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1876 J. J. R. Macleod (Scottish-born 1923 Nobel Laureate for Medicine or Physiology for Discovery of Insulin) Scottish Scientists and Mathemaitcians Diabetes 1923 Nobel Laureate for Medicine or Physiology
Sports Figures
1888 Urban "Red" Faber (Iowa-born Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Iowa Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame
1909 Mickey Riley (Michael Galitzen: 1932 Olympic Gold Medal Diver) California Sports Figures 1932 Summer Olympics Swimming Hall of Fame
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1882 Seven Men Participate in the Nation's First 100-mile Bike Race Massachusetts Bicycling Historic Firsts Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities
1899 The First Carnation Condensed Milk Is Manufactured in Kent, Washington Washington Foods & Nutrition Historic Firsts State of Washington
1960 Rafer Johnson Sets an Olympic Decathlon Record of 8,392 Points Track & Field The Olympic Games Famous African Americans ESPN
1975 Martina Navratilova Requests Asylum at U.S. Open Tennis Tournament Martina Navratilova The Cold War International Tennis Hall of Fame New York Times
1978 First Successful Laboratory Production of Human Insulin Is Announced Medical Research Genetics Historic Firsts Genentech
1995 Cal Ripken Plays His 2,131st Consecutive Game Breaking Lou Gehrig's Record Cal Ripken Baseball Baltimore Orioles

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