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Five random people born on this day...

  • Fenneken Fockema Andreae, Dutch actress, Sea Gull (1945)
  • Donald Sutherland, St. John NB, actor, M*A*S*H, Body Snatchers (1934)
  • William Gargan, Brooklyn, New York, actor, Dynamite, Ellery Queen (1905)
  • Denise Miller, Brooklyn, New York, actress, Billie-Archie Bunker's Place (1963)
  • Donald Alfred Davie, poet and critic (1922)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • "Raymond E. Portwood, Jr", game creator, Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?, dies at 66 (2000)
  • Anastasia N Romanova, daughter of tsar Nicholas, executed at 17 (1918)
  • James Johnston Pettigrew, U.S. attorney/Confederate, dies at 35 (1863)
  • Edmund Dudley, English minister of Justice/Finance, dies (1510)
  • Boudouin VI, count of Flanders/Henegouwen, dies (1070)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Russian fleet destroys Swedish (1788)
  • WLCY (now WTSP) TV channel 10 in St. Petersburg-Tampa, Florida (ABC) begins (1965)
  • Sir Walter Ralegh arrested (1603)
  • Spain cedes Florida to US (1821)
  • 1st battle at Castillon: French beat English troops (1453)

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