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Five random people born on this day...

  • Ferdinand K J, archduke of Austria-Este/gov-gen, Sicily (1781)
  • Christian August Jacobi, composer (1688)
  • John Weitz, spy/author/fashion designer, Friends in High Places (1923)
  • Zulqarnain, cricketer, last person in alphabetical order to play Test (1962)
  • Nathalie Schneyder, San Francisco, California, synchronized swimmer, 1996 Olympics gold (1968)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Chester Bowles, U.S. senator/ambassador, dies at 85 (1986)
  • Vic Tayback, actor (Mel-Alice), dies of a heart attack at 60 (1990)
  • Renzo de Felice, historian, dies at 67 (1996)
  • Mark Brunswick, composer, dies at 69 (1971)
  • Dorothy Davis Bostwick, entertainer, dies (1991)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Fire in Nassermeer Egypt kills 357 (1983)
  • Heavyweight Muhammad Ali KOs Richard Dunn in Munich (1976)
  • India and Pakistan border fights (1965)
  • Eyre M. Shaw, 78, becomes oldest gold medalist in Olympics (1900)
  • Cyclone ravages Bangladesh; 11,000 killed (1985)

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