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Five random people born on this day...

  • Alexandre AM Stols [Chl van Halsbeke], publisher, History of Ecuador (1900)
  • Richard Clement Charles Thomas, rugby international/journalist (1929)
  • Anthony Garner, director, Conservative Central Office (1927)
  • Arthur Rubinstein, American Musician (1887)
  • John Edmonds, British trade unionist (1944)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Francois Certain de Canrobert, French marshal, dies at 85 (1895)
  • Jef van Durme, composer, dies at 57 (1965)
  • Dale Long, hit home runs in 8 consecutive games, dies at 66 (1991)
  • Theodor Birt [Beatus Rhenanus], German classicist/writer, dies at 80 (1933)
  • Burt Mustin, actor (All in the Family, Andy Griffith Show), dies at 92 (1977)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • U.S. Foreign minister George Shultz meets ANC-leader Oliver Tambo (1987)
  • Elvis Presley's 1st TV appearance (Dorsey Bros Stage Show) (1956)
  • "Tonight! America After Dark" premieres, with Jack Lescoulie and Al (Jazzbo) Collins on NBC (between Steve Allen and Jack Paar) (1957)
  • WJTV TV channel 12 in Jackson, MS (CBS) begins broadcasting (1953)
  • Northwestern University in Chicago chartered (1851)

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