and Alberto Salazar (2:08:13) win New York City marathon (1981)
  • NY Daily News goes on strike (lasts through March, 1991) (1990)

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