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OCTOBER 5

1879 Peyton Rous (Maryland-born 1966 Nobel Laureate Medicine or Physiology) Maryland Mathematicians and Scientists Cancer 1966 Nobel Laureate Medicine or Physiology
Sports Figures
1965 Mario Lemieux (Canadian-born Professional Hockey Player) Canadian Sports Figures NHL
1965 Grant Hill (Texas-born African-American Professional Basketball Player) Texas Sports Figures African-American Sports Figures NBA
Deaths
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1823 The British Medical Journal, The Lancet, Is First Published Great Britain Medicine Historic Firsts The Lancet Intellihealth
1918 3,000 Cases of Spanish Influenza Reported at Augusta Georgia's Camp Hancock Georgia Influenza University of Georgia
1921 Giants Play the Yankees in the First World Series Game Broadcast on Radio New York City Baseball Radio Historic Firsts Newsday
1948 110,000 Die in 7.3 Magnitude Turkmenistan Earthquake Turkmenistan Earthquake Death USGS
2001 Barry Bonds Hits Homeruns 71 & 72 for New Major League Season Record Baseball NY Times

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