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1955 Dan Gutman (New York City-born Children's Author) New York City Authors and Illustrators Sports Official Website
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1962 Evander Holyfield (Alabama-born African-American Professional Boxer) Alabama Sports Figures Boxing Official Website
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1849 Elizabeth Blackwell Graduates As First Woman to Receive Medical Degree in U.S. Elizabeth Blackwell Medicine Historic Firsts Library of Congress
1873 Yale, Princeton, Columbia, Rutgers Establish First Rules for Intercollegiate Football Football Historic Firsts Yale University
1957 Montreal's Maurice Richard First NHL Player to Score 500 Career Goals Canadian Sports Figures National Hockey League Hockey Hall of Fame Historic Firsts USA Today
1968 Bill Toomey Wins the Olympic Decathlon at Mexico City Mexico Pennsylvania Sports Figures 1968 Summer Olympic Games USA Track and Field Hall of Fame The New York Times
1985 Nebraska's Dale Klein Kicks I-A record 7 FGs in 7 Attempts Against Missouri University of Nebraska Football Football Historic Firsts USA Today
2001 NJ Postal Worker, New York Post Employee Test Positive for Skin Anthrax U.S. Postal Service Disease War on Terrorism The New York Times

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