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1944 Nancy Goor (Washington, D.C.-born Health Expert, Children's Author) Washington, D.C. Authors American Artists Medicine and Health Care
1947 Tom Sullivan (Massachusetts-born Blind Popular Singer, Children's Author) Massachusetts Authors and Illustrators Blindness Singer Songwriter Young-adult Authors
Sports Figures
1897 Effa Manley (Pennsylvania-born African-American Co-owner of the Newark Eagles of the National Negro League ) Effa Manley Baseball Hall of Fame African-American Sports Figures African American Registry
1939 Cale Yarborough (South Carolina-born Race Driver) South Carolina Auto Racing History Channel
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1972 Maurits C Escher (Dutch Artist) M.C. Escher Puzzles Mathematics Art
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1871 In Edinburgh, Scotland Defeats England in the First Rugby International Between the Two Countries Scotland England Rugby Historic Firsts Historic UK
1914 World's First Blood Transfusion Is Performed at the Hôpital Saint-Jean in Brussels, Belgium Belgium Medical Research Blood Historic Firsts IntelliHealth
1917 Seattle Metropolitans Defeat the Montreal Canadians As First U.S. Team to Win the Stanley Cup Canada Seattle, Washington Hockey Historic Firsts NHL New York Times
1925 University of Texas Track Coach, Clyde Littlefield, Inaugurates the Texas Relays Texas Sports Figures Track and Field Texas Relays Historic Firsts Texas State Historical Society
1964 9.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Alaska (largest ever in the U.S.): 15 Die Prince William Sound Earthquake Earthquakes Death Writer's Almanac USGS
Tsunami Kills 110 Following Alaskan Earthquake Tsunamis Death National Public Radio
1994 Piedmont, Alabama Church Collapses in Tornado: 20 Die Tornados Alabama Death NOAA

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