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Sports Figures
1945 John Curry (English Olympic Figure Skater) John Curry Figure Skating The Olympic Games
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1863 In Faribault, Five Students Attend the First Classes Held at the Minnesota School for the Deaf Faribault, Minnesota Education Deafness Historic Firsts Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf Minnesota Historical Society
1919 Hurricane Devastates Key West, Florida: 300 Die Florida Hurricanes Death Florida State Historical Society
1933 Joe Hauser Hits His 69th Season Home Run for the Minneapolis Millers Minor League Baseball Team Minneapolis, Minnesota Baseball Minnesota Historical Society
1965 Hurricane Betsy Hits Louisiana, Killing 60 People Louisiana Hurricanes Death Louisiana Secretary of State
1968 Arthur Ashe Is Only African-American Male to Win U.S. Open in Tennis Arthur Ashe International Tennis Hall of Fame African-American History Historic Firsts Sports Illustrated

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