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1896 Alton Ochsner (South Dakota-born Cardiologist; Among the to First Link Cigarettes and Cancer) South Dakota Mathematicians and Scientists Medical Research Tobacco
1932 Beverly Butler (Wisconsin-born Children's Author) Wisconsin Authors Young-adult Authors Special Education
Sports Figures
1903 Elmer Layden (Iowa-born Member of the College Football Hall of Fame) Iowa Sports Figures College Football Hall of Fame
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
2010 Ernie Harwell (Georgia-born Media Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Ernie Harwell Detroit Sports Figures Radio Baseball Hall of Fame
1855 The World's First Women's Hospital, the Woman's Hospital of New York City, Is Opened New York City Health Care Women's Health Historic Firsts IntelliHealth
1871 The Fort Wayne Kekionga Beat the Cleveland Forest Citys, 2-0, in the First Professional Baseball Game of the National Association Fort Wayne, Indiana Cleveland, Ohio Baseball Historic Firsts Indiana Historical Society
1891 The Nation's First African-American Administered Hospital Opens in Chicago Chicago Medicine African-American History Historic Firsts African-American Registry
1965 New York City's Lew Alcindor (Kareem Abdul Jabbar) Announces He Will Attend UCLA New York City Sports Figures Basketball Hall of Fame African-American Sports Figures UCLA New York Times
1975 The Minnesota Twins Retire Number 3 in Honor of Harmon Killebrew Minnesota Sports Figures Idaho Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Minnesota Historical Society
2007 200 mph Winds from 1.5-mile Wide F5 Tornado Kills 10 and Destroys Greensburg, Kansas Greensburg, Kansas Tornados Death CNN

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