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Five random people born on this day...

  • Levinus Keuchenius, Dutch minister of Colonies, 1888-90 (1822)
  • Nadine Judd, [Nadia Moore/Nerina], South African/British ballerina (1927)
  • Gerhard von Rad, German old testament scholar, Deuteronomium (1901)
  • Janet Ahlberg, illustrator (1944)
  • George Bell, Dominican Republic, outfielder, Blue Jays, 1987 AL MVP (1959)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Abdelhamid Benhadugah, novelist, dies at 71 (1996)
  • Jack Kerouac, U.S. writer (Doctor Sax, On the Road), dies at 47 (1969)
  • Edward Moss Hutchinson, educationalist, dies at 85 (1994)
  • Scott Heiser, U.S. photographer (Interview), dies at 44 (1993)
  • Irving Torgoff, U.S. baseball player (Detroit Tigers), dies at 75 (1993)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Dutch Constellation crashes at Prestwick Scotland (40 murder) (1948)
  • Guggenheim Museum, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, opens (New York City) (1959)
  • Steve Jones runs Chicago Marathon in world record 2:08:05 (1984)
  • "Treemonisha" opens at Uris Theater New York City for 64 performances (1975)
  • Dunes (Marten Tromp defeats Spanish armada under De Oquendo) (1639)

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