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1866 Anne Sullivan (Massachusetts-born Educator of the Deaf and Blind: Teacher of Helen Keller) Anne Sullivan Helen Keller Blindness Educators of Note
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1892 Juan Belmonte (Spanish Bullfighter) Spanish Sports Figures Sports
1941 Pete Rose (Ohio-born Baseball Player: Holds Major League Record for Most Hits in a Career) Pete Rose Baseball Major League Baseball
1966 Greg Maddox (Texas-born Baseball Pitcher) Texas Sports Figures Baseball Major League Baseball
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1813 Religious Society of Friends Founds the First Private Psychiatric Hospital Near Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pennsylvanaia Mental Health Psychology Historic Firsts Intellihealth
1886 A Tornado Kills 79 People in the Minnesota Counties of Stearns, Benton, and Morrison Devastating the City of Sauk Rapids Sauk Rapids, Minnesota Tornado Death Minnesota Historical Society
1910 President Taft Begins a Tradition Throwing Out the First Ball At Washington Senators' Home Opener President William Howard Taft Baseball Historic Firsts Major League Baseball New York Times
1953 The Milwaukee Braves Defeat the St. Louis Cardinals, 3-2 in 10 Innings, Playing Their Official Debut in Milwaukee Milwaukee, Wisconsin Baseball Major League Baseball Historic Firsts Wisconsin Historical Society
1968 Roberto de Vicenzo's Scorecard Error Gives the Masters Championship to Illinois' Bob Goalby Illinois Sports Figures The Masters Sports Illustrated New York Times
1974 South Africa's Gary Player Wins His Second Masters Championship Gary Player The Masters Sports Illustrated
1985 Germany's Bernhard Langer Wins the Masters Championship German SportsFigures The Masters Sports Illustrated
1996 Britain's Nick Faldo Overcomes 6-stroke Deficit on Final Day to Win Third Masters Championship British SportsFigures The Masters Sports Illustrated New York Times
2002 Tiger Woods Is Only the Third Player to Win Back-to-Back Masters Titles Tiger Woods Famous African Americans The Masters

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