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1877 Thomas Aloysius Dorgan (San Francisco-born Cartoonist, Sports Reporter) San Francisco Writers Cartoonist Boxing
Sports Figures
1922 George Allen (Detroit-born Member of the Professional Football Hall of Fame) Detroit Sports Figures Professional Football Hall of Fame
1947 Jim Ryun (Kansas-born Member of the Track & Field Hall of Fame) Kansas Sports Figures Track & Field Hall of Fame Olympic Games
Johnny Miller (San Francisco-born Member of the International Golf Hall of Fame) San Francisco Sports Figures International Golf Hall of Fame
1951 Dale Earnhardt (North Carolina-born Race Driver) Dale Earnhardt NASCAR
1970 Andre Agassi (Nevada-born Professional Tennis Player) Nevada Sports Figures Tennis
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1965 6.5 Magnitude Earthquake Kills 5 in Washington's Puget Sound Area Washington Earthquakes Death U.S. Geological Survey History Link
1986 Playing the Seattle Mariners in Fenway Park, Boston's Roger Clemens Is the First Major League Pitcher to Strike Out 20 Batters in a 9-inning Game Boston, Massachusetts Seattle, Washington Texas Sports Figures Baseball Major League Baseball Historic Firsts The History Channel New York Times
1991 A Cyclone Kills 135,000 in Bangladesh Bangladesh Hurricanes/Cyclones Death The History Channel
1996 Henry Aaron Hits His First Home Run as a Member of the Atlanta Braves Atlanta, Georgia Henry Aaron Baseball Hall of Fame Major League Baseball University of Georgia

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