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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
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
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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