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1936 Ferid Murad (Indiana-born 1998 Nobel Laureate for Medicine or Physiology) Ferid Murad Medical Research 1998 Nobel Laureate for Medicine or Physiology
Sports Figures
1869 Kid Nichols (Wisconsin-born Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Wisconsin Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1927 Isadora Duncan (San Francisco-born Dancer) Isadora Duncan Dance
1905 Oldest Annual Car Race First Run for Britain's Royal Automobile Club Trophy Great Britain Auto Racing Historic Firsts Isle of Man Guide
1919 Five Die When Hurricane Destroys Spohn Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas Texas Hurricane Health Care Death Texas State Historical Association
1953 Ernie Banks (ss) & Gene Baker (2b) First Cubs' African-American Players Baseball Hall of Fame African-American History The Chicago Cub Historic Firsts African American Registry
1968 Detroit's Denny McClain Defeats Oakland 5-4 to Win 30 Games (31-4) Detroit Sports Figures Baseball USA Today State of Michigan
1969 Richard Brickhouse Wins First Talladega 500 at Alabama's Talladega Speedway Alabama NASCAR Talladega
1987 Cal Ripken Jr.'s Consecutive-innings Streak Is Stopped at 8,243 Innings Cal Ripken Jr. Baseball Hall of Fame ESPN
1990 Ken Griffey & Ken Griffey, Jr. Hit Back-to-Back Home Runs for Seattle Mariners Baseball African-American History The Seattle Mariners Historic Firsts African American Registry
1994 Commissioner Bud Selig Cancels Baseball Season Due to Player Strike Bud Selig Baseball Labor Job Actions New York Times

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