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1857 Ronald Ross (English Bacteriologist; 1902 Nobel Laureate for Medicine or Physiology) Ronald Ross Malaria 1902 Nobel Laureate for Medicine or Physiology
1928 Agnes D. Lattimer (Tennessee-born African-American Physician) Tennessee Mathematicians and Scientists Medical Profession
Sports Figures
1896 Charles Pahud de Mortanges (Dutch Equestrian; Olympic Medalist in 1924, 1928 and 1932) Dutch Sports Figures Equestrians The Olympics
1914 Joe Louis (Alabama-born African-American Member of the Boxing Hall of Fame) Joe Louis International Boxing Hall of Fame African American Sports Figures
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1852 George Dollond (English Optician, Inventor) English Scientists & Mathamaticians Inventors and Inventions Center for the Study of Technology snd Society
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1986 A 5.7 Magnitude Earthquake Kills Two People and Destroys 1,500 Buildings Along the Georgia-Turkey Border Georgia Turkey Earthquake Death USGS
1995 English Mother, 33-year-old Alison Hargreaves, 33, Is the First Woman to Scale Mt. Everest Unaided English Sports Figures Women Mountain Climbing Historic Firsts Mt. Everest BBC

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