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1754 Benjamin Waterhouse (physician) Rhode Island Scientists & Mathematicians Small Pox
Sports Figures
1888 Knute Rockne (Norwegian-American Football Coach; Member of the College Football Hall of Fame) Knute Rockne College Football Hall of Fame New York Times
1891 Dazzy Vance (Iowa-born Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Iowa Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame
1901 Charles Goren (Pennsylvania-born Contract Bridge Authority) Pennsylvania Sports Figures Games
1961 Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini (Ohio-born Professional Boxer) Ohio Sports Figures Boxing
1976 Peyton Manning (Louisiana-born Professional Football Player) Peyton Manning Football
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1841 William Henry Harrison Delivers the Longest Inaugural Speech in History, Catches Pneumonia and Dies in 1 Month William Henry Harrison The American Presidency Pneumonia Writer's Alamanc
1952 8.1 Magnitude Earthquake with a 10' Tsunami Kills 62 in Japan, Destroying over 1,000 Homes Japan Earthquakes Tsunami Death USGS
1977 7.2 Magnitude Earthquake in Romania Kills 1,541 People. Injuring 10,500 Romania Earthquakes Death USGS
1990 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Kills 11 People in Pakistan, Injuring 40 Pakistan Earthquakes Death USGS

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