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1893 Charles Atlas (Italian-born American Body-builder and Trainer) Charles Atlas Health & Fitness
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1862 Ormsby MacKnight Mitchell (Kentucky-born Union General: Died of Yellow Fever) Ormsby MacKnight Mitchell American Civil War Yellow Fever History Channel
1890 Oakland, California Enacts Anti-drug Law California Illegal Drugs Law & Legal Resources History Channel
1954 The NBA Plays Its First Game with the 24-second Clock Basketball NBA Time Historic Firsts New York Times
1969 University of Washington Coach Jim Owens Suspends Four African American Football Players Washington State Football African-American Heritage University of Washington Football History Link
1974 Muhammad Ali Knocks Out George Foreman to Regain World Heavyweight Boxing Title Muhammad Ali George Foreman Boxing African-American Sports Figures New York Times New York Times
1983 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Destroys 50 Villages in Turkey, Killing 1,342 Turkey Earthquake Death USGS
1988 Phillip Morris Buys Kraft Foods Foods & Nutrition Business & Economics Television News Archive
1998 Hurricane Mitch Triggers Mudslide Killing 2,000+ on Slopes of Nicaragua's Casita Volcano Nicaragua Hurricane Volcano Death NOAA

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