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Sports Figures
1956 Ingemar Stenmark (Swedish World & Olympic Champion Skier) Sweden Skiing The Olympics
1964 Bonnie Blair (New York-born Olympic Gold Medal Speed Skater) New York Athletes Speed Skating The Olympics Biography.com
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1718 While in Belgrade, the Infant Son of Lady Mary Wortley Montague Is the First English Subject to be Inoculated Against Smallpox England Small Pox Historic Firsts Chambers Book of Days
1892 Lord Stanley, Governor General of Canada, Donates Cup as Award for Best Ice Hockey Team in Canada Canada Ice Hockey NHL
1953 A 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Kills 1070 People in West Turkey Turkey Earthquake Death USGS
Major League Baseball Approves the Move of the Boston Braves to Milwaukee Boston, Massachusetts Milwaukee, Wisconsin Baseball Major League Baseball New York Times Wisconsin Historical Society
1972 University of Kentucky's Adolph Rupp Coaches His Last Game, a 73-54 Loss to Florida State Kentucky Sports Figures Basketball Hall of Fame University of Kentucky
2002 A 13-year-old Spectator Dies Two Days After Being Struck in the Head by a Puck at a Professional Hockey Game Hockey NHL Death History Chanel

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