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1912 Horace Rains (Georgia-born African-American Physician) Horace Rains Health Care Human Rights/Civil Rights African-American Political and Social Leaders
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1880 A Fire at the St. Peter State Hospital in Minnesota, Kills 10-15 of the Resident Patients Minnesota Health Care Mental Health Fire Death Minnesota Historical Society
1953 Pravda Reports Arrest of Doctors for Intentionally Providing Harmful Treatments to Soviet Leaders Soviet Political and Social Leaders Medicine Journalism Cold War CNN
Don Barksdale Is First African American to play in An NBA All-Star Game California Sports Figures Basketball NBA African-American Sports Figures Historic Firsts Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame
1957 Wham-O Company Begins Mass-Production of the Frisbee Hobbies and Games Inventors & Inventions Ultimate
1982 Henry Aaron and Frank Robinson Are Voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame Henry Aaron Texas Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame African-American Sports Figures New York Times
1999 Michael Jordan Announces His Retirement from Professional Basketball Michael Jordan Basketball Famous African Americans PBS

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