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1901 Charles Huggins (Canadian-born American 1966 Nobel Laureate for Physiology or Medicine)  Charles Huggins Medical Research 1966 Nobel Laureate for Physiology or Medicine
1920 Bob Lemon (California-born Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Bob Lemon Baseball Hall of Fame
1927 Tommy Lasorda (Pennsylvania-born Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Tommy Lasorda Baseball Hall of Fame
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1890 An Expeditionary Team Make the First Recorded Ascent of Washington's Mount Olympus Washignton Mountains Climbing Historic Firsts Olympic National Park History Link
1927 Gene Tunney Defends Heavyweight Title Against Jack Dempsey in Chicago Chicago Boxing Hall of Fame Boxing Hall of Fame History Channel New York Times
1952 Classes Open at the University of Miami Medical School, Florida's First Medical School Florida Education Medicine Education University of Miami Medical School
1959 African Americans Petition End Segregation of Jacksonville, FL Recreation Facilities Florida Golf Racism Civil Rights/Human Rights African American Heritage Florida State Historical Society
1968 Cesar Tovar Plays All Nine Positions in the Same Game for the Minnesota Twins Venezuelan Sports Figures Minnesota Sports Figures Baseball Major League Baseball Latin American Sports Figures Minnesota Historical Society
1969 San Francisco's Willie Mays Hits 600th Career Home Run in San Diego Alabama Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame New York Times

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