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1839 George Cadbury (English Social Reformer and Chocolate Manufacturer) George Cadbury Chocolate Cadbury
1915 Elizabeth Stern (Canadian-born American Pathologist) Canadian Scientists and Mathematicians Disease Writer's Almanac
Sports Figures
1926 Duke Snider (Los Angeles-born Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Los Angeles Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame
1936 Al Oerter (New York-born Member of the Track and Field Hall of Fame) Al Oerter Track and Field Hall of Fame The Olympic Games
1943 Joe Morgan (Texas-born African-American Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Texas Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame Famous African Americans
1967 Jim Abbott (Michigan-born One-Handed Professional Baseball Pitcher) Jim Abbott Baseball Special Needs Education
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1889 Georgia Legislature Bans Sale of Cigarettes, Tobacco or Cigarette Paper to Minors Georgia Tobacco Child Health Care University of Georgia
1913 Francis Ouimet Is First Amateur to Win the U.S. Open Golf Tournament Golf U.S. Open Historic Firsts Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities
1926 The Duluth Eskimos Professional Football Team Defeats the Kansas City Cowboys 7-0 Duluth, Minnesota Football Minnesota Historical Society
1985 Mexico City Earthquake Kills Thousands Mexico City Earthquakes Death New York Times

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