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Five random people born on this day...

  • Pat Haden, Westbury, New York, NFL quarterback, Los Angeles Rams (1953)
  • Ernie Kovacs, Trenton, New Jersey, comedian, Ernie Kovacs' Show (1919)
  • Boleslaw Wallek-Walewski, composer (1885)
  • Jim Schwantz, NFL linebacker, Dallas Cowboys, San Francisco 49ers (1970)
  • Friedrich von Matthison, German poet, Adelaide (1761)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Jack Oakie, actor (Great Dictator, Gang Buster), dies at 74 (1978)
  • Georg Friedrich Theodor Wolf, composer, dies at 52 (1814)
  • Adolf Jensen, composer, dies at 42 (1879)
  • Alexander Woollcott, American Critic (1942)
  • Thomas A Dorsey, jazz pianist (Take My Hand, Precious Lord), dies (1993)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Red Sox trade Fred Lynn to Angels for Frank Tanana and Joe Rudi (1981)
  • Armand-Gaston Camus becomes chairman of Council of 500 (1796)
  • "A-Team" with Mr. T premieres on NBC (1983)
  • 1st printing of Ramban's Sha'ar ha-Gemul (1490)
  • Scottish Presbyterians sell captured Charles I to English parliament (1647)

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