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Five random people born on this day...

  • Kirby Dar Dar, wide reciever for the Miami Dolphins (1972)
  • William Hepworth Thompson, English Educator (1810)
  • M Robert Carr, Rep-D-Michigan, 1975-81, 83- (1943)
  • Gloria Swanson, born in Chicago, Illinois, actress, Sadie Thomson, Queen Kelly (1899)
  • Bill Sudakis, baseball player (1946)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Frans Beelaerts van Blokland, minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 84 (1956)
  • Wilhelmus M J Russell, Dutch MP (KVP, CDA), dies at 74 (1993)
  • Abraham Mignon, Dutch still life painter, dies at 38 (1679)
  • Josef Antonin Gurecky, composer, dies at 60 (1769)
  • Henry B. Adams, Historian (1918)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • "Reggae" opens at Biltmore Theater New York City for 21 performances (1980)
  • NSW beat Queensland by 345 runs to win Sheffield Shield Final (1990)
  • M L Byrn patents "covered gimlet screw with a 'T' handle" (corkscrew) (1860)
  • Supreme Court rules, 8-1, police can't randomly stop cars (1979)
  • Failed assassination attempt of German Chancellor Adenauer (1952)

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