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1693 Antoine Ferrein (French Surgeon and Anatomist) French Scientists & Mathematicians Medical Research Anatomy Intellihealth
1912 Jack Kent Cooke (Canadian-born American Business Leader; Owner of the Washington Redskins: 1960-97) Canadian Business Leaders Washington, D.C. American Business Leaders Football
1971 Pedro Martinez (Dominican Republic-born Major League Baseball Player) Pedro Martinez Baseball
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1999 Payne Stewart (South Dakota-born Professional Golfer: Plane Crash) South Dakota Missouri Sports Figures Professional Golfer Air Disasters CNN
1848 Completion of Boston's First Municipal Water System Is Celebrated Boston Water Health and Fitness Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities
1902 Barney Oldfield Wins His First Auto Race Driving Henry Ford's 999 Barney Oldfield Auto Racing Henry Fod Hot Rod
1921 Hurricane Kills Seven in Tampa-St. Petersburg, Destroys 500+ Homes in Ybor City, Florida Florida Hurricane Death Florida State Historical Society
1981 7.4 Magnitude Earthquake Kills Three in Southern Mexico Mexico Earthquake Death USGS
1986 Routine Groundball through the Legs of Bill Buckner Leads to Red Sox World Series Defeat Boston, Massachusetts Major League Baseball New York Times
1987 The Minnesota Twins Defeat the St. Louis Cardinals in the 7th Game of the World Series Minnesota Sports Figures Missouri Sports Figures Baseball Major League Baseball Minnesota State Historical Society
1990 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Kills Eleven in Central Pakistan Pakistan Earthquake Death USGS
1999 Golfer Payne Stewart Is Killed When His Crashes in South Dakota South Dakota Missouri Sports Figures Professional Golfer Air Disasters CNN

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