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Five random people born on this day...

  • Jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian (1926)
  • John H. Chafee, Sen-R-Rhode Island, 1976- (1922)
  • Vincenzo Manfredini, composer (1737)
  • Georges Brassens, French poet/cabaret singer (1921)
  • Hikaru Hayashi, composer (1931)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Edward Totah, art Dealer, dies at 46 (1995)
  • Matthew Harding, businessman/football supporter, dies at 42 (1996)
  • Willem G F Bentinck, earl/politician/organist, dies at 73 (1835)
  • Nadia Boulanger, French composer (Lasirene), dies at 92 (1979)
  • Louis (Ludwig) Spohr, composer (Faust), dies at 75 (1859)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • David Belasco's "Heart of Maryland," premieres in New York City (1895)
  • John F. Kennedy imposes naval blockade on Cuba, beginning missile crisis (1962)
  • New South Korean constitution comes into effect (1980)
  • West Germany joins North Atlantic Treaty Organization (1954)
  • 1st commercial flight from mainland to Hawaii (1936)

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