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Five random people born on this day...

  • Y. Y. Williams, Welsh rugby player (1948)
  • Gunther Becker, composer (1924)
  • Samuel R[ay] Delany, Jr., U.S., sci-fi author, Towers of Toron, Neveryona (1942)
  • Phil Margo, born in Brooklyn, rock vocalist, Tokens-Lion Sleeps Tonight (1942)
  • Ernest Jones, NFL defensive end, Saints, Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32 (1971)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Cheryl Waltz, author/film producer, dies at 50 (1995)
  • Johannes C H de Meijere, Dutch zoologist, dies (1866)
  • Nancy Woodhull, news editor, USA Today, dies at 52 (1997)
  • Martha Graham, U.S., choreographer (Appalachian Spring), dies at 96 (1991)
  • Robert Doisneau, French photographer (The Kiss), dies at 81 (1994)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Battleship USS Missouri, on which, Japan surrendered, decommissioned (1992)
  • Big Bang theory proposed in Physical Review by Alpher, Bethe and Gamow (1952)
  • Wayne Gretzky breaks Bobby Orr's record with 103rd assist (1980)
  • U.S. recognizes Franco government in Spain at end of Spanish civil war Pope Pius XII congratulates Generalissimo Franco's victory in Spain (1939)
  • Mehmed Kemals play "Vatan" premeres in Constantinople (1873)

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