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1867 Lillian Wald (Ohio-born Nurse, Anti-War Activist) Lillian Wald Medicine World War I
1977 Shannon Miller (Missouri-born Gymnast; Olympic Gold Medalist) Shannon Miller Gymnastics The Olympic Games
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1890 Juliet Opie Hopkins (Virginia-born Superintendent of Confederate Civil War Hospitals) Virginia Political and Social Leaders Medical Professionals American Civil War Alabama Archive
1869 Robert T. Freeman Is First African American Graduate of Harvard Dental School Medicine African-American History Historic Firsts Massachusetts Dental Society
1890 John Sealy Training School for Nurses Opens in Galveston, the First Nursing School in Texas Galveston, Texas Medical Professions Historic Firsts Texas State Historical Association
1988 England's Prince Charles Narrowly Avoids Death in Swiss Avalanche Switzerland English Political and Social Leaders Prince Charles Snow Death BBC
1989 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake in Malawi Leaves 9 Dead, 100 Injured, 50,000 Homeless Malawi Earthquake Death USGS

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