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Five random people born on this day...

  • Michael James Adams, USAF pilot, X-15 (1930)
  • Danielle Christine Fishel, Mesa, Arizona, actress, Topanga-Boy Meets World (1981)
  • Rex Harrison, [Reginald Carey], England, actor, My Fair Lady, Cleopatra (1908)
  • Wendy Kaye, Memphis, Tennessee, playmate, July, 1991 (1972)
  • Paul Frase, NFL defensive tackle for the Jacksonville Jaguars (1965)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Napoleon Bonaparte, French Leader (1821)
  • Erasmus Alberus, Germ theologist (Barfusser Monche), dies at about 52 (1553)
  • Claudio Merulo, Italian organist/composer, dies at 71 (1604)
  • Niccolo Antonio Zingarelli, Italian composer/bandmaster, dies at 85 (1837)
  • George Rose, actor (Devil's Disciple, Hideaways), dies at 68 (1988)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Joe Coburn KOs Mike McCoole for U.S. boxing title in 63rd round (1863)
  • Atlanta Campaign-5 days fighting begins at Rocky Face Ridge (1864)
  • KGO TV channel 7 in San Francisco, California (ABC) begins broadcasting (1949)
  • Battle between Confederate and Union ships at mouth of Roanoke (1864)
  • Alexandria, Virginia - CS troops abandon city (1861)

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