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1939 John Cleese (English Actor: "Monty Python") English Performing Artists Actors Film Television
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1955 Clark Griffith (Missouri-born Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Missouri Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame
1553 Spanish Physician Michael Servetus Is Burned at the Stake for Heresy for His Theory of Blood Circulation Spanish Scientists and Mathematicians Medicine Blood Religion Death Intellihealth
1985 5.9 Magnitude Earthquake Kills Six in Algeria Algeria Earthquake Death USGS
1991 The Minnesota Twins Beat the Atlanta Braves 1-0 in the 7th Game of the World Series Minnesota Sports Figures Atlanta, Georgia Baseball Major League Baseball Minnesota Historical Society
1998 Luxury Sailing Vessel Fantome Sinks Off Honduras in Hurricane Mitch, All Crew Perish Honduras Naval History Hurricanes Death History Link
2002 Emmitt Smith Breaks Walter Payton's 15-year-old N.F.L. Career Rushing Record National Football League New York Times
2004 The Boston Red Sox Sweep the St. Louis Cardinals to Win the World Series Boston, Massachusetts St. Louis, Missouri Baseball Major League Baseball Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities

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