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Five random people born on this day...

  • Scott Erickson, Long Beach, California, pitcher, Minnesota Twins, Baltimore Orioles (1968)
  • Leopold Eugen Mechura, composer (1804)
  • Jose Enrique Pedreira, composer (1904)
  • Tim Denton, NFL cornerback for the Atlanta Falcons (1973)
  • Pebbles Flintstone, fictional character on "The Flintstones" (1963)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Frederik Sigismund earl of Bylandt, vice-admiral, dies at 78 (1828)
  • Jaroslav Vogel, composer, dies at 76 (1970)
  • John Wesley Funchess Littlejohn, blues guitarist/singer, dies at 62 (1994)
  • Georg Philipp Kress, composer, dies at 59 (1779)
  • Jean BG duke of Orleans, brother of French king Louis XIII, dies at 51 (1660)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Baseball's National League forms with teams in Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Hartford, Louisville, New York, Philadelphia, St. Louis (1876)
  • Ali Landry, 22, (Louisiana), crowned 45th Miss USA (1996)
  • Russian settlers establish Ft. Ross trading post, north of SF (1811)
  • President Eisenhower reports detonation of 1st H-bomb, done in 1952 (1954)
  • "Rich Little Show," debuts on NBC-TV (1976)

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