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Five random people born on this day...

  • Harold W Hennep, Arubians/Dutch dancer/actor, Plus Echo (1945)
  • Alistair Graham, headmaster, Mill Hill School (1932)
  • Francois-Eugene Vidocq, British police detective (1775)
  • Marlon Wayans, comedian, Wayans Bros, In Living Color (1972)
  • Raymond Chandler, writer (1888)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Jan PML de Vries, Dutch germanist/folklorist, dies at 74 (1964)
  • Frantisek Max Knize, composer, dies at 55 (1840)
  • Leo McKern, actor, Rumpole of the Bailey, dies at 82 (2002)
  • Meijer de Hond, [Emanuel Querido], rabbi (Sobibor), dies (1943)
  • James Maxton, politician, dies (1946)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Battle at Gavere: Philip the Good beats Gentse rebellion (1453)
  • Arabs gain control of most of Palestine from Byzantine Empire (636)
  • Goodwill Games open in St. Petersburg (1994)
  • 4 British ships to drive Dutch out of NY, arrive in Boston (1664)
  • 55th U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship (2000)

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