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1845 Daniel David Palmer (Canadian Who Founded Chiropractics) Canadian Scientists and Mathematicians Health Care IntelliHealth
1857 Julius Wagner-Jauregg (Austrian Psychiatrist, Neurologist) Austrian Scientists & Mathemaitcians Psychiatry 1927 Nobel Laureate for Physiology or Medicine
Sports Figures
1938 Janet Guthrie (Iowa-born Sports Car Driver) Janet Guthrie Auto Racing Women Sports Figures
1950 Franco Harris (New Jersey-born African-American Member of the Professional Football Hall of Fame) New Jersey Sports Figures Professional Football Hall of Fame African American Sports Figures
1952 Lynn Swann (Tennessee-born African-American Member of the Professional Football Hall of Fame) Tennessee Sports Figures Professional Football Hall of Fame African American Sports Figures
1960 Joe Carter (Oklahoma-born African-American Professional Baseball Player) Oklahoma Sports Figures Baseball Famous African-Americans
Ivan Lendl (Czech Member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame) Czech Republic Sports Figures International Tennis Hall of Fame
1965 Jesper Bo Parnevik (Swedish Professional Golfer) Sweden Golf
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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1857 Baseball Rules That 9 Innings Constitute an Official Baseball Game, Not 9 Runs Baseball Baseball Library
1882 The Minnesota State Butter and Cheese Association Is Organized in Rochester Rochester, Minnesota Farming and Agriculture Cheese Minnesotsa Historical Society
1914 Ring Lardner Publishes His First Story "A Busher's Letters Home," in the Saturday Evening Post Ring Lardner Journalism Baseball Historic Firsts American Collection
1927 7.9 Magnitude Earthquake Kills 3,020 in Tango, Japan Tango, Japan Earthquakes Death USGS
1929 Earthquake Kills 1 in El Paso, Texas El Paso, Texas Earthquakes Death Texas State Historical Association
1935 Malcolm Campbell Sets a World Speed Record of 276 mph at Daytona Beach, Florida Daytona, Florida Auto Racing Historic Firsts Florida Historical Society
1951 In Detroit, Ezzard Charles Defeats Jersey Joe Walcott to Retain the World Heavyweight Championship Detroit, Michigan Georgia Sports Figures Ezzard Charles Jersey Joe Walcott University of Georgia
1988 In Alaska, Vern Tejas of Anchorage Completes the First Solo Ascent of Mt. McKinley Alaska U.S. Mountains Mountain Climbing Historic Firsts Alaska Historical Society

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