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Sports Figures
1943 Bobby Fischer (Chicago-born World Chess Champion) Bobby Fischer World Chess Champion
1950 Danny Sullivan (Kentucky-born Race Car Driver) Kentucky Sports Figures Auto Racing
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
2005 Glenn Davis (California-born 1946 Heisman Trophy Winner) California Sports Figures College Football Hall of Fame 1946 Heisman Trophy Winner
1848 Schoolteacher Harriet E. Bishop Forms Minnesota's First Temperance Society to Oppose Drunkenness Minnesota Drug and Alcohol Abuse Historic Firsts Minnesota Historical Society
1881 Texas Law Provides for Inspectors to Control the Movement of Diseased Sheep Texas Government Laws and Legal Resources Health Care Sheep Texas State Historical Association
The Arkansas State Board of Medical Examiners Is Created Arkansas Government Health Care Arkansas History Commission
1922 Florida's Board of Health "Rat Proofs" Pensacola to Confine the City's Bubonic Plague Outbreak Pensacola, Florida Bubonic Plague Rats Florida Historical Society
1935 Ohio State's Jesse Owens Breaks 3 World Records and Ties a 4th in Roughly One Hour Jesse Owens Track and Field Hall of Fame African-American Sports Figures Ohio State University New York Times
1990 Antonia Novello Sworn in as First Female & First Hispanic Surgeon General Antonia Novello Surgeon General of the United States Health Care Women Latin American Studies New York Times

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