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Five random people born on this day...

  • Nate Carr, Erie, Pennsylvania, freestyle wrestler 1988 Olympics bronze (1960)
  • George E Pataki, Peekskill, New York, Gov-R-NY, 1995- (1945)
  • Selwyn Powell, art editor (1912)
  • Boris Lagutin, USSR, light-middleweight boxer, Olympics gold 1964, 68 (1938)
  • Juan de la Cruz, [de Yepes], Spanish Carmelet/poet/saint (1542)

Five random people who died on this day...

  • Matthew Thornton, Irish/US physician/signer (Decl of Ind), dies at 88 (1803)
  • Cornelis van Diest, lay brother, hanged (1572)
  • Lucile Watson, actress (Great Lie, Model Wife, Florian), dies at 83 (1962)
  • John of Paffenrode, ruler of Ghussigny/poet, dies in battle (1673)
  • Leonarda da Vinci MacLaren, founder of the LSE, dies at 83 (1994)

Five random things that happened on this day...

  • Gustaaf I begins Reformation in Sweden, taking RC possessions (1527)
  • Zanzibar granted internal self-government by Britain (1963)
  • Zoe Paleologa departs Rome for Moscow (1472)
  • Wake Island becomes unincorporated territory of U.S. (US Air Force) (1972)
  • Moon tremor perceived (hit by Taurid meteors) (1975)

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