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Events in History

Five random people born on this day...

  • Hans Holewa, composer (1905)
  • Clement VII, [Giulio de' Medici], Italy, Pope, 1523-34 (1478)
  • Alfred Edward Housman, Bromsgrove England, poet, A Buried Life (1859)
  • Henry Farman, French aviation pioneer, double decker (1874)
  • Philip Michael Thomas, Columbus Ohio, actor, Miami Vice (1949)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • John Longden, actor (Man From Interpol), dies at 70 (1971)
  • Marvin Young, producer/child actor (Player), dies at 90 (1993)
  • Severn Darden, comedian (Second City), dies at 65 (1995)
  • Victor Herbert, Irish/US cellist/ composer and conductor, dies at 65 (1924)
  • Frantisek Palacky, Czech historian/MP, dies at 77 (1876)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Phillie Steve Carlton is 1st NLer to record 6, 1-hitters (1980)
  • John and Yoko begin their 2nd bed-in (Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal) (1969)
  • 1st Indianapolis 500 auto race is run (1911)
  • 1st president of a black country to visit U.S. (Edwin Barclay, Liberia) (1943)
  • 32nd Belmont: F Littlefield aboard Bowling Brook wins in 2:32 (1898)

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