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1944 Rick Barry (New Jersey-born Member of the Basketball Hall of Fame) New Jersey Sports Figures Basketball Hall of Fame
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1953 Jim Thorpe (Oklahoma-born Native-American Olympic Champion; Member of the College and Professional Football Hall's of Fame) Jim Thorpe Native American Studies College Football Hall of Fame Professional Football Hall of Fame 1912 Summer Olympic Games
1841 Dorothea Dix Begins Her Crusade on Behalf of the Mentally Ill Dorothea Dix Mental Illness Massachusetts Fou8ndation for the Humanities
1891 First World Weightlifting Championship Held Weightlifiting Historic Firsts 2004 Athens Olympic Games
1912 The Oxford and the Cambridge Boats Both Sink in the Annual Varsity Boat Race English Sports Figures Rowing Oxford-Cambridge Varsity Boat Race Historic UK
1965 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Is Centered Near the West Coast of Chile Kills 400 Chile Earthquakes Death USGS
1969 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Kills 11 in Turkey, Destroys 7,000 Homes Turkey Earthquakes Death U.S. Geologic Survey
1970 7.3 Earthquake Destroys 254 Villages in Turkey: 1,086 Die Turkey Earthquakes Death U.S. Geologic Survey
1982 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Near the Coast of Peru Kills 3 Peru Earthquakes Death U.S. Geologic Survey
1996 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Kills 27 in Ecuador, Leaves Thousands Homeless Ecuador Earthquakes Death U.S. Geologic Survey
1999 6.6 Magnitude Earthquake Kills 100 in Xizang-India Border Region, Thousands Homeless India Earthquakes Death U.S. Geologic Survey
The Baltimore Orioles Defeat the Cuban National Team 3-2 in 11 Innings Cuban Sports Figures Maryland Sports Figures Major League Baseball Baseball Hispanic Sports Figures New York Times
2007 65 Tornadoes Kill Four People and Dozens of Livestock in the Plains States Colorado Kansas Nebraska Oklahoma Texas Tornadoes Death CNN

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