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OCTOBER 11

1844 Henry John Heinz (Pennsylvania-born Founder of Heinz Foods) John Henry Heinz Foods and Nutrition
1961 Steve Young (Utah-born Member of the Professional Football Hall of Fame) Utah Professional Football Hall of Fame
1969 Orlando "El Duque" Hernandez (Cuban-born Professional Baseball Player) Orlando Hernandez Baseball Latin-American Sports Figures
1989 Michelle Wie (Hawaiian-born Professional Golfer) Michelle Wie Golf Asian-American Sports Figures
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1982 Edith Quimby (Illinois-born Pioneer in the Study of Radiation) Illinois Scientists and Mathematicians Radiation The Manhattan Project Heritage Preservation Association Intellihealth
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1918 7.5 Magnitude Earthquake and Tsunami Kill 116 in Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Earthquake Tsunami Death USGS
1948 The Cleveland Indians Win the World Series Ohio Sports Figures Baseball Major League Baseball Baseball Almanac Ohio Historical Society
1974 After Declaring Bankruptcy, the Detroit Wheels Are Scratched From the Rest of the Schedule of the World Football League Detroit, Michigan Football Business State of Michigan
1980 Second Earthquake in Three Hours Hits Algeria Algeria Earthquake Death BBC
1984 Mario Lemieux Scores a Goal on His First NHL Shot Ice Hockey NHL Sport News

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