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1888 Sue Sophia Dauser (California-born Chief Nurse of the Navy Nurse Corps in World War II) California Scientists & Mathematicians Medical Professionals World War II U.S. Navy
1917 Arnold "Red" Auerbach (New York City-born Member of the Basketball Hall of Fame) New York City Sports Figures Basketball Hall of Fame
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
2002 William Rosenberg (Massachusetts-born Founder of Dunkin' Donuts) Massachusetts Business Leaders Dunkin Donuts Masachusetts Foundation for the Humanities New York Times
1967 Hurricane Beulah Wracks the Texas Coast: $150M Damage, 300,000 Evacuated Texas Hurricane Death Texas State Historical Association
1973 Billie Jean King Defeats Bobby Riggs 6-4, 6-3, 6-3 $100,000 Winner-take-all Tennis Match Billie Jean King Tennis Hall of Fame Economics New York Times
1984 Emory A. Tate, Jr. Wins the Armed Forces Chess Championship Tournament Chicago Chess African-American History Chess Drum
1998 Cal Ripken Ends His Streak After Playing Record 2,632 Consecutive Games Cal Ripken Baseball New York Times

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