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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
2010 Juan Antonio Samaranch (Spanish-born Director of the International Olympic Committee) Juan Antonio Samaranch International Olympic Committee
1959 16'10" 2,664 lb. White Shark Is Largest Fish Ever Caught with a Rod and Reel Australia Sharks TCPalm
1961 The Minnesota Twins Play Their First Game at Metropolitan Stadium, Losing to the Washington Senators, 5-3 Minneapolis, Minnesota Washington, D.C. Sports Figures Baseball Major League Baseball Historic Firsts Minnesota Historical Society
1980 Rosie Ruiz Tries to Steal the Boston Marathon Boston Marathon Marathons Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities
1991 U.S. Postal Service Issues Stamps to Promote the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta Atlanta, Georgia 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympic Games University of Georgia

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