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1869 Alice Hamilton (New York City-born Pioneer in Medical Issues Related to the Industrial Workplace New York City Scientist and Mathematicians Medicine Labor
1890 Mabel Keaton Staupers (African-American Nurse Who Helped End the Segregation of Nurses in the U.S. Military) Mabel Keaton Staupers Medicine World War II African-American Scientists & Mathematicians
1899 Charles Herbert Best (Canadian co-Discoverer of Insulin with Frederick G. Banting) Canadian Scientists and Mathematicians Diabetes IntelliHealth
Sports Figures
1902 Gene Sarazen (New York-born Member of the World Golf Hall of Fame) New York Athletes World Golf Hall of Fame
1961 James Worthy (North Carolina-born African-American Member of the Basketball Hall of Fame) North Carolina Sports Figures African American Sports Figures Basketball Hall of Fame
1976 Tony Gonzalez (California-born Latin-American Professional Football Player) Tony Gonzalez Football Latin American Sports Figures
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1996 Vic Janowicz (Ohio-born 1950 Heisman Trophy Winner; Member of the College Football Hall of Fame) Ohio Sports Figures College Football Hall oif Fame 1950 Heisman Trophy Winner Ohio State University Ohio Historical Society
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1900 Working for Bayer, Felix Hoffmann, Receives a Patent for a Less-Acidic Aspirin Drugs & Medicines Organic Chemistry Inventors and Inventions Trademarks and Patents USPTO
1983 Ireland's Eamonn Coghlan Runs the First sub-3:50 Indoor Mile (3m 49.78s) Irish Sports Figures Track & Field Historic Firsts New York Times
1988 Debi Thomas First African American to Win a Winter Olympic Medal Olympics Figure Skating African-American History Historic Firsts New York Times African American Registry
1997 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Kills 57 in Pakistan Pakistan Earthquakes Death USGS

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