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Five random people born on this day...

  • Michael Adams, NBA guard, Charlotte Hornets (1963)
  • Dewey Bunell, Yorkshire England, rock guitarist, America-Daisy Jane (1952)
  • Alexandr Vladimirovich Shchukin, Russian cosmonaut (1946)
  • Patricia Highsmith, [Plangman], US/Swiss writer, Strangers on a Train (1921)
  • Robert E. Lee, American Soldier (1807)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Richard Franko Goldman, composer, dies at 69 (1980)
  • William Congreve, English dramatist (Love for Love), dies at 58 (1729)
  • Wenzel Thomas Matiegka, composer, dies at 56 (1830)
  • H vs. Fallersleben, writer, dies at 75 (1874)
  • Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, indian guru, dies at 58 (1990)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Nixon nominates G Harold Carswell to Supreme Court (fails) (1970)
  • Jules Massenet's opera "Manon," premieres in Paris (1884)
  • -20 degrees F (-29 degrees C) (5:32 AM) coldest day ever recorded in Cleveland Ohio (1994)
  • 1st Negro lodge of U.S. Masons approved, New Jersey (1871)
  • Joint Chiefs of Staff decide on invasion in Sicily (1943)

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