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Sports Figures
1913 Jesse Owens (Alabama-born African-American Member of the Track and Field Hall of Fame) Jesse Owens Track & Field Hall of Fame The Olympic Games Famous African Americans
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
2009 Jack Kramer (Nevada-born Member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame) Jack Kramer International Tennis Hall of Fame
1914 Ned Allis, a Native of Milwaukee Representing Harvard University, Wins the National Intercollegiate Golf Association Milwaukee, Wisconsin Golf Harvard Golf Wisconsin Historical Society
1919 Coca-Cola Co. Is Purchased for $30M by Trust Company of Georgia Georgia Coca Cola Business University of Georgia
1984 NBA Rookie, Michael Jordan, Signs 7-year Contract with Chicago Bulls Michael Jordan Basketball Famous African Americans NBA
1988 Hurricane Gilbert Slams Jamaica with 145 mph Winds of 145 mph: 45 Die, $1B Damage Jamaica Hurricanes Death Economics New York Times

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